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February is National Children's Dental Health Month

Keeping our teeth clean and healthy is so important! During the month of February, be sure to spend some extra time with those chompers because it is National Children's Dental Health Month. Be sure to brush, floss, and see your dentist regularly!

Dentist's office by Adeline J. Zimmerman

Dentist's Office takes emergent readers on a trip to the dentist while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, making sure they aren't facing too many challenges at once. Dentist's Office includes Tools for Teachers and Caregivers and a Let's Review! question and image, as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index.

I want to be a dentist by Daniel Liebman

Being a dentist is a busy job. What do dentists and their helpers do? Where do dentists go to school? Photos and lively captions show what happens at the dentist's office. Includes tips for keeping teeth and gums healthy.

Whose gadgets are these? by 1980- Amanda Doering Tourville

Simple text and full-color photographs present the equipment used by a dentist, one clue at a time, until his or her identity is revealed.

Open wide, Katie! by Fran Manushkin

After a trip to the zoo Katie is curious about how animals keep their teeth clean--and she uses her own trip to the dentist's office to ask questions.

Peppa and George go to the dentist, but it is George's first check-up, so he is a little nervous.


Maisy the mouse and her animal friends accompany nervous Charley on his first visit to the dentist.

Just going to the dentist by 1943- Mercer Mayer

Mercer Mayer's Little Critter is having a checkup at the dentist in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he's having an X-ray taken, getting a teeth cleaning, or finding a cavity, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story.

Also available in: e-audiobook


When Clark the Shark has a loose tooth, he has to go to a dentist, but Clark has heard that the dentist is scary.