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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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The Weird History of Dentistry

The Weird History of Dentistry

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 in Preparing Your Child

Teach your kids a little bit about where dentistry came from, and how it has changed over thousands of years of history!

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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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Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry, Preparing Your Child

Ideally, your child should begin visiting the dentist every 6 months starting at the eruption of the first tooth. Here’s what to expect from the first dental cleaning.

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Book Feature: Open Wide, Tooth School Inside

Book Feature: Open Wide, Tooth School Inside

Posted Dec 20th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

The book Open Wide: Tooth School Inside by Laurie Keller is a funny but informative introduction to teeth for children.

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SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

In the Karma Wilson's book, Bear's Loose Tooth, Bear discovers he has a loose tooth and feels a little worried about it! Good thing his friends are there to help him remain calm.

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Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Posted Nov 8th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

There's an app for just about everything these days, including dental health! We’ve compiled this list of kid-friendly oral health apps that may help get your child or teen to take more of an interest in dental health.

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4 More Great YouTube Videos For Kids About Dental Health

4 More Great YouTube Videos For Kids About Dental Health

Posted Oct 25th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

To get your kids ready for a visit to the dentist, it can help to have a variety of fun resources at your disposal. The following dental health videos are some of our recent favourites on YouTube.

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An Oral Health Eggsperiment

An Oral Health Eggsperiment

Posted Sep 27th, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

For parents or teachers looking for a fun, hands on experiment to teach kids about dental health and facilitate discussion about the importance of oral hygiene, here’s a quick and easy idea using eggs!

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A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

Posted Aug 2nd, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

At SmileTown North Delta, we love to share fun ways for parents to prepare their children for visiting the dentist. This Sesame Street clip, featuring Grover and Kermit the Frog, will have parents and children alike giggling.

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