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Is dental sedation safe for children?

Is dental sedation safe for children?

Posted Oct 28th, 2019 in General Information, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

Dental sedation may be recommended for your child if they are scheduled to undergo a long complex dental procedure, or if your child is very young, nervous or has special needs. Here, our Langley children's dentist explains more. 

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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

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

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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What to do When Your Teen Refuses to go to the Dentist

What to do When Your Teen Refuses to go to the Dentist

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Parents are often urged to choose their battles during their child's teenage years. While that's good advice, oral hygiene is a battle worth fighting. Here, our dentists explain. 

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How To Manage Your Child's Behaviour At The Dentist

How To Manage Your Child's Behaviour At The Dentist

Posted Mar 19th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

There are a number of things you can do to help manage your child's behaviour and ease their fears around visiting the dentist. Our children’s dentists share some advice for what to do before, during and after their dental appointments.

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A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

Posted Nov 13th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

If you are having a hard time getting your kids to stay consistent about brushing and flossing, setting up a reward system via a countdown brushing calendar may help!

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Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Posted Oct 30th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

With this Sesame Street Video, your kids can brush their teeth with Elmo, and some special friends, too!

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Our Favourite Tooth-Themed & Dental Health Products on Amazon

Our Favourite Tooth-Themed & Dental Health Products on Amazon

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

From helpful oral hygiene tools, to fun (or maybe a bit silly) tooth-themed items, here's Smile Town Langley's favourite tooth-themed, kid-friendly products available right now on Amazon.ca.

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My kids hate brushing. What should I do?

My kids hate brushing. What should I do?

Posted Sep 18th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

Do your kids hate brushing their teeth? Here are a few tips to help make brushing more appealing to your child.

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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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