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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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What to do If Your Teen Refuses to go to the Dentist

What to do If Your Teen Refuses to go to the Dentist

Posted Jul 4th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents

If your teen stubbornly refuses to visit the dentist remember that oral hygiene is a battle worth fighting! Here's some tips to help you win.

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Ways to Manage Your Child's Behaviour At The Dentist

Ways to Manage Your Child's Behaviour At The Dentist

Posted May 21st, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

There are a number of ways that you can help manage your child's behaviour and ease your child's fears around visiting the dentist. Here are a few tips from our children’s dentists about what to do before, during and after your child's dental appointments.

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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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Going to the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Going to the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry, Preparing Your Child

A trip to the dentist with an autistic child can be stressful for both the child and parent. But don't fret, there are steps you can take to create for a positive dental experience for everyone. Here, our dentists explain. 

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 Establishing Oral Healthcare Routines With Your Child

Establishing Oral Healthcare Routines With Your Child

Posted Mar 19th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry, Preparing Your Child

It’s never too early to establish an oral healthcare routine, including regular visits to your dentist, with your little one. Our children's dentists share some ideas for how to help make oral health fun for you and your child.

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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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