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Stages of Oral Development: 4 - 6

Stages of Oral Development: 4 - 6

Posted Mar 9th, 2016 in General Information

Children's mouths are in an almost continuous state of change between the infant and teenage years. Here, you'll learn what to expect in your child's oral development between the ages of 4 and 6.

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Smoking & Oral Health

Smoking & Oral Health

Posted Feb 3rd, 2016 in General Information

At Smile Town Langley, we know that resisting peer pressure can sometimes be extremely difficult for teens. But there is never a better time to resist than when it comes to smoking – both for the sake of overall health, and the health of your teeth.

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Stages of Oral Development: 2 - 4 Years of Age

Stages of Oral Development: 2 - 4 Years of Age

Posted Jan 20th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Between the ages of 2 and 4, teething continues with the eruption of molars, and new eating habits can have a potential impact children’s oral health.

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Why Are Teens at a Higher Risk of Gum Disease?

Why Are Teens at a Higher Risk of Gum Disease?

Posted Jan 6th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Teenagers are at a higher risk for gum disease because of the hormonal changes they experience as they develop into adults. However, there are many effective ways to reduce this risk for your teenager.

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Stages of Oral Development - 0 - 2 Years of Age

Stages of Oral Development - 0 - 2 Years of Age

Posted Nov 11th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

In the first two years of life, babies develop their first set of teeth - their baby teeth. This period is an extremely important one for good oral health.

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Is Your Family Spending Enough Time Brushing?

Is Your Family Spending Enough Time Brushing?

Posted Oct 29th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

First thing in the morning and just before going to bed at night are when most children and adults brush their teeth. These times of day are when teeth are most in need of cleaning, but they aren't always conducive to being thorough when brushing.

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Why is Early Oral Health Care Important?

Why is Early Oral Health Care Important?

Posted Oct 21st, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Here at Smile Town Dentistry in Langley, we get many questions from curious parents about early oral health care for their children. What are the long-term benefits?

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Decay Prevention for Children

Decay Prevention for Children

Posted Oct 12th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

There are many methods that can be used to help prevent tooth decay in your children early on that will give them the best chance at healthy smiles as they grow up.

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Sports Mouth Guards - Does My Child Really Need One?

Sports Mouth Guards - Does My Child Really Need One?

Posted Sep 17th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Sports are fun, and they keep your kids active and healthy. Mouth guards are a smart, effective way to protect your children’s teeth (and orthodontic appliances) when they’re participating in athletics.

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Brushing & Flossing for Kids

Brushing & Flossing for Kids

Posted Sep 14th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Many parents have questions for the Smile Town Langley team about their children’s brushing and flossing routines. How soon should they start brushing and flossing? What is the correct technique?

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