Although they will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth, primary teeth (or baby teeth) play key roles in your child's longterm dental health. Today our Smiletown North Delta dentists walk through why primary tooth decay matters and how you can prevent it in your child.
General Information & Tips
Familiarize yourself with all the important details of your child oral health, and get some great hygiene and cleaning tips and advice, too!
Dental care that kids receive over the course of their childhood is important to promoting lifelong oral health. There are many methods you can use to prevent cavities (or tooth decay) in your child's teeth, and our Smiletown North Delta dentists are here to make a few recommendations.
Dentist appointments can sometimes cause children to feel discomfort. One way for them to overcome this is by understanding what happens at the dentist. Here are 3 books you can read with your child to help them mentally prepare!
When it comes to your kid's oral health, not all lunch foods are created equal. Here are 5 ideas for packing your child's school lunch that, along with regular brushing and flossing, will help promote oral health!
While the Canadian Dental Association recommends that children and adults brush their teeth for 2 minutes twice a day, our North Delta children's dentists know that 2 minutes can be a long time for a small child. That's why we thought we'd share a 3 fun songs to motivate your child to keep brushing.
Statistics Canada estimates that more than 200,000 children in Canada are living with disabilities. Here our Delta dentists share some tips on choosing the right dentist for your special needs child, and dental care options that are available to help get your child the care they need.
Our Delta children's dentists know your young child will enjoy watching as Peppa Pig and her little brother George go step-by-step through the process of brushing their teeth. Oral hygiene for little ones made fun.
Our children's dentists at SmileTown North Delta know that it can be a struggle to keep your kids brushing for 2 full minutes recommended by the Canadian Dental Association. That's why we have found 2 fun timers that may help you to keep your child happily brushing for two full minutes.
It can be challenging for parents to find fun and engaging ways to teeth children how to care for their teeth. That's why our Delta children's dentists have sought out some exciting and fun books to help encourage children to care for their developing smiles.
Phased interceptive orthodontics allows dentists to begin orthodontic treatment early in order to take advantage of your child's ongoing oral development. Our Delta children's dentists explain how Phase 1 treatment can benefit young smiles.
Dental care should begin as soon as your baby's first primary teeth erupt. Today our Delta childrens' dentist shares the benefits of bringing your child to the dentist early in life.
Abnormal tooth development and dental issues in your baby's developing mouth can result from extended use of pacifiers or soothers, however there are some benefits to their use. Here's more on the pros and cons of pacifiers.
Switching to a bamboo toothbrush can be an easy way to reduce the amount of plastic at home. These eco-friendly toothbrushes can be suitable for kids too. Here's a little on how to choose a toothbrush for your child.
Every child's smile is unique, but if you suspect that your child needs orthodontic treatment you're probably wondering when the best time to begin treatment is. Here's a little from our Delta children's dentist on when to seek orthodontic treatment for your child.
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