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Books for Before a Dentist Visit

Is it time for your 5- to 8-year-old child's dental checkup? Help ease the worry, or introduce the dentist with these fun stories.
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Doctor De Soto
by William Steig Illustrated by William Steig
Doctor De Soto, the mouse dentist, is very good at his work. He treats small animals in his normal dentist's chair, and bigger animals by climbing on a ladder.
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ABC Dentist
by Harriet Ziefert Illustrated by Liz Murphy

A trip to the dentist's office is easy once you know the ABCs of it. In this book kids will learn important words like "appointment," "cavity," "plaque," and "X-ray." Informative text and lively collage illustrations make this the perfect book to calm any child's fears about the dentist.

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Just Going to the Dentist
Series: Little Critter
by Mercer Mayer Illustrated by Mercer Mayer
When he went to the dentist for the first time, Little Critter learned that it wasn't so bad.
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Going to the Dentist
Series: Usborne
by Anne Civardi Illustrated by Stephen Cartwright
This series introduces young children, in an amusing and friendly way, to situations they might find themselves in for the first time — such as going to the dentist.
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