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Are you preparing your preschooler for a trip to the dentist? Celebrating National Dentist Day? Studying community helpers? Don’t miss these dentist books for preschoolers!
Introduce your preschoolers to the dentist, his tools, and what he does with this collection of picture books. You might even find a new one to add to your collection of favorite preschool books!
Dentist Books for Preschoolers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of preschool dentist books that will help your little ones learn more about the dentist and what he does.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Dentists – Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover what a dentist’s job is like.
Behold, No Cavities! A Visit to the Dentist – SpongeBob SquarePants can’t wait for his six-month checkup at the dentist! That morning he discovers that not only has Patrick never gone to the dentist, but he never even brushed his teeth! SpongeBob calls his dentist and gets Patrick an appointment that same day.
Max Goes to the Dentist – Max takes good care of his teeth. He brushes and flosses every day. Will he have a good trip to the dentist? This early reader format is perfect for those just starting to read!
The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist – Join Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister for a trip to the dentist where they’ll get checked for cavities, have their teeth cleaned, and learn all about the tools a dentist uses to help keep teeth healthy.
A Trip to the Dentist – Sarah, Josh, and Rabbit are off to the dentist. Join them as they discover how to keep their teeth clean and bright.
We’re Going to the Dentist – Nancy and Teddy go for a dental check-up. This novelty book with a sweet story has fun flaps to lift and mechanisms to move, as well as practical tips for parents and carers on each page.
Curious George Visits the Dentist – Curious George bites into a shiny apple made of wax and his tooth begins to hurt. When George shows his wiggly tooth to the man with the yellow hat, he takes George to the dentist. It’s his first time, and George is nervous, but he overcomes his fear and learns about better dental hygiene—with a little good-natured mayhem on the side!
Dentist – What will happen? Will it hurt? Will you stay with me? Reading Dentist with your child is the perfect opportunity to talk about these questions, and many more!
If the Dentist Were an Animal – Learning the ABC’s of keeping a healthy smile should be fun! From Kangaroos to Dinosaurs, this story takes you on a great, dental adventure!
Going to the Dentist – When Jake and Jessie Judd visit the dentist, he checks their teeth and cleans them, fills in Jake’s cavity, and tells them to take care of their teeth by eating healthy foods and brushing their teeth properly.
Celebrate! Going to the Dentist – Are your kids afraid to go to the dentist? This durable board book helps lessen anxiety for upcoming dentist visits.
Why We Go to the Dentist – Teeth need lots of brushing and flossing to stay healthy―but why? Going to the dentist helps us learn more about the importance of clean teeth!
Just Going to the Dentist – Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter is having a checkup at the dentist in this classic, funny, and heartwarming book. Whether he’s having an X-ray taken, getting a teeth cleaning, or finding a cavity, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story.
Daniel Goes to the Dentist – During his checkup, as Daniel gets his teeth brushed, checked, and polished, Dr. Plat explains what she’s doing each step of the way so Daniel feels more comfortable.
Dentist Trip – Peppa and George are going to the dentist today. It’s George’s first visit, so he’s a little nervous–but Peppa shows him that a trip to the dentist can be lots of fun!
Which of these books about the dentist will you read first?
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
This fun personalised wooden dentist tool belt toy is a must have for young Dentists! The tool belt and wooden instruments with toy teeth are perfect for make believe!
Have a future dentist on your hands? Make their imaginary play more realistic with this pretend, reusable dentist ID badge!