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Books are arranged in alphabetical order by title. There are a lot of books designed to help prepare children for dental visits and to educate them about their teeth. We've selected the most popular ones for America's Dental Bookstore. To see our wide selection of texts for dental professionals, visit our home page.

 

Abby's Adventures: Picture Day ... And The Missing Tooth! by Suzanne Ridolfi
ISBN: 0979551889  Publisher: Eifrig Publishing (March 23, 2009)
Only $9.99 (Reading level ages 9-12)  32 pages Paperback

Book Description
Join Abby as she stumbles through childhood's most difficult situations. Laugh along with this delightful 6-year-old as she uses a bit of spunk and a lot of creativity to handle the exciting adventures of being a kid. In this story, Abby wakes up on picture day and loses her front tooth!! How will she fix her missing tooth in time for school?

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Arthur's Loose Tooth (An I Can Read Book)
by Lillian Hoban (Illustrator), Terry Christie (Reader)
ISBN: 0694015784  Publisher: HarperAudio, Jan. 2003
$8.99  64 pages Paperback; Book plus audio cassette

Book Description
Read along with your favorite I Can Read Book characters!

I Can Read Books are the premier line of beginning readers encouraging children to learn -- and love -- to read. Featuring award-winning authors and illustrators, I Can Read Books offer a full spectrum of entertaining stories for every stage of a child's reading development.

Now the beloved characters and adventures from this popular line of books come to life with I Can Read Book & Cassettes. Each package includes a best-selling beginning reader storybook and a lively audio recording featuring:
* Word-for-word narration* Music and sound effects* Turn-the-page signals on Side 1* Uninterrupted reading on Side 2

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Arthur's Tooth by Mark Brown
ISBN: 0316112461  Publisher Joy Books, Dec. 1987
Only $6.99 (Reading level ages 4-8)  32 pages Paperback

Editorial Reviews

Ingram
Wiggling it doesn't work; neither does a hard chomp into corn on the cob--is Arthur ever going to lose his baby tooth? "Brown's ability to zoom in on childhood concerns is in full evidence here."--Booklist. Full-color illustrations.

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The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist by Stan and Jan Berenstain
ISBN: 0394848365  Publisher: Random House, Oct. 1981
$3.99  32 pages Paperback

This timeless classic is still the most popular book about a child's visit to the dentist. It is a cute book that will help prepare your children for a non-threatening visit to the dentist.

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Brush Your Teeth Please by Leslie McGuire, Jean Pidgeon, and Dina Anastasio
ISBN: 0895774747  Publisher: Readers' Digest, May 1993
$9.99 (Prices may vary) 12 pages  Hardcover pop-up book.
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Book Description
What child can resist imitating a chimp brushing its teeth back and forth? Or a shark that flosses every day? Youngsters will have lots of fun learning about proper dental hygiene in this delightful pop-up book. This book is for toddlers.

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Freddie Visits the Dentist (Little Barron's Toddler Books)
by Nicola Smee
ISBN: 0764115812  Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Apr. 2000
$0.75 (Prices may vary)   20 pages Paperback
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Toddlers' minds and imaginations grow with Little Barron's books! Bright pictures are printed on sturdy card stock pages. The books present stories that reflect the everyday world of very young children while also fostering development of kids' listening and concentration skills. In this volume, Freddie brings his stuffed bear to the dentist to keep him company. He learns about dental hygiene, and discovers that a visit to the dentist can be pleasant! (Ages 1-3)

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Growing Up Cavity Free: A Parent's Guide to Prevention
by Stephen J. Moss, Stephen J. Moos
ISBN: 0867152567  Publisher: Quintessence, Mar. 1994
$24.00  Softcover 147 pages  This book is also listed under pedodontics.

Book Description:
Seeking to overturn the myth that dental disease is inevitable, this book offers expert advice on raising children with healthy teeth. With a focus on prevention, the book addresses a host of issues relating to children of different ages-from infant teething to fluoride and sealants to orthodontics for adolescents.

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Just Going to the Dentist: Golden Look-Look Book (Look-Look)
by Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0307125831  Publisher: Golden Books, Mar. 2001
$3.99  24 pages Paperback

Book Description
Mercer Mayer's very popular Little Critter is on his way to the dentist. It's a thorough check-up, complete with dental x-rays. When Dr. Ghum insists on filling a cavity, Little Critter goes through it bravely. The visit is painless to the reader because of Little Critter's funny, honest way of look at things -- including the world of dentistry.

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Look! My Tooth Is Loose by Patricia Brennan Demuth, Mike Cressy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0448426854  Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, July 2002
$0.01 (Prices may vary)  32 pages  Paperback
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Book Description:
Every kid looks forward to losing that first wobbly, jiggly, loose baby tooth. But why do we have baby teeth in the first place? And why do they fall out? And, most of all, is pulling teeth really as painful as-well, pulling teeth? From getting and losing their first set of teeth to growing and taking care of their second and last set, kids will learn all about teeth. In addition, there is a great big full-color poster (16 x 22) of a great big open mouth. The book comes with 20 "black hole" tooth-shaped stickers so kids can black out their teeth as they lose them.

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Open Wide: Tooth School Inside by Laurie Keller
ISBN: 0805061924  Publisher: Henry Holt & Co, May 2000
$13.46  School & Library Binding  40 pages
From the author/illustrator of The Scrambled States of America, here is a fun-filled introduction to teeth.

"Before the principal's announcements, will you all please stand and recite our pledge: 'I pledge allegiance to this mouth and to the dentist who takes care of us. And to the gums on which we stand, strong and healthy, with toothbrushes and toothpaste for all.'"

It's time for tooth school and Dr. Flossman is excited to meet the incoming class of 32-eight incisors, four canines, eight premolars, and twelve molars, including the four wisdom teeth. There's just so much to learn-from brushing and flossing to dentin and pulp to every student's nightmare: tooth decay!

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Show Me Your Smile: A Visit to the Dentist (Dora the Explorer)
by Christine Ricci (Author) and Robert Roper (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0689871694  Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, January 2005)
$3.99  24 pages  Paperback

Book Description:
Children love Dora and Dora's visit to the dentist will help dispel anxieties they may have about their visit. Dora and her Mom go to the dentist where Dora gets her teeth cleaned and learn about what a dental office does.

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The Tooth Fairy Legend: The Touch of Kindness
by John Arthur Long, Chet Meyer, Nadine Zenobi
ISBN: 0971074909  Publisher: L & M Creations, Mar. 2002
$24.95  56 pages, Hardcover  10.5" x 8.5"

Editorial Reviews:
Liz Smith column, May 27, 1998
"The Touch of Kindness...has been described as 'delicious.' Everybody seems to be over the moon about this show...."


Midwest Book Review, June 8, 2002
"Strongly recommended for family, school, and community library collections, The Tooth Fairy Legend is highly enjoyable for reading or listening."

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What to Expect When You Go to the Dentist (What to Expect Kids)
by Heidi Murkoff, Laura Rader (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0694013285  Publisher: HarperFestival, Mar. 2002
$9.39  32 pages Hardcover

Book Description:
Growing Up Just Got Easier...

With the help of Angus, the lovable Answer Dog, best-selling author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together.

When you were growing up, chances are visiting the dentist wasn't your favorite thing to do. Luckily for your child there have been many changes around the dentist's office since your first visit -- changes that have made "opening up wide" a lot less scary and a lot more fun.

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The Worley Twins Visit the Dentist
by Dawn Worley
ISBN: 1434908690  Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc., June 20, 2011
$18.00  26 pages Hardcover

Book Description:
This book is rich with experiences, exploration, and excitement. The Worley Twins (Heather and AJay) are military children who have lived all over the United States. Their experiences are truly exciting and always a time to remember.

Their preschool journey is documented with concentration on reading-readiness skills. The use of high-frequency sight words, repeating text, and community experiences make each story an actual learning encounter with true-to-life photos that capture the occasion. This series is designed for personal use by the twins and for use in the author’s classroom, as she is a special educator of 13 years.

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These books are for children. They are good for your dental reception room, or for parents wanting to help their children learn about dentistry or to help their children prepare for a dental visit.

At Sharp Smile Center Dr. Karen Mitchell enjoys treating children.
However, at Lake Forest Dental Arts Dr. James Fondriest sees adults, not children.
Dr. Michael Forth of Oklahoma Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dental Centre is accredited.
and Dr. Randy Burba of Burba Dental Partners is also accredited.

 

A non-bleaching photograph of Tonya Kaiser.