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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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Fun Dental Facts to Share with Your Kids

Fun Dental Facts to Share with Your Kids

Posted Jun 21st, 2017 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Get your kids interested in their teeth and oral health by sharing these weird and fun dental facts with them!

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When & Why is Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

When & Why is Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

Posted Apr 19th, 2017 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

Fluoride is important to the healthy development of children’s teeth. Here, our Langley dentists explain why and when fluoride treatment is necessary.

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Refined Carbohydrates & Oral Health

Refined Carbohydrates & Oral Health

Posted Jan 27th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

Refined carbohydrates break down into simple sugars when they linger in the mouth, making them just as bad as sugary sweets when it comes to your child’s oral health.

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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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SmileTown Book Club - Sugarbug Doug, by Ben Magleby

SmileTown Book Club - Sugarbug Doug, by Ben Magleby

Posted Jan 13th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

This brand new series for the Smile Town Dentistry Blog, the SmileTown Book Club regularly features comforting, informative and engaging books for children about visiting the dentist.

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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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Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Posted Dec 30th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Fluoride sometimes gets bad press for being dangerous for children’s health. Here are some facts about fluoride to help set your mind at ease.

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The Risks of Oral Piercings for Teens

The Risks of Oral Piercings for Teens

Posted Dec 23rd, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Tongue and lip piercings are extremely popular among teenagers and young adults. Unfortunately, there are many oral health risks associated with piercings that can cause a lot of harm, both in the short and long term.

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SmileTown Book Club: Dr. De Soto Goes to Africa, by William Steig

SmileTown Book Club: Dr. De Soto Goes to Africa, by William Steig

Posted Dec 16th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

A new SmileTown Langley Blog feature, the Smile Town Book Club Series will feature engaging, informative, and comforting books for children all about visiting the dentist.

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