Role playing is a great way to prepare:
- Play dentist and patient at home
- Use stuffed animals to demonstrate brushing
- Teach your child how to brush and floss at home.
For the first check-up “allow your child to bring along a favourite book or toy” and further useful tips can be found at http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/how-do-i-prepare-my-child-for-their-first-dental-appointment/.