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Helping Kids Develop Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

Helping Kids Develop Healthy Oral Hygiene Habits

Posted Nov 8th, 2017 in General Information

Helping children develop healthy oral hygiene habits that last is just as important as teaching them the correct brushing and flossing techniques. Here are some tips and ideas for helping your children develop a healthy dental hygiene routines.

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Caring for & Cleaning Mouth Guards

Caring for & Cleaning Mouth Guards

Posted Oct 25th, 2017 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Whether your children use a night mouth guard to prevent teeth grinding during sleep, or a sports mouth guard to protect their teeth and jaw when playing sports, it’s very important to keep the mouth guard clean!

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Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Kids?

Is Teeth Whitening Safe for Kids?

Posted Oct 11th, 2017 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

There are a few important reasons that our Burnaby children's dentists advise against using teeth whitening products for children.

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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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