A trip to the dentist with an autistic child can be stressful for both the child and parent. But don't fret, there are steps you can take to create for a positive dental experience for everyone. Here, our dentists explain.
Preparing Your Child For Dental Care
The better prepared for a dental appointment a child is, the more smoothly it'll go. Here, can peruse all sorts of tips and advice on helping your child feel as comfortable as possible with dental care.
It’s never too early to establish an oral healthcare routine, including regular visits to your dentist, with your little one. Our children's dentists share some ideas for how to help make oral health fun for you and your child.
From fun (or maybe a bit silly) tooth-themed items to helpful oral hygiene tools, here's Smile Town North Delta's favourite tooth-themed, kid-friendly products available right now on Amazon.ca.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tongue, lip, cheek or uvula piercings have long been popular among teens and adults. We advise against oral piercing because of the dental health risks they present, but if your teen already has one, here’s some advice for taking care of it to preserve his or her oral health.
In the book "Arthur's Tooth", by Marc Brown, Arthur watches as all his friends get visits from the tooth fairy, while his own loose baby tooth just refuses to fall out!
Here on the Smile Town North Delta blog, we often share our favourite books about dental health and visiting the dentist, so that you, in turn, can share them with your child. But did you know that many of these books are also featured is some really great Youtube read-alouds?
Teeth: they certainly come in handy any time you need to chew or smile! The Tooth Book by the ever popular Dr. Suess, teaches kids all about the things their teeth can do, and how to take care of them, too!
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