News & Updates

Displaying posts in Helpful Tips for Parents

A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

Posted Oct 2nd, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

If you are having a hard time getting your kids to stay consistent about brushing and flossing, setting up a reward system via a countdown brushing calendar may help!

Read more

Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Posted Sep 18th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information, Preparing Your Child

With this Sesame Street Video, your kids can brush their teeth with Elmo, and some special friends, too!

Read more

3 Two-Minute Songs to Play During Brushing

3 Two-Minute Songs to Play During Brushing

Posted Sep 4th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

It can be tricky getting kids to brush for the full two minutes required for optimum oral health. To make it a little more fun, here are three great songs to play for your kids while they brush!

Read more

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Posted Jun 20th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition, General Information, Pediatric Dentistry

Baby teeth are supposed to fall out to be replaced by permanent teeth, but sometimes they can fall out too early. Find out what to do when this happens.

Read more

How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

Posted May 9th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Feeling nervous about visiting the dentist is very common for adults and children alike! Here’s some advice for how you, as a parent, can help your children feel better about her upcoming appointment.

Read more

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!

Read more

 Be a Good Oral Health Care Influence

Be a Good Oral Health Care Influence

Posted Jan 27th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

If you set a good oral health care example in your daily life, you can help your child develop great oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime.

Read more

Calcium & Oral Health

Calcium & Oral Health

Posted Jan 20th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

Calcium-rich foods and beverages, such as dairy products and dark leafy greens, can have some great long term health benefits, so it's important to include them in your child’s diet.

Read more

How Safe is Sedation For Children?

How Safe is Sedation For Children?

Posted Jan 13th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

At Smile Town Dentistry in Langley, our dentists recommend sedation for children who feel a great deal of anxiety when it comes to dental care.

Read more

Stages of Oral Development - 0 - 2 Years of Age

Stages of Oral Development - 0 - 2 Years of Age

Posted Jan 6th, 2016 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

In the first two years of life, babies develop their first set of teeth - their baby teeth. This period is an extremely important one for good oral health.

Read more

Page 1 of 3

Download the FREE SmileTown Kids' Activity Booklet.

A great resource to help get your kids ready – and excited – to visit the dentist.


Enter your email address below to get the FREE activity book and to receive our latest news and updates.