We allow parents or guardians to be in the room during exams, cleanings and dental treatments. That way parents can see and reinforce the information given to each child for proper brushing, flossing and diet.
With young children, we allow adults to sit with the child on the chair so they can see what is being done. This gives the child a secure feeling during the dental visit. We like younger siblings to accompany and watch too, so they will become confident dental patients.
These are great books for you to read with your child prior to their first visit: