Some parents of children with special needs may experience anxiety or have questions about their child's dental care and experience. Here, our Smile Town North Delta dentists walk you through our process and experience working with children with a whole range of special needs.
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!
Every child has different needs when it comes to dental care. Some simply feel more anxious or afraid of visiting the dentist than others. Here, our Smile Town North Delta dentists suggest some techniques for you to relieve your child's dental anxiety leading up to and during dental appointments.
Smile Town North Delta has selected their favourite handy (and sometimes silly) dental tools and toys from Amazon.ca to help promote your child's oral health!
Brushing and flossing are the foundation of you and your kid's oral hygiene. But how can you be sure that your child's teeth are getting the proper daily care they need? Our Smile Town North Delta dentists offer some tips for improving kids' (and parents'!) daily oral health routine.
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.
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.
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