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Smoking & Oral Health

Smoking & Oral Health

At Smile Town Langley, we know that resisting peer pressure can sometimes be extremely difficult for teens. But there is never a better time to resist than when it comes to smoking – both for the sake of overall health, and the health of your teeth.

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Refined Carbohydrates & Oral Health

Refined Carbohydrates & Oral Health

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

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

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?

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?

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

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

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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Oral Health-Friendly Christmas Treats

Oral Health-Friendly Christmas Treats

A great way to curb your children’s sugar intake during the Christmas time is to provide some healthy festive alternatives. Here are a few of our favorite ideas!

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 Be a Good Oral Health Care Influence

Be a Good Oral Health Care Influence

By setting a good example when it comes to oral health, you can help your child develop great oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime.

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