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How Fruit Juice Can Damage You Child's Teeth

How Fruit Juice Can Damage You Child's Teeth

Often we think of fruit juice as a healthy way to provide children with vitamins they need. However, even unsweetened fruit juice is packed with sugars and acids that can damage your child's teeth. Today our Langley children’s dentists explain why they advise against serving children fruit juices.

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Watch Video: Peppa and George take good care of their teeth.

Watch Video: Peppa and George take good care of their teeth.

In this fun video for young children, Peppa pig and her little brother George go step by step through the process of brushing their teeth. Our SmileTown Langley dentists know that your little one will love following along with these popular children's characters.

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How To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Healthy

How To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Healthy

Keeping their teeth and gums healthy as the grow into young adulthood should come naturally for teens who established good oral hygiene routines as children. That said, here are some tips from our Langley dentists on how to keep teens' smiles healthy.

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Oral Health-Friendly Lunchbox Ideas

Oral Health-Friendly Lunchbox Ideas

If you’re in a bit of a rut when it comes to adding oral health-friendly snacks to your child’s lunchbox, here are a few options to try.

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What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

It happens to the best of us – occasionally, we all have less than pleasant breath! This is true for children as well. Learn about the causes of bad breath in children, and how it can be prevented.

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Watch Video: Sesame Street's

Watch Video: Sesame Street's "Can't Go Wrong"

Elmo and his friend Abby rock out to a song about crunchy vegetables, and how great they are for your teeth, in this fun Sesame Street video clip!

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Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

Identifying & Avoiding Sugar in Packaged Foods

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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The Problem with Fruit Juice

The Problem with Fruit Juice

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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Treats for Kids with Braces

Treats for Kids with Braces

In moderation, it is perfectly fine to allow treats as part of your children's diet! With good oral hygiene, the occasional treat is not a problem – even for kids with braces!

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5 Surprising Things the Dentist Can Tell by Looking at Your Child’s Teeth

5 Surprising Things the Dentist Can Tell by Looking at Your Child’s Teeth

There are many things the dentist can tell about your child’s daily life and health simply by examining his or her teeth. Here are 5 things you may not realize the dentist will notice!

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