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Is fluoride safe for children?

Is fluoride safe for children?

There has been a lot of discussion about whether fluoride is safe for children. Today our Langley children's dentists share some advice on how and when fluoride can be used to help build healthy young smiles.

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Fun Video Timers To Help Keep Your Young Child Brushing

Fun Video Timers To Help Keep Your Young Child Brushing

At SmileTown Langley our dentists know it can be tough to keep your kids brushing for the full 2 minutes recommended by the Canadian Dental Association. So we've found 2 fun timers to help you to keep your child happily brushing until the music stops.

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Fun Pop-Up Books to Encourage Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Fun Pop-Up Books to Encourage Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Our dentists understand that it can be challenging to get young children to brush their teeth. If oral hygiene is a battle between you and your young child, here are some fun pop-up book suggestions from our Langley children's dentists to help encourage your child to brush.

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What is Phase 1 Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment?

What is Phase 1 Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment?

At Smile Town in Langley our children's dentists can use Phase 1 Interceptive Orthodontics to begin correcting orthodontic issues early, in order to take advantage of a child's ongoing dental development and help to prevent issues from becoming more severe. 

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Teaching Your Young Child to Floss

Teaching Your Young Child to Floss

By teaching your child to floss early in life you can help them to develop oral hygiene habits that will help them to maintain good oral health throughout their lifetime. Below, our Langley children's dentists share a few ways to encourage your child to floss daily.

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Choosing The Best Toothpaste For Your Child

Choosing The Best Toothpaste For Your Child

When choosing the right toothpaste for your child, the most important factor to consider is your child's age. Here are a few guidelines from our Langley children's dentists to help you to choose the best toothpaste for your child.

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2 Minute Songs To Keep Your Child Brushing

2 Minute Songs To Keep Your Child Brushing

The CDA recommends having your child brush their teeth for 2-3 minutes, twice daily. Our Langley children's dentists understand that 2 minutes can be a long time for a small child, so we've found 3 fun songs for children to brush along to.

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Book Feature: Doctor De Soto

Book Feature: Doctor De Soto

Doctor De Soto is a mouse dentist who treats animals of various sizes, provided that they don't have a taste for mice. In this fun story Doctor De Soto and his assistant find ingenious ways to help a sly fox with a toothache, in spite of the possible danger.

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Dental Care for Special Needs Children

Dental Care for Special Needs Children

According to Statistics Canada, more than 200,000 children are living with disabilities in Canada. Parents of these children often have concerns and questions about dental care options for their children.

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Cleaning Teeth Effectively - A How To Guide for Parents

Cleaning Teeth Effectively - A How To Guide for Parents

Teaching your child how to clean their teeth properly can help to set good oral hygiene habits for a lifetime. Our Langley children's dentists recommend that you use a timer to ensure that your child brushes long enough, and that you take some time to teach your child proper brushing & flossing technique.

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