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How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

How To Brush With an Electric Toothbrush

Posted Jan 17th, 2018 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

An electric toothbrush can make the brushing process much easier and more fun for children. Here are some tips for teaching your child how to brush with an electric toothbrush.

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Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

There's an app for pretty much anything you can think of these days, and that includes dental health! We’ve compiled this list of kid-friendly oral health apps that may help get your child or teen to take more of an interest in their dental health.

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What is Puberty Gingivitis?

What is Puberty Gingivitis?

Posted Dec 6th, 2017 in General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

Puberty gingivitis is an easily preventable type of gingivitis that can develop children. This oral disease is very similar to that in adults.

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An Oral Health Eggsperiment

An Oral Health Eggsperiment

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

Here's a quick and easy dental experiment using eggs, for parents or teachers looking for a fun, hands on experiment to teach kids about dental health and facilitate discussion about the importance of oral hygiene!

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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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