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First dentist appointment Andreanna ❤ Jayden 1 child; Boston, Massachusetts 790 posts
11th Aug

My son is 17 months old and his first dentist appointment is tommorow. What should I expect ? What do they do? TIA

_______Nope_________ 23772 posts
11th Aug

For my kids they looked in their mouths. Brushed their teeth, gave them new tooth brushes, talked to the kids and make them comfortable, and told us any concerns they might have (my son has a slight underbite I think it was and an attached upper lip). If there are any problems they'll bring that up, if not it's more to look at them and get the kids used to it.

The Time Police 2 kids; Cold Lake, AB, Canada 33400 posts
11th Aug

The technique depends on the doctor, actually. My daughter has seen 3, she is 18 months old. But generally, they will ask you to hold your baby and they will take a peek with a mirror and a pic... Pretty fast since kids aren't very good at sitting still. If it is someone who is good with kids, it should be the most gentle thing in the world. Good luck!

I'm His Amy He's My Rory 2 kids; Caldwell, Idaho 49251 posts
11th Aug

They asked about his diet habits, if we brushed his teeth, gave him a tooth brush and let him brush a bit and we were out. He was 15 1/2 months.

Andreanna ❤ Jayden 1 child; Boston, Massachusetts 790 posts
12th Aug

Thanks ladies