When you think about the fun places that you liked to go as a child, there are probably quite a few that come to mind. Parks, family vacations, even the store. But it is very unlikely that anyone has fond memories of going to the dentist. In fact, it is probably pretty rare to hear of an adult looking forward to a dental appointment. A lot of this has to do with the discomfort of having someone digging around in your mouth, or the memories of pain associated with the dentist, as many people have had to deal with cavities, fillings, braces, and other painful events. But it does not have to be this way, and many pediatric dentists are doing what they can to remedy this general perspective.
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