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Taking fear out of a visit to the dentist

MANY of us harbour a deep-rooted fear of the dentist - often going back to childhood.

MANY of us harbour a deep-rooted fear of the dentist - often going back to childhood.

But a Dickens Heath dental practice is working hard to change youngsters’ fears by offering a Children’s Day during the school holidays which is dedicated to young patients.

Heath Dental in Main Street is offering a host of activities including face painting to entertain young people while special events like Halloween and Christmas see plenty of decorations and dressing up in the practice.

Its Child Education Co-ordinator is also on hand to answer questions and to offer advice on sugars that are hidden in many foods and drinks and the effects they can have on children’s teeth.

 

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