First Dentist Appointment

Listening to the hygienist explain the x-ray machine

Listening to the hygienist explain the x-ray machine

Getting his first x-ray of his back teeth

Getting his first x-ray of his back teeth

He thinks this green chair is pretty cool

He thinks this green chair is pretty cool

Sitting here is getting less cool as he learns about all the dentist's tools

Sitting here is getting less cool as he learns about all the dentist’s tools

He's had enough.  The polishing tool, also known as "Mr. Tickle", threw him over the edge.

He’s had enough. The polishing tool, also known as “Mr. Tickle”, threw him over the edge.

In the end, he did extremely well. I thought all they were going to do was brush his teeth and then count them but it was much, much more. He ended up getting real x-rays done, the hygienist got the tartar off his teeth, and he got a fluoride treatment. They would have done the whole nine with polishing his teeth too but once he heard about the water sprayer, Mr. Thirsty (the suction tool), and the sound of the polisher spin (the name didn’t help either), it was game over.

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