Info for Patients

Dear Parent/Guardian:

 

In an effort to give your child a positive experience at Lumberton Pediatric Dentistry, we are selective in our use of words. Please support us by NOT USING negative words. We try to avoid words that may worry your child due to previous dental experiences. Use positive words when talking about your child’s appointment. Remember we are not trying to “fool” your child, but we are trying to create a positive experience for them at the dentist. Thanks for your help!

DO NOT USE THESE NEGATIVE WORDS:    POSITIVE WORDS USED AT OUR OFFICE:   
shot sprayer or sleepy juice
needle sprayer tip
medicine juice
a drill an electric toothbrush
drill on teeth clean a tooth, chase away sugar bugs
pull a tooth wiggle a tooth
decay, cavity sugar bug or tooth bug
examination count teeth
tooth cleaning tickle the teeth
dental pick (explorer) tooth counter
rubber dam raincoat
gas magic air or laughing gas
suction straw
water/air sprayer squirt gun
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