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Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Posted Jun 20th, 2018 in General Information, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

Your child should begin visiting the dentist twice a year starting at the eruption of the first tooth. Here’s what to expect from the first dental cleaning.

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The Weird History of Dentistry

The Weird History of Dentistry

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

Teach your kids about the history of dentistry, and how it has changed over thousands of years of history!

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The Weird History of Dentistry

The Weird History of Dentistry

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

Teach your kids about the history of dentistry, and how it has changed over thousands of years of history!

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Watch Video: Sesame Street's

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

Posted May 9th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition, General Information, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

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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How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

Posted Apr 25th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

An electric toothbrush can make the brushing teeth easier and more fun for children. Here are some tips for teaching your child how to brush with an electric toothbrush.

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Book Feature: Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy

Book Feature: Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy

Posted Mar 14th, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

Peppa Pig: The Tooth Fairy is a fun and funny introduction to why and how children lose their baby teeth. Read it with your child today!

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How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

Many people feel nervous about visiting the dentist, and that includes kids, too! Here’s how you, as a parent, can help your child feel better about her upcoming appointment.

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A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

The team at SmileTown Burnaby love sharing fun ways for parents to prepare their children for a visit to the dentist. This Sesame Street clip, featuring Grover and Kermit the Frog, will have both parents and children in stitches!

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Book Feature: Open Wide, Tooth School Inside

Book Feature: Open Wide, Tooth School Inside

Posted Oct 25th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

Open Wide: Tooth School Inside by Laurie Keller is a funny but informative introduction to teeth.

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SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

Posted Sep 27th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

In the book Bear's Loose Tooth, by Karma Wilson, Bear's realizes he has a loose tooth and gets a little worried! Good thing his friends are there to help him remain calm.

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