MICHELLE H. EDWARDS, DDS, MSD
9885 E. 116th Street, Suite 100
Fishers, IN 46037

MICHELLE H. EDWARDS, DDS, MSD
9885 E. 116th Street, Suite 100
Fishers, IN 46037

Child Friendly
Dental Phrases

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Kid Friendly Dental Phrases

Before your child’s appointment, it’s important to use positive phrases that are age appropriate when discussing their dental needs. Here are a few kid friendly dental phrases you may here us say to your child:

“Tooth Vitamins” – Fluoride treatment to keep the enamel of the teeth strong and healthy.

“Tooth Picture” – Dental X-ray

“Tooth Chair” – Mouth prop to help the child’s mouth open.

“Tooth Trampoline” – Rubber Dam used to isolate the area we are working in.

“Vacuum” – Straw to help remove saliva.

“Mr. Bumpy” – An instrument that removes dental decay slowly, causes vibrations.

“Mr. Whistle” – An instrument that removes dental decay quickly, high pitch sounds.

“Sugar Bugs” – Dental Decay

“Barbie Spoon” – An instrument to help remove dental decay.

“Princess Tooth”, “Barbie Tooth”, “Elsa Tooth” – Fun terms to use with girls when getting a filling or crown.

“Batman Tooth”, “Spiderman Tooth”, “Pirate Tooth”- Fun terms to use when boys getting a filling or crown.

“Scuba Nose”, “Elephant Nose” – Nitrous Oxide Mask (Laughing Gas)

It’s also important not to use negative phrases such as:

Shot Needle Pain Hurt Poke Drill Yank Pull Cut

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Meet Dr. Edwards

MICHELLE H. EDWARDS, DDS, MSD

Indianapolis Pediatric Dentist Dr. Edwards helps families set the stage for a life-long commitment to oral health in a friendly and approachable manner. She provides a pleasant visit to the dental office, promoting trust and confidence in young patients that lasts a lifetime.