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Preparing Your Child For Dental Care
Preparing you child for his or her dental appointment can go a long way in making sure it goes smoothly. Here, you'll find all sorts of tips and advice on helping children feel comfortable with dental care.
In "Arthur's Tooth", by Marc Brown, Arthur the aardvark watches as all his friends get visits from the tooth fairy, while his own loose baby tooth just will not to fall out!
We often share our favourite books about dental health and visiting the dentist here on our blog, 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 sure come in handy when you need to chew or smile! The Tooth Book, by the much loved Dr. Suess, teaches kids all about the things their teeth can do, and how to take care of them, too!
Here on the SmileTown Burnaby blog, we often recommend children’s books about dental health and oral hygiene. Today, we’d like to share a few great Youtube videos about dental health for children.
Taking a hands-off approach when discussing those first dental appointments with your child can sometimes go a long way in making those first appointments go well.
To help prepare children for when their first teeth fall out, pick up a copy of My Wobbly Tooth Must Never Ever Fall Out, by Lauren Child today!
Smile Town Book Club: ‘Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World’ by Selby B. Beeler
The tooth fairy myth has been helping get North American children interested and engaged in their oral health for decades. Learn about other traditions children around the world participate in when they loose their teeth.
There’s lot’s of advice out there telling parents how to talk to their children about visiting the dentist. Today, we’re here to tell you what not to say!
The Smile Town Burnaby Book Club: For Ages 3 and up, Melvin the Magnificent Molar by Julia Cook is the perfect book for teaching children all about their teeth!
The SmileTown Burnaby Book Club Series will feature informative, engaging, and comforting books for children about visiting the dentist.
A new feature for the SmileTown Dentistry Blog, the SmileTown Book Club Series will feature informative, engaging, and comforting books for children about visiting the dentist.
To feel more comfortable about unfamiliar experiences, it's best to mentally prepare! These 5 books are sure to get your kids ready - and excited - for their next dental appointment.
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