Keeping their teeth and gums healthy as the grow into young adulthood should come naturally for teens who established good oral hygiene routines as children. That said, here are some tips from our Langley dentists on how to keep teens' smiles healthy.
Tips and Information For Parents
As parents, you likely have lots of questions and concerns about your kids' oral health. Here, we share many useful insights and tips that can help you stay informed about your children's long-term 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.
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.
Children and teens must floss regularly (just like adults!) to keep their teeth and gums healthy. However, flossing can be tricky and a bit cumbersome, and young children in particular may struggle to properly manipulate the floss. Here are some ideas to help make flossing easier for kids and teens.
There are many things the dentist can tell about your child’s daily life and health simply by examining his or her teeth. Here are 5 things you may not realize the dentist will notice!
Children who struggle to maintain good oral hygiene with a manual toothbrush often find an electric toothbrush quite helpful. Here are some of the reasons that electric toothbrushes are such useful dental hygiene tool – particularly for kids.
It's common knowledge that sugar can be bad news when it comes to oral health, and that it should be consumed in moderation. But if you need a quick fix that will satisfy your child’s sweet tooth without giving it a cavity, here are some suggestions for you!
Toothbrushes come in all kinds of shapes and sizes these days, making it easy for you to choose one that’s just right for your toddler. Whether you're considering a manual or electric toothbrush for your child, this guide from our Langley children's dentists will help get you started.
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