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5 Great Books to Prepare your Child for Visiting the Dentist

5 Great Books to Prepare your Child for Visiting the Dentist

Posted Oct 29th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

To feel more comfortable about unfamiliar experiences, it's best to mentally prepare! These 5 books are sure to get your kids ready - and excited - for their next dental appointment.

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Oral Health Friendly School Lunch Ideas

Oral Health Friendly School Lunch Ideas

Posted Oct 26th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

It can be pretty tricky to pack a healthy lunch for your kids to bring to school that your kids will want to eat! But it is fundamental to their oral health.

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Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Early Childhood Tooth Decay

Posted Oct 21st, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

As soon as primary teeth start coming in, tooth decay becomes a potential risk for your child. At this early stage, regular dental hygiene is fundamental in the prevention of early childhood tooth decay.

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Relieving Dental Fear and Anxiety in Children

Relieving Dental Fear and Anxiety in Children

Posted Oct 15th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Preparing Your Child

Each child has a different reaction sitting in the dentist's chair. Some aren't bothered at all, while others feel an unusual level of fear and anxiety when visiting the dentist.

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Sports Mouth Guards for Children

Sports Mouth Guards for Children

Posted Oct 12th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Sports are a fun way to keep your kids healthy and active. Mouth guards protect your children’s teeth (and orthodontic appliances) when they’re participating in sports where there is risk of injury to the mouth or head.

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Brushing & Flossing For Children

Brushing & Flossing For Children

Posted Oct 7th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Getting off to an early start when it comes to brushing and flossing is one of the best ways to ensure that your kids establish habits that will keep their teeth healthy for life.

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Children & Orthodontics

Children & Orthodontics

Posted Oct 1st, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

Orthodontic evaluation and treatment for children is vitally important to their future oral health.

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Have an Oral Health-Friendly Halloween!

Have an Oral Health-Friendly Halloween!

Posted Oct 1st, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Health & Nutrition

Halloween is a very scary time of year - both when it comes to ghouls and spooks, and when it comes to oral health, too!

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Are Your Kids Spending Enough Time Brushing?

Are Your Kids Spending Enough Time Brushing?

Posted Sep 23rd, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, General Information

Most people don’t spend nearly enough time brushing their teeth, and this can have negative long term effects on oral health, for both children and adults.

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Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs

Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs

Posted Sep 17th, 2015 in Helpful Tips for Parents, Pediatric Dentistry

According to statistics Canada, over 200, 000 children in Canada are living with disabilities. Understandably, parents of children with special needs often have concerns about dental care for their children.

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