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Watch Video: Sesame Street's

Watch Video: Sesame Street's "Can't Go Wrong"

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

In this video, Elmo and his friend Abby rock out to a song about crunchy vegetables, and how great they are for your teeth!

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How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

Posted Dec 6th, 2017 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Children and teens need to floss regularly to keep their teeth and gums healthy. Fossing can be tricky and a bit cumbersome though, and young children in particular may struggle to properly manipulate the floss. Here are some ideas to help make flossing easier for kids and teens.

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When & Why is Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

When & Why is Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

Posted Jun 21st, 2017 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Fluoride is an important component in the healthy development of children’s teeth. Here, our North Delta dentists explain why and when fluoride treatment is a good idea.

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My Teething Baby is Grumpy! What Should I Do?

My Teething Baby is Grumpy! What Should I Do?

Posted Apr 19th, 2017 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Teething can be quite uncomfortable, and often painful, for babies. These tips will help bring your baby some relief during teething.

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Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Posted Jan 27th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Fluoride sometimes gets bad press for being dangerous for children’s health. Here are some facts about fluoride to help set your mind at ease.

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The Risks of Oral Piercings for Teens

The Risks of Oral Piercings for Teens

Posted Jan 20th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Tongue and lip piercings are extremely popular among teenagers and young adults. Unfortunately, there are many oral health risks associated with piercings that can cause a lot of harm, both in the short and long term.

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SmileTown Book Club: Dr. De Soto Goes to Africa, by William Steig

SmileTown Book Club: Dr. De Soto Goes to Africa, by William Steig

Posted Jan 13th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

A new feature for the SmileTown North Delta Blog, the SmileTown Book Club Series features comforting, informative, and engaging children's books about visiting the dentist.

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 Be a Good Oral Health Care Influence

Be a Good Oral Health Care Influence

Posted Jan 6th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

By setting a good example when it comes to your own oral care routine, you can influence the development of your child's oral hygiene habits in a positive way.

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Calcium & Oral Health

Calcium & Oral Health

Posted Dec 30th, 2015 in Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents

Including calcium-rich foods and beverages, such as dairy products and dark leafy greens, in your child’s diet can have many long-term health benefits, particularly in terms of oral health.

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Oral Health-Friendly Christmas Treats

Oral Health-Friendly Christmas Treats

Posted Dec 23rd, 2015 in Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents

A great way to curb your children’s sugar intake during the Christmas time is to provide some healthier festive alternatives now and again. Here are some of our favorite ideas!

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