Patient Resources

Reading a book with your child can be a great way to talk about something unfamiliar, like dental visits. The books below are some of our personal favorites.

Barney Goes to the Dentist

By Linda Cress Dowdy
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Look Mom...No Cavities! / How to Raise a Cavity-Free Child

by Gregory F. George, D.D.S.
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Harold's Hideaway Thumb

by Harriet Sonnenschein, Illustrated by Jurg Obnzt
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David Decides About Thumb Sucking - A Story for Children, a Guide for Parents

by Susan Ph.D. Heitler, Photography by Paula Singer
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Show Me Your Smile - A Visit to The Dentist (Dora the Explorer)

by Christine Ricci, Illustrated by Robert Roper
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Helpful websites:

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
www.aapd.org

American Dental Association
www.ada.org

American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aap.org

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
www.abpd.org

Academy for Sports Dentistry
www.academyforsportsdentistry.org

Autism Society of America
www.autism-society.org