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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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Unusual Tips for Teething Babies

Unusual Tips for Teething Babies

Posted Dec 21st, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

If your baby is teething, it may feel like nothing helps to ease their discomfort. If you’ve tried everything else, here are a few unusual tips that could help get your baby through this tough time.

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Baby’s First Year of Oral Health: Tips for Parents

Baby’s First Year of Oral Health: Tips for Parents

Posted Nov 13th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child, Pediatric Dentistry

Here are a few tips for parents from out Smile Town North Delta children’s dentist on how to handle baby’s first year of oral health.

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Dairy-Free Calcium Sources for Kids

Dairy-Free Calcium Sources for Kids

Posted Oct 30th, 2018 in Helpful Tips for Parents

While milk and other dairy products are great sources of many different nutrients, including calcium, some kids either can't or won't eat enough dairy foods to get the calcium they need.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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