Oral Health

Question
Posted by: Ellen | 2011/04/12

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EXTRACTION FOR A 5-YEAR OLD

I have a 5-year old daughter with an extremely " rotten"  back molar - the tooth needs to be removed. But she is extremely panicky and just a routine consult is such a traumatic event.
What advice can you offer regarding the best way to have the tooth extracted, is there a way to pacify her?

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

sometimes having a sibling do some treatment first helpss.
Also speak to the dentist about this - if there are many other teeth that need treatment consider sedation

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Posted by: dental expert | 2011/04/12

sometimes having a sibling do some treatment first helpss.
Also speak to the dentist about this - if there are many other teeth that need treatment consider sedation

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