Yesterday, Alex had his first ever restraint-free visit to the dentist. He had a blanket draped over him, but nothing actually holding him down and stopping him from wiggling.
He cooperated beautifully with the dentist, using his iPad to distract himself with music videos. A few times we had to remind him to lower the iPad so that it wasn't blocking the dentist's light, but he complied and did great.
I'm very proud of him for coming this far. It's a long way from having to be put under general anesthesia for any work.