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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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Dr. Kanner, Dentist with a Smile
by Alice K. Flanagan
Our Neighborhood introduces young, beginning readers to the many and varied individuals they may encounter in their communities.
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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. The biggest animals he reaches by pulley, and he works right in their mouths.

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ABC Dentist
by Harriet Ziefert Illustrated by Liz Murphy

This book presents words associated with a trip to the dentist, such as appointment, cavity, X-ray, and plaque, with accompanying color illustrations.

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Just Going to the Dentist
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
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.

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