Carlos Visits the Dentist

Read the story about Carlos Dolmio's visit to Ivory Dental Practice.


My name is Carlos Dolmio.

I am 3 years old and I go to Ducklings at St. Margarets

Linda, who works at Ivory Dental comes to see me and my friends at Ducklings.

Linda talks to us about looking after our teeth - she is very nice and friendly.

I told my mummy all about Linda and she thought it would be a good idea for me to visit and have a check up.

Here I am in the waiting room.
I played with the toys and watched the fish swimming in the tank...
...I liked the silver one best
Lorna, the dental nurse took me into a room where Brad the dentist was waiting

I had a ride in his chair – it was magic!

It went up and down and backwards and forwards.

Brad had a special light that shone very bright.

He told me that it helps him to be able to see and count my sparkly teeth.

Brad made the magic chair go backwards to lay me down, this is easier for Brad to look into my mouth.

I wore a bib and ‘cool’ sunglasses (even grown-ups wear them too!).

These were to stop any little bits going into my eyes or on to my clothes (good job because I had my new jumper on!)

Brad showed me a tiny mirror and counting stick (probe) that he was going to use to count and check my teeth with.

He asked me to open my mouth really wide - I did.

I looked like a roaring lion - RAARHH!!!

Brad counted my teeth... he told me that I'd got 20 clean, healthy teeth - wow!

He even puffed a jet of air on to my teeth to dry them.

That made me giggle - he he he!

Brad used an x-ray machine to take a picture of my teeth, it was just like having my photograph taken.

Afterwards, Brad let me rinse out my mouth with green water.

It tasted quite nice, but I had to spit it out (like when you brush your teeth) the green water whizzed down the white bowl - whee!

I told Brad that I brush my teeth – with mummy’s help – on a morning and most importantly before I go to bed.

Brad and Lorna were so pleased that I take care of my teeth that they gave me a Bob the Builder sticker!

Lorna took me back to the waiting room and Caroline the receptionist made me an appointment to see Brad again in 6 months time.

I can’t wait!

The next time I went to Ducklings at St. Margaret’s, I dressed up as a Dentist and showed my friends what Brad had done and told them it wasn’t scary at all.

Thank you everyone at Ivory Dental.

Love from



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