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Tips on How Manage Your Child's Behaviour at the Dentist

Tips on How Manage Your Child's Behaviour at the Dentist

Posted Jul 23rd, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

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.

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How To Choose A Toothbrush For Your Toddler

How To Choose A Toothbrush For Your Toddler

Posted Jul 9th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

The toothbrush you choose for your toddler should be easy for them to hold and maneuver, and of course, fit comfortably into their mouth. Here, our Burnaby children's dentists help you choose the right toothbrush for your toddler.

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3 Books to Help Prepare Your Child for a Dentist Appointment

3 Books to Help Prepare Your Child for a Dentist Appointment

Posted Jun 18th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

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. 

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Visiting the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Visiting the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Posted Jun 4th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Visiting the dentist with an autistic child can be stressful for parents and children. Here are some tips from our children's dentists on how create a positive dental experience for everyone. 

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 Establishing Oral Healthcare Routines With Your Child

Establishing Oral Healthcare Routines With Your Child

Posted May 21st, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

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.

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Teething: The Struggle Is Real

Teething: The Struggle Is Real

Posted May 7th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

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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The Truth About Juice & Your Child's Oral Health

The Truth About Juice & Your Child's Oral Health

Posted Apr 23rd, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents

You know that fruit is an important part of a healthy diet. Juice is made from fruit, so it must be healthy too, right? Actually, many juices are packed with sugar and empty calories that could negatively impact your child's oral health. Here's a little more about juice from our Burnaby dentists. 

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When to Ditch the Baby Bottle and Why

When to Ditch the Baby Bottle and Why

Posted Apr 9th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

Our dentists recommend that babies give up the bottle entirely by their first birthday. That's because longer bottle use may lead to cavities or other health risks for children.

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Our Favourite Tooth-Themed & Dental Health Products for Kids

Our Favourite Tooth-Themed & Dental Health Products for Kids

Posted Jan 22nd, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents

From silly and fun tooth-themed items, to helpful oral hygiene tools, here's Smile Town Burnaby's favourite kid friendly products.

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My kids hate to brush their teeth. What should I do?

My kids hate to brush their teeth. What should I do?

Posted Jan 10th, 2019 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Do your kids hate to brush their teeth? Here are a few tips from our Smile Town dentists to help make brushing more fun for your child.

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