According to Statistics Canada, more than 200,000 children are living with disabilities in Canada. Parents of these children often have concerns and questions about dental care options for their children.
General Information & Tips
Learn all the ins and outs of children's oral health, hygiene and cleaning with these tips and advice about your kids' dental care.
Teaching your child how to clean their teeth properly can help to set good oral hygiene habits for a lifetime. Our Langley children's dentists recommend that you use a timer to ensure that your child brushes long enough, and that you take some time to teach your child proper brushing & flossing technique.
Often we think of fruit juice as a healthy way to provide children with vitamins they need. However, even unsweetened fruit juice is packed with sugars and acids that can damage your child's teeth. Today our Langley children’s dentists explain why they advise against serving children fruit juices.
In this fun video for young children, Peppa pig and her little brother George go step by step through the process of brushing their teeth. Our SmileTown Langley dentists know that your little one will love following along with these popular children's characters.
As soon baby's first baby teeth erupt, it's time for dental care. Perhaps this seems surprisingly young, but there are a number of good reasons why your child should visit the dentist early in life.
With concerns about the environment on the rise, switching to a bamboo toothbrush is a simple way to reduce the use of plastic at home. As long as you keep the same considerations in mind as when buying a plastic toothbrush, an eco-friendly toothbrush can be suitable for kids too.
Here are a few tips for parents from our Smile Town Langley children’s dentist on how to handle baby’s first year of dental health.
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!
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.
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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