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.
Preparing Your Child For Dental Care
Preparing you child for his or her dental appointment can go a long way in making sure it goes smoothly. Here, you'll find all sorts of tips and advice on helping children feel comfortable with dental care.
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!
Melvin the Magnificent Molar by Julia Cook is a fantastic book kids ages 3 and up about how to take proper care of their teeth!
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!
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.
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.
Parents are often urged to choose their battles during their child's teenage years. While that's good advice, oral hygiene is a battle worth fighting. Here, our dentists explain.
There are a number of things you can do to help manage your child's behaviour and ease their fears around visiting the dentist. Our children’s dentists share some advice for what to do before, during and after their dental appointments.
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.
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