Thursday, June 03, 2010

Time for the Dentist

Today was a kind of first for Liam.  He's been to the dentist, but the day care he used to go to had a traveling dentist who saw him there.  Since he was still young, that's all he's done.  Now that he's older and goes to a different day care, he's starting to go to the dentist every six months with the older kids.  And today was his first visit...

He was very excited, until they began putting the chair back.  He wasn't so sure about that, but was ok once he was down.

Then they scooted him back until his head was right up against the back edge, see the grip he's got on the arms!? :)

He enjoyed having his teeth cleaned and checked out though!  He thought it was pretty cool and kept talking about "the dentist" all day! :)

He's already looking forward to going back...


Molly said...

his daycare takes them to the dentist? that is BRILLIANT!

Lisa said...

There's a "traveling dentist" that comes to some day cares and schools around here, to be sure that kids are seen, it's great! :)

Eve said...

Looking forward to going back? Now that's One Brave Kid!! :D

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