Although children may not be too excited about hearing that they require orthodontic treatment, piquing their interest may help reduce their negative feelings. In today's post, our North Delta dentists provide a few fun facts about orthodontics for kids to enjoy!
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!
Most parents know that sugar is bad for their children's teeth and causes cavities, but some foods contain processed sugars, while others have natural sugars. Today, our Smiletown North Delta dentists explain whether natural or processed sugars are worse for your kid's teeth.
Every child is at risk for tooth decay, but some may face increased risk of cavities due to genetic, nutritional and other factors. Our dentists at Smile Town North Delta describe how to tell if your child may fall into this category.
Dental injury is a common issue for many children and their parents. In this post, our North Delta dentists share the most common dental injuries in kids and how they may be prevented.
While crowded or misaligned primary teeth will eventually be replaced, there are many benefits to early identification and intervention when it comes to orthodontic issues. Here, our Smile Town North Delta dentists walk you through the benefits of interceptive orthodontics.
You know that brushing your and your child's teeth is key to maintaining your oral health. But how often should you be brushing? And why as often and for as long as you've been told? Here, our Smile Town North Delta dentists explain some of the whys and hows of teeth brushing.
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.
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.
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