Guiding the behavior of children in the dental setting. Opportunities for success.J Mich Dent Assoc. 2011 Jan; 93(1):36-40.JM
Through use of communication-based strategies, effective local anesthesia, and judicious use of nitrous oxide, the vast majority of children can be cooperative at the dentist's office. Proper communication with children helps to ensure that dental care is completed in a compassionate, safe manner, helping to make children's dentistry a very rewarding part of a dental practice.