Children at the Dentist

For the first time, my four-year-old daughter Kelsey was coming to my office to have me, a dental hygienist, clean her teeth. She was accompanied by her grand-mother. When they came in, I greeted them warmly, seated Kelsey and, as usual, put on my gloves, goggles and mask. About ten minutes into the procedure, she got scared and cried, “I want my mommy!” I quickly pulled off my mask and said, “I am your mommy.” Without hesitating, my daughter yelled back, “Then I want my granny!”

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