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.
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.
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.
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.
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