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How to make your kid’s next visit to the doctor trauma-free
 

How to make your kid’s next visit to the doctor trauma-free

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Visits to the doctor elicit different responses in children. For some, it is an unpleasant experience they dread to do. They may even wish to have never been there in the first place. For others, it may quite be the other way around. But how do you make that happen for your child?
 
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5 Sep 2016 - General
 
Kathleen Peralta I have consents for surgery and extraction that make patients and guardians sign. For sedation cases, we require clearance from the Pediatrician. Working with children is a...
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For our pediatric visits, we usually orient our children on what to expect. Talking to them, even to our 8 month old daughter, really helps especially when they are due for vaccine in the sense that it becomes easier to comfort them. One advice we go...
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Thank you for sharing this article. Helpful for everyone especially for the future moms. I have this experience when I was a child my mom told me that when we are done on our check up, she'll reward me for it. Well, it is really effective to barg...
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I'm sure it is not an easy procedure to do, bearing in mind that they're kids and they'd would do whatever they please. I can imagine you chasing the kid around hahaha. Forcing the child to cooperate or stay still will never be an answer ...
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It really depends on the child Kathleen Peralta. I have children who are brave and wont even flinch. I have those who'll just ask questions and when they're satisfied they let you g...
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I agree with you Dr Marinelle Castro, it is a good idea that for first time visits, should just be a check up, no trauma and just letting the child build rapport with the doctor or other he...
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Oh yes Marinelle Castro. This is true. For first time visits, I always insist that we limit procedure to merely counting teeth. Just let them sit on the chair and get to know the mouth mirr...
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I think the approach to making doctor/dental visits less traumatic for kids depends on the age group. Ideally the first visit should just be a check up so that they won't get traumatized by injections or any procedure. Its like introducing a &quo...
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It's always a rollercoaster ride with children. Some will be easy and fun to treat so appointments are mostly play. Some will be challenging and you will definitely be stretched. Some will be impossible (without intervention). I agree with all th...
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