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When to Stop Using the Baby Bottle and Why

When to Stop Using the Baby Bottle and Why

Posted Jul 23rd, 2019 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents

Bottle use can lead to cavities and other health risks for children. Our Burnaby Children's dentists recommend that children give up baby bottles entirely by the time they are 12 months old, here's why. 

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The Early Years: Oral Health For Children Ages 0-3

The Early Years: Oral Health For Children Ages 0-3

Posted Jul 9th, 2019 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents

You are starting habits that will last them all their lives, when you begin helping children to take good care of their teeth. Here, our Delta children's dentists share some tips on how to care for your little one’s oral health from birth to 3 years old.

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Are fluoride treatments good for children's dental health?

Are fluoride treatments good for children's dental health?

Posted Jun 18th, 2019 in General Information

Fluoride treatments are effective in decreasing the prevalence of cavities in children, and they're safe. Our Delta children's dentist explains what fluoride is and why it's important for your child's oral health.

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Tips for Choosing a Toothbrush for Your Toddler

Tips for Choosing a Toothbrush for Your Toddler

Posted May 7th, 2019 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents

Here is a guide from our Delta children's dentists to help choose a toothbrush for your child, whether you're considering a manual or electric model.

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How To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Healthy

How To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Healthy

Posted Jan 22nd, 2019 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents

Here are some helpful tips from our Burnaby children's dentists on how to keep your teens' smiles healthy.

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A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

Posted Jan 10th, 2019 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents

Setting up a reward system by using a countdown to brushing calendar is a great way to encourage your kids to stay consistent when it comes to brushing and flossing their teeth!

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Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Posted Dec 21st, 2018 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents

With this fun Sesame Street Video, your kids can brush their teeth with Elmo and some of his special friends, too!

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Oral Health-Friendly Lunchbox Ideas

Oral Health-Friendly Lunchbox Ideas

Posted Dec 11th, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition

Here are a few ideas to try if you’re in a bit of a rut when it comes to including oral health-friendly snacks to your child’s lunchbox.

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Fun Tooth-Themed & Dental Health Products on Amazon

Fun Tooth-Themed & Dental Health Products on Amazon

Posted Nov 29th, 2018 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

From fun (or maybe a bit silly) tooth-themed items to helpful oral hygiene tools, here's Smile Town North Delta's favourite tooth-themed, kid-friendly products available right now on Amazon.ca.

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My kids hate brushing. What should I do?

My kids hate brushing. What should I do?

Posted Nov 13th, 2018 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Do your kids hate brushing their teeth? Here are a few tips to help make brushing more appealing to your child.

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