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Baby’s First Year of Oral Health: Tips for Parents

Baby’s First Year of Oral Health: Tips for Parents

Posted Sep 18th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry, Preparing Your Child

Here are a few tips for parents from out Smile Town North Delta children’s dentist on how to handle baby’s first year of oral health.

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Dairy-Free Calcium Sources for Kids

Dairy-Free Calcium Sources for Kids

Posted Sep 4th, 2018 in Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents

While milk and other dairy products are great sources of many different nutrients, including calcium, some kids either can't or won't eat enough dairy foods to get the calcium they need.

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How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

Posted Jun 20th, 2018 in General Information, Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

An electric toothbrush can make the brushing teeth easier and more fun for children. Here are some tips for teaching your child how to brush with an electric toothbrush.

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Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Posted Apr 25th, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Baby teeth are supposed to fall out to be replaced by permanent teeth, but sometimes they can fall out too early. Find out what to do when this happens.

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How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

Posted Mar 14th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Feeling nervous about visiting the dentist is very common for adults and children alike! Here’s some advice for how you, as a parent, can help your children feel better about her upcoming appointment.

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What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

Posted Feb 28th, 2018 in General Information, Health & Nutrition, Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

It happens to the best of us – occasionally, we all have less than pleasant smells coming out of our mouths! This is true for children as well. Learn about the causes of bad breath in children, and how it can be prevented.

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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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