Audio: Children & going to the dentist: From scary to fairy Tale


In this radio interview with Dr. Yasmin Kottait on Radio Pearl FM Dubai tackling the issues of children fearing the dentists.

Children & going to the dentist: From scary to fairy tale

Most everyone has a very complicated relationship with the dentist…it is understandable that the dentist is not everyone’s favorite doctor! The unfortunate truth is that fear gets passed on from parents to children quite easily! The question is how to start that relationship with my child and keep it awesome? Base it on mutual love and shared benefit; not on hate or fear? Wouldn’t that be a great gift we give to our children and ourselves? Listen to my interview in Pearl FM – Dubai about children and their anxiety from the dentist. A few tips and tricks can go a long way to establish a great relationship with the dentist for a lifetime!


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Dr. Yasmin Kottait is a Specialist Pediatric Dentist, MSc. She also holds a Higher Diploma in Pedodontics, Dental Public Health, and Community Health. She has been awarded an MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK, and is currently an MFDS examiner. In her leisure time, she trots the globe to speak about pediatric dentistry and also teaches other dentists how to become amazing pediatric dentists. Dr. Yasmin is an invited speaker at local as well as international conferences and has a few publications in local journals. She loves to works with children, adolescents, and children with special needs. Visit her website

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