When it comes to your kid's oral health, not all lunch foods are created equal. Here are 5 ideas for packing your child's school lunch that, along with regular brushing and flossing, will help promote oral health!
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.
Although they will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth, primary teeth (or baby teeth) play key roles in your child's longterm dental health. Today our Smile Town Langley dentists walk through why primary tooth decay matters and how you can prevent it in your child.
Dental care that kids receive over the course of their childhood is important to promoting lifelong oral health. There are many methods you can use to prevent cavities (or tooth decay) in your child's teeth, and our Smile Town Langley dentists are here to make a few recommendations.
Dentist appointments can sometimes cause children to feel discomfort. One way for them to overcome this is by understanding what happens at the dentist. Here are 3 books you can read with your child to help them mentally prepare!
While crowded or misaligned primary teeth will eventually be replaced, there are many benefits to early identification and intervention when it comes to orthodontic issues. Here, our Smile Town Burnaby dentists walk you through the benefits of interceptive orthodontics.
You know that brushing teeth is key to maintaining your oral health. But how often should you be brushing? And why so often and long? Here, our Smile Town Langley dentists explain some of the whys and hows of brushing.
Some parents of children with special needs may have anxiety or questions about their child's dental experience. Here, our Smile Town Langley dentists walk you through our process and experience working with children with a wide range of special needs.
Every child has different needs when it comes to dental care. Some simply feel more anxious or afraid of visiting the dentist than others. Here, our Smile Town Langley dentists suggest some techniques for you to relieve your child's dental anxiety leading up to and during dental appointments.
Smile Town Langley has selected their favourite handy (and sometimes silly) dental tools and toys from Amazon.ca to help promote your child's oral health!
Brushing and flossing are the foundation of you and your kid's oral hygiene. But how can you be sure that your child's teeth are getting the proper daily care they need? Our Smile Town Langley dentists offer some tips for improving kids' (and parents'!) daily oral health routine.
At SmileTown Langley our dentists know it can be tough to keep your kids brushing for the full 2 minutes recommended by the Canadian Dental Association. So we've found 2 fun timers to help you to keep your child happily brushing until the music stops.
Our dentists understand that it can be challenging to get young children to brush their teeth. If oral hygiene is a battle between you and your young child, here are some fun pop-up book suggestions from our Langley children's dentists to help encourage your child to brush.
At Smile Town in Langley our children's dentists can use Phase 1 Interceptive Orthodontics to begin correcting orthodontic issues early, in order to take advantage of a child's ongoing dental development and help to prevent issues from becoming more severe.
By teaching your child to floss early in life you can help them to develop oral hygiene habits that will help them to maintain good oral health throughout their lifetime. Below, our Langley children's dentists share a few ways to encourage your child to floss daily.
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.
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