Social Story - Going to the Dentist

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This social story is a great read for students who may need some support with going to the Dentist. A lot of children struggle with going to the dentist, it may cause them anxiety and they may not even understand why they are going there or what to expect - mostly worried about pain. Hopefully, this social story will help encourage your child(ren)/students to go their to the Dentist, and also help promote independence.

Many students with autism are visual learners and like to learn through seeing something in action. This book comes complete with matching, simple yet engaging graphics to help describe what is being said on the page.

Comes in col option only - no b/w availability, however you can print in grayscale.

Pages included are;
♦ Today I am going to the Dentist.
♦ Tomorrow, I am going to the Dentist.
♦ The Dentist will look in my mouth at my teeth and gums.
♦ The Dentist helps to keep my gums and teeth clean and healthy.
♦ When I get to the dentist, I check in with the receptionist.
♦ I may have to wait in the waiting room.
♦ When my name is called, I will go in to the Dentist’s room.
♦ The dentist, and their assistant will say hello to me.
♦ I will sit in the big dentist chair.
♦ The Dentist will put the chair down so I am laying down.
♦ The dentist will wear gloves when they check in my mouth.
♦ The Dentist will use special equipment to check my teeth.
♦ I must open my mouth wide for the dentist to see inside.
♦ The Dentist may talk to the assistant about my teeth for her to record.
♦ When the Dentist is finished, I can have a drink or mouthwash.
♦ If my teeth are wonky, I may need braces.
♦ I go to an Orthodontist to have braces fitted. They are special dentists.
♦ I may need an X-Ray, I just have to bite down on the plastic bit.
♦ This helps the dentist see what my teeth look like.
♦ If I have a bad tooth, the dentist may take it out.
♦ They will give me something to numb it so it won’t hurt me.
♦ If I have a bad tooth, the dentist may take it out.
♦ They will give me something to numb it so it won’t hurt me.
♦ When I leave, the Dentist can give me a sticker!
♦ My teeth and gums have been checked and they are great!

I recommend printing out each of the individual pages, laminating them and then binding them into a book so it will be easier for students to read - or be read to, as well as being stronger and longer lasting. You can use only the pages that you feel most relevant.

★★ This resource is part of my Growing Bundle of Social Stories. The bundle is constantly growing and contains a wide variety of different social stories to use with your students/children. For more information, view it here.★★

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