The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist

Sister Bear watches Dr. Bearson fill Brother Bear's small cavity. Then it's her turn in the chair to have a dangling baby tooth removed. An entertaining story for preschoolers of a cheerful and informative visit to a dentist.  

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By Alexandria (Pullman, WA) · ★★★★☆ · April 29, 2014
In this Berenstain Bears short story Sister Bear gets her first lose tooth. Mama Bear tells her that she will need to go see Dr.Bearson the local dentist. Before they go Brother Bear makes his sister scared telling her that the dentist will yank her teeth out. Mama Bear takes the two of them to t... ...more
By Jenny (Bozrah, CT) · ★★★★☆ · December 16, 2014
I didn't get this one for my dentist visit, but I did get it when I lost my first teeth (I lost two at once the first time). Always a favorite! ...more
By Belise (The United States) · ★★★★★ · July 03, 2012
I just love the Berenstain Bears collections. I used this book before a dentist came to visit one of my programs that I over see. It helps a child that has never been to a dentist office to see that there is nothing to be afraid of. It also a great tool to use to build up on vocabulary. ...more
By Emily (Pullman, WA) · ★★★☆☆ · November 21, 2013
This book was very entertaining. I enjoyed the content and the personalities of the bears. For example, the teasing between brother and sister reminded me of my own relationship with my siblings growing up. This story teaches a great lesson to children about how going to the dentist may seem scar... ...more
By Alexandria (Winder, GA) · ★★★☆☆ · November 28, 2012
Nice book that shows how young children feel when they go to the dentist. In the book brother bear was nervous when he saw all the tools laid out in the dentist's office and that is how I was when I first went to the dentist. I like how in the end of the book, sister and brother bear saw that the... ...more
By Shawna (Greeley, CO) · October 30, 2014
I recently did this book for a read-aloud. I practiced using predicting and inferring techniques in reading, I think it went well, and the students were able to predict sister bears feelings, and what would happen next in the story. ...more
By VampireNovelFan (Washington, DC) · ★★★★☆ · April 13, 2011
I think there's a very good reason that this book series has spanned decades and maintained popularity. It gives children the chance to think on their own and make their own choices for behaviors that carry over into their adult lives. Many of these issues will be ones that will persist through t... ...more
By Jessica (Raleigh, NC) · ★★★★☆ · January 28, 2014
I will say that I hate going to the dentist or even thinking about it. That being said, my toddler is obsessed with this book. I probably read it to him 10 times a week. I appreciate that he will have some knowledge of the dentist when he goes thanks to this book. ...more
By Natasha (Malaysia) · June 11, 2014
By Haley (The United States) · ★★★★★ · October 16, 2011
The Berenstain books are children favorites. This is also a collection of books that are all educational to children. This book focused on a visit to the dentist office. Every child is nervous about their first visit to the dentist this is a great book for children to read and understand how impo... ...more