While gentle thumb sucking is a natural reflex, that may help babies some babies feel safe and happy, persistent, vigorous thumb sucking can lead to a number of dental problems.
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Teens love to express their individuality through their appearance, which is why oral piercings are becoming increasingly popular with teens. But is tongue, lip or cheek piercing actually safe? Here our Burnaby children's dentist explains some of the risks involved in oral piercings.
Your Burnaby Smile Town dentist may recommend sedation for your child if they are scheduled to undergo a long complex dental procedure, or if your child is very young, nervous or has special needs. Dental sedation is a safe way for children to receive dental treatment that would otherwise be too stressful or even impossible for them to undergo.
If your baby uses a pacifier for too long, it can lead to abnormal tooth development and dental issues in their developing mouths. Here, our children's dentist explain the pros and cons of pacifiers.
When it comes to easing your child's fears around visiting the dentist there are a number of easy techniques you can try. Here are a few tips from our children’s dentists on what you can do before, during and after your child's dental appointments.
When it comes to helping children not be afraid of the dentist, parents and caregivers play an important role. A fun and easy way to help you child to prepare for their upcoming dental appointment is with age appropriate books.
When it comes to establishing great oral healthcare routines with your child it's never to early! Here, our children's dentists share some ideas for how to help make oral health fun for your little one.
Teething is a normal process that all children go through. Baby's first teeth need to break through the gums, which can be painful and distressing. Here, our children's dentists explain the signs and symptoms of teething and offer a few ideas on how to cope with them.
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