We have compiled a page of links dedicated to relevant dental organizations that often have useful resources for our patients and families. Among these links is one for the American Dental Association. The American Dental Association is a non-for-profit organization and the nation’s largest dental association. It has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information, useful to professionals as well as their patients.
Of special interest are the links at the bottom of this page that reference webpages with helpful hints for making sure your children have amazing experiences at the dentist. Check them out!
American Dental Association
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Michigan Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Detroit Medical Center – Children’s Hospital
American Association of Orthodontists
American Board of Orthodontics
Links for Your Child’s Benefit When They Visit the Dentist
Getting your child prepared to see the dentist is a very big responsibility and doing certain things before your child’s first visit can make the experience an outstanding one for your family. Please visit these helpful sites that help explain what it is like to go to the dentist to help children understand what they will experience when they have their first visit.
This first link is great to review with your child.
The second link is helpful for parents to help prepare their children for success by knowing what to do and say to their children before and during the dental appointment. It also has a nice list of qualities that you should look for in your child’s dentist. Use these links before your first visit in our office to enhance the already outstanding care we promise to provide you and your children.
Going to the Dentist
Easing Children’s Fears