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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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Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Posted Sep 13th, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

There seems to be an app for almost everything these days, and that includes dental health. We’ve compiled a list of kid-friendly oral health apps that can help get children and teens to take more of an interest in their dental health.

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4 More Great YouTube Videos For Kids About Dental Health

4 More Great YouTube Videos For Kids About Dental Health

Posted Aug 30th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

When it comes to preparing your kids for a visit to the dentist, it can help to have a variety of resources at your disposal. The following dental health videos are some of our recent favourites on YouTube.

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An Oral Health Eggsperiment

An Oral Health Eggsperiment

Posted Aug 2nd, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

If you’re a parent or teacher looking for a fun, hands on experiment to teach kids about dental health and facilitate discussion about oral hygiene and its importance, here’s a quick and easy idea using eggs!

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Poems & Songs for Kids About Visiting the Dentist

Poems & Songs for Kids About Visiting the Dentist

Posted Jul 19th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

Books and other media can be very helpful when preparing children for visiting the dentist. The following funny and educational poems and songs about dentistry will be fun for you and your child to read or sing together!

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