Pediatric Dentistry Education

Pediatric Dentistry differs from regular dentistry in some important ways. Here, you'll learn all about the issues that pediatric dentists focus on when caring for children's oral health.


Unusual Tips for Teething Babies

Unusual Tips for Teething Babies

Posted Oct 30th, 2018

If your baby is in the midst of teething, it may feel like nothing seems to help ease their discomfort. If you’ve tried everything else, here are a few unusual tips that could help get your family through this tough time.

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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

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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Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Posted Jun 6th, 2018

Find out how you can prevent your children from developing dental fluorosis, while still making sure they get all the benefits of fluoride.

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Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Posted Apr 25th, 2018

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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What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

Posted Feb 28th, 2018

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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Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Posted Jan 17th, 2018

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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How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

Posted Dec 6th, 2017

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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What is Puberty Gingivitis?

What is Puberty Gingivitis?

Posted Oct 11th, 2017

Puberty gingivitis is a relatively easily preventable type of gingivitis in children. This oral disease is very similar to that in adults.

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Helping Kids Develop Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

Helping Kids Develop Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

Posted Sep 13th, 2017

It’s one thing to teach children brushing and flossing techniques, and another to actually help them develop healthy oral hygiene habits. Here are some tips and ideas for helping your children develop a healthy dental hygiene routine.

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Caring for & Cleaning Mouth Guards

Caring for & Cleaning Mouth Guards

Posted Aug 30th, 2017

Whether your child uses a night mouth guard to prevent teeth grinding during sleep, or a sports mouth guard to protect her teeth and jaw during athletic activity, it’s very important to keep it clean!

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Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Kids?

Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Kids?

Posted Aug 16th, 2017

For a a couple of important reasons, our North Delta children's dentists advise against using teeth whitening products for children.

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When & Why is Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

When & Why is Fluoride Treatment Necessary?

Posted Jun 21st, 2017

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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Primary Tooth Decay & Why It Matters

Primary Tooth Decay & Why It Matters

Posted Jun 7th, 2017

Primary teeth serve multiple purposes, including allowing children to chew and digest food, and acting as guides or placeholders for the permanent teeth as they erupt.

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Order of Eruption: Primary Teeth

Order of Eruption: Primary Teeth

Posted May 24th, 2017

Review this handy guide from our Langley dentists to learn when you should start expecting your child’s baby teeth to come in, and which order they’re going to erupt in!

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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

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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Lingual Braces For Teens

Lingual Braces For Teens

Posted Dec 23rd, 2016

Most teens aren't too thrilled about the idea of flashing a mouthful of metal each time they smiles. For many teenagers, lingual (behind-the-teeth) braces can be a great orthodontic treatment alternative to traditional braces.

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 What is Tooth Decay?

What is Tooth Decay?

Posted Sep 28th, 2016

Tooth decay (also known as cavities or caries) is a common but highly preventable oral disease that affects most people, both children and adults, at one point or another during their lifetimes.

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Dental X-Rays for Children

Dental X-Rays for Children

Posted Sep 21st, 2016

Dental X-Rays are essential to preventive dental treatment children and adults alike. These valuable diagnostic tools that allow dentists to see things in the mouth not visible to the naked eye, and prevent problems from developing.

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What’s the Difference Between Invisalign Teen and Invisalign for Adults?

What’s the Difference Between Invisalign Teen and Invisalign for Adults?

Posted Sep 14th, 2016

Invisalign makes a line geared toward specifically to the needs of teenagers, and today we’d like to review a few of the things that make Invisalign Teen different from the original.

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How Dental Technology Helps Kids Feel Better at the Dentist

How Dental Technology Helps Kids Feel Better at the Dentist

Posted Jul 13th, 2016

Many of the advances in dental technology are not only improving the quality of care your child receives when you the dentist, they’re also making the experience itself more comfortable and less time consuming, too.

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The Benefits of Invisalign Teen

The Benefits of Invisalign Teen

Posted Jun 8th, 2016

Invisalign clear aligners are a very popular choice for teeth straightening among teenagers. Today, we’d like to explore exactly why this orthodontic option is such a great one for teens.

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Dental Sealants for Children

Dental Sealants for Children

Posted May 4th, 2016

Dental sealants are plastic coatings that are applied to the chewing surfaces of children’s back teeth in order to prevent tooth decay, and keep their smiles healthy.

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Orthodontics Options for Teens

Orthodontics Options for Teens

Posted Mar 16th, 2016

If your teen needs braces, chances are he or she isn’t all too thrilled about it! Fortunately, Orthodontics has come a long way in recent years, and there are many low profile, convenient, and practically invisible options to choose from.

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All About Wisdom Teeth

All About Wisdom Teeth

Posted Feb 10th, 2016

While most people don’t remember much about when their baby teeth were replaced by permanent teeth, most adults do remember when their last set of permanent molars – their wisdom teeth – came in!

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Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Posted Jan 27th, 2016

Fluoride sometimes gets bad press for being dangerous for children’s health. Here are some facts about fluoride to help set your mind at ease.

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