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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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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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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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When does my child need fluoride?

When does my child need fluoride?

The need for fluoride in a child should be determined by your dentist based on their particular age and risk of tooth decay. Here, our children's dentist explain. 

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Going to the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Going to the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Visiting the dentist with an autistic child can be stressful for both the child and parent. Here, our Langley children's dentists explain a few steps you can take to help create a positive dental experience for everyone. 

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Teething: The Struggle Is Real

Teething: The Struggle Is Real

We know that teething can be a challenging time for parents and infants, but it is a normal process that all children go through. Baby's first teeth need to break through the gums, which can be painful and distressing. Here are some of the signs and symptoms of teething and a few ideas on how to cope with them. 

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Protect That Smile: Mouth Guards For Children & Teens

Protect That Smile: Mouth Guards For Children & Teens

Injuries can happen to your child or teen's face and teeth when they're playing sports, riding bikes and more. Our Langley children's dentists explain how a mouth guard can help protect their young smiles.

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