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How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

How to Make Flossing Easier for Kids & Teens

Posted Aug 30th, 2017 in General Information

In addition to brushing, children and teens must floss regularly (just like adults!) to keep their teeth and gums healthy. However, flossing can be tricky, 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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Order of Eruption: Primary Teeth

Order of Eruption: Primary Teeth

Posted Jul 19th, 2017 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

This handy guide from our Burnaby dentists provides the basics about teething, from when you can expect your child’s baby teeth to come in, to the 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 Jun 21st, 2017 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

Teething can be quite difficult and even painful for babies. The following tips will help bring your baby some relief during this uncomfortable process.

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Taking Care of Oral Piercings: A Guide for Teens

Taking Care of Oral Piercings: A Guide for Teens

Posted Jun 7th, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

Tongue, lip, cheek or uvula piercings are popular among teens and adults alike. We typically advise against oral piercings, but if your teen already has one, here’s some advice for taking care of properly.

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5 Surprising Things the Dentist Can Tell by Looking at Your Child’s Teeth

5 Surprising Things the Dentist Can Tell by Looking at Your Child’s Teeth

Posted May 24th, 2017 in Health & Nutrition, General Information

The dentist can tell a variety of things about your child’s daily life and health simply by examining his or her teeth. Here are four things you may not realize the dentist can deduce!

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Choosing a Toothbrush for Your Toddler

Choosing a Toothbrush for Your Toddler

Posted Mar 22nd, 2017 in General Information

These days, toothbrushes come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, so you can choose one that’s just right for your toddler. Here’s a guide to get you started.

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Teaching Good Brushing Techniques: Chewable Revealing Tablets

Teaching Good Brushing Techniques: Chewable Revealing Tablets

Posted Jan 17th, 2017 in General Information

When children are first learning to brush and floss, it can be hard to tell if they're getting their teeth clean enough, or missing spots. Chewable revealing tablets are a useful tool for highlighting any remaining plaque after a brushing session.

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Choosing Toothpaste & Floss for Children

Choosing Toothpaste & Floss for Children

Posted Dec 7th, 2016 in General Information

Choosing the right toothpaste or floss for children is pretty simple, but there are a few points you may want to consider to make the brushing and flossing routine easier on you and your child.

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New Moms & Oral Health

New Moms & Oral Health

Posted Nov 23rd, 2016 in General Information

If you're a new mom, you know that taking care of your new baby often takes precedence over taking care of yourself. While this is understandable, oral health is one area that you must not neglect - both for your own sake, and that of baby.

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Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Posted Oct 5th, 2016 in General Information

Most people think of gum disease as something that adults get. But children are at a risk for gum disease, too, and for them, just like with adults, prevention is they key to healthy gums.

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