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Should your child wear a sports mouth guard?

Should your child wear a sports mouth guard?

Our Langley children's dentists recommend sports mouth guards for kids who participate in activities that could cause an injury to the face, mouth, or head. Help protect your child's teeth with a custom fitted sports mouth guard. 

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Help, my child won't stop thumb sucking!

Help, my child won't stop thumb sucking!

Gentle thumb sucking may help babies feel safe and happy. However, persistent, vigorous thumb sucking can lead to dental problems. Here are some tips for helping your child stop sucking their thumb before dental issue develop.

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When can my child have orthodontic treatment?

When can my child have orthodontic treatment?

Our Langley pediatric dentists provide a range of orthodontic treatment options for children, including braces and Invisalign First. So, when is the best time to begin orthodontic treatment for your child?

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Homemade Toothpaste for Kids: Good or Bad?

Homemade Toothpaste for Kids: Good or Bad?

Parents aiming to live more simply may be wondering if homemade toothpaste is appropriate for children. Here's a little about the differences between homemade and store-bought toothpastes for kids.

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When should my child have their first dental appointment?

When should my child have their first dental appointment?

As soon baby's first baby teeth erupt, it's time for dental care. Perhaps this seems surprisingly young, but there are a number of good reasons why your child should visit the dentist early in life. 

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My teen wants a tongue piercing, is it safe?

My teen wants a tongue piercing, is it safe?

Teens love to express their individuality through their appearance, which is why oral piercings are becoming increasingly popular with teens. But are tongue, lip or cheek piercing safe?  

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Is dental sedation safe for children?

Is dental sedation safe for children?

Dental sedation may be recommended for your child if they are scheduled to undergo a long complex dental procedure, or if your child is very young, nervous or has special needs. Here, our Langley children's dentist explains more. 

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Can using a pacifier affect my baby's oral health?

Can using a pacifier affect my baby's oral health?

Using a pacifier or soother for too long can lead to abnormal tooth development and dental issues in your baby's developing mouth. Here, our children's dentist explains the pros and cons of pacifiers. 

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Will Sippy cups harm my child's teeth?

Will Sippy cups harm my child's teeth?

Once a child is ready to transition away from breast or bottle feeding, many well-meaning parents offer their child a sippy cup as a next step. Here, our Langley dentist explains why you may want to skip the sippy cup to  help protect your child's teeth.

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What to do if your child is afraid of the dentist

What to do if your child is afraid of the dentist

For some children, visiting the dentist can be especially frightening, but there are ways parents can help to reduce their child’s dental anxiety. Here are a few suggestions from our Langley children’s dentists.

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