Most parents know that sugar is bad for their children's teeth and causes cavities, but some foods contain processed sugars, while others have natural sugars. Today, our Smiletown Langley dentists explain whether natural or processed sugars are worse for your kid's teeth.
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.
Our dentists at SmileTown Langley always do our best to keep your child feel at ease during their appointments. However, our dentists would still like to share some advice to help you and your child know how you can prepare for their first orthodontist visit.
For many children and their parents, dental injury is a common issue. Here, our Langley dentists list the most common dental injuries in kids and how they can be prevented.
Your child's pediatric dentist and orthodontist can both help to protect their oral health. Today, our dentists in Langley explain the link between children's dental care and orthodontics.
While every child is at risk for tooth decay, some may face increased risk of cavities due to nutritional, genetic and other factors. Our Langley dentists explain how to tell if your child may fall into this category.
Like adults, children and teens can experience tooth sensitivity, which may be marked by tingling, stinging or even painful sensations. Our Langley dentists list reasons your child or teen's teeth may be sensitive and this issue can be addressed.
You and your child have just been told they’ll need orthodontic treatment. One way to get them to take an active role in their orthodontic health is to share an interest in the topic. In this post, our Langley dentists share a few fun facts about orthodontics to explore with your kids!
Teens can experience a range of oral health issues as their mouths and bodies go through significant changes. Our SmileTown Langley dentists explore some of these issues and their causes in this post.
If you've got little ones at home, you know that getting children into bed every night can be challenging! The after-dinner rush can feel like a sprint instead of a time to wind down and treasure your time together as kids can push back against brushing their teeth and going to sleep even though their little bodies are exhausted. What to do? Our SmileTown Langley dentists share some advice.
While teething can be a difficult and painful process both for babies and their families, knowing what you can expect from the teething process as the parent of a baby can help things go a bit smoother. Here, our SmileTown Langley dentists explain what parents should know about teething.
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!
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.
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