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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.

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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.

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Stages of Oral Development: 2 - 4 Years of Age

Stages of Oral Development: 2 - 4 Years of Age

Posted Dec 30th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

When children are between the 2 and 4, teething continues with the eruption of molars, and new eating patterns can have an impact children’s oral health.

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SmileTown Book Club - Sugarbug Doug, by Ben Magleby

SmileTown Book Club - Sugarbug Doug, by Ben Magleby

Posted Dec 23rd, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

The SmileTown Burnaby Book Club Series will feature informative, engaging, and comforting books for children about visiting the dentist.

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Why Are Teens at a Higher Risk of Gum Disease?

Why Are Teens at a Higher Risk of Gum Disease?

Posted Dec 16th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Teens are at a higher risk of gum disease as a result of the hormonal changes they go through as they develop into adults. Fortunately, there are various effective ways to reduce this risk for your teenager.

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Refined Carbohydrates & Oral Health

Refined Carbohydrates & Oral Health

Posted Dec 9th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

Refined carbohydrates break down into simple sugars when they linger in the mouth, making them just as bad as sugary sweets when it comes to your child’s oral health.

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SmileTown Book Club: Dr. De Soto Goes to Africa, by William Steig

SmileTown Book Club: Dr. De Soto Goes to Africa, by William Steig

Posted Nov 25th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

A new feature for the SmileTown Dentistry Blog, the SmileTown Book Club Series will feature informative, engaging, and comforting books for children about visiting the dentist.

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Oral Health-Friendly Christmas Treats

Oral Health-Friendly Christmas Treats

Posted Nov 18th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

A great way to curb your children’s sugar intake during the Christmas time is to provide some healthier festive alternatives now and again. Here are some of our favorite ideas!

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Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Is Fluoride Really Safe?

Posted Nov 11th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Fluoride sometimes gets bad press for being dangerous for children’s health. Here are some facts about fluoride to help set your mind at ease.

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Preventing Dental Decay in Children

Preventing Dental Decay in Children

Posted Nov 4th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

There's a wide variety of options for preventing tooth decay in your children early on, that will help give them the best chance at a healthy smile for life.

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