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.
Oral Health & Nutrition
Nutrition plays a significant role in children's dental health. Learn all about what children should – and should not – eat, for a happy, healthy smile.
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.
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.
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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