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Calcium & Oral Health

Calcium & Oral Health

Posted Nov 25th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

Adding calcium-rich foods and beverages, such as dairy products and dark leafy greens, to your child’s diet can have several long-term health benefits, especially for their oral health.

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How Safe is Sedation For Children?

How Safe is Sedation For Children?

Posted Nov 18th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

At Smile Town Dentistry in Langley, our dentists recommend sedation for children who feel a great deal of anxiety when it comes to dental care.

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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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Children's Orthodontics

Children's Orthodontics

Posted Nov 4th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Early Orthodontic evaluation and treatment is very important to long term oral health. The Canadian Association of Orthodontists recommends that children should see an orthodontist for the first time by the age of 7.

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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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Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs

Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs

Posted Oct 26th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

According to Statistics Canada, more than 200,000 Canadian children are living with disabilities. Parents of these children often have concerns and questions about dental care options for their children.

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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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Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Posted Oct 15th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

As soon as your child’s primary teeth start coming in, tooth decay becomes a potential risk. Even at this early stage, regular dental hygiene is crucial in preventing early childhood tooth decay.

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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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5 Great Books to Read Before Visiting the Dentist

5 Great Books to Read Before Visiting the Dentist

Posted Oct 7th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Here’s a list of 5 books that are sure to get your kids ready - and excited - for their next visit to the dentist.

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