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Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Posted Apr 11th, 2018 in Pediatric Dentistry

Find out how you can prevent your children from developing dental fluorosis, while still making sure they get all the benefits of fluoride.

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Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Posted Mar 26th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition, General Information

Sugar is one of the main culprits when it comes to tooth decay, and many of us try to avoid it for that reason. But sugar is sometimes hidden in certain packaged foods that you may not expect – here’s how to identify it.

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Book Feature: Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy

Book Feature: Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy

Posted Mar 14th, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy is a fun and funny introduction to why and how children lose their baby teeth. Read it with your child today!

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Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Posted Feb 28th, 2018 in Pediatric Dentistry

While baby teeth are supposed to fall out to be replaced by permanent teeth, sometimes they can fall out too early. Find out what to do when this happens.

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The Problem with Fruit Juice

The Problem with Fruit Juice

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition

We all know that pop is bad for teeth because of the acids and sugars it contains, but it may surprise you to learn that our Langley children’s dentists advise against fruit juices for the same reason!

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When to Brush Your Teeth After Eating

When to Brush Your Teeth After Eating

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

While it may seem like a good idea to brush your teeth right away after eating, this isn’t necessarily the case!

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How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

Many people feel nervous about visiting the dentist, and that includes kids, too! Here’s how you, as a parent, can help your child feel better about her upcoming appointment.

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A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

The team at SmileTown Burnaby love sharing fun ways for parents to prepare their children for a visit to the dentist. This Sesame Street clip, featuring Grover and Kermit the Frog, will have both parents and children in stitches!

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Helping Kids Develop Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

Helping Kids Develop Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

Posted Dec 20th, 2017

Making sure your children develop healthy oral hygiene habits that last is just as important as teaching them the correct brushing and flossing techniques. Here are some tips and ideas for helping kids develop a healthy dental hygiene routines.

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Caring for & Cleaning Mouth Guards

Caring for & Cleaning Mouth Guards

Posted Dec 6th, 2017

If your children use a night mouth guard to prevent teeth grinding during sleep, or a sports mouth guard to protect their teeth and jaw during sports, it’s very important to keep the mouth guard clean!

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