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Help Your Kids Love the Dentist!
Oct. 2011 -- As a father of two children, it is my opinion that parents around the world struggle with many of the same challenges. At the top of this list is the daily chore of reminding our children brush their teeth at least twice a day, and floss at least once a week. I have to admit that I have been less than insistent in these areas, especially when my 6 year old daughter claims she has brushed her teeth, even while the residue of chocolate remains evident on her teeth.
Even more difficult is the task of informing our children that a visit to the dentist is on the looming horizon. After 4 years living in Costa Rica, we have made our fair share of mistakes, and have stumbled through unreliable professional relationships because we were afraid of change…and the possibility that a “change for the better” may result in a “change for the worse..."