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My teen wants a tongue piercing, is it safe?

My teen wants a tongue piercing, is it safe?

Teens love to express their individuality through their appearance, which is why oral piercings are becoming increasingly popular with teens. But is tongue, lip or cheek piercing actually safe?  Here our Burnaby children's dentist explains some of the risks involved in oral piercings. 

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Is dental sedation safe for children?

Is dental sedation safe for children?

Your Burnaby Smile Town dentist may recommend sedation for your child if they are scheduled to undergo a long complex dental procedure, or if your child is very young, nervous or has special needs. Dental sedation is a safe way for children to receive dental treatment that would otherwise be too stressful or even impossible for them to undergo. 

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When should my child have their first dentist appointment?

When should my child have their first dentist appointment?

As soon the first baby teeth erupt, children need dental care. This may seem surprisingly young, but there are many good reasons that your child should visit the dentist early. 

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

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

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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How To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Healthy

How To Keep Your Teen’s Smile Healthy

For teens who established good oral hygiene routines as children, keeping their teeth and gums healthy as the grow into young adulthood should come naturally. That said, here are some tips from our Burnaby dentists on how to keep teen’s smile’s healthy.

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Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

Early Baby Tooth Loss: What To Do

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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What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

What Causes Bad Breath in Children?

It happens to the best of us – occasionally, we all have less than pleasant breath! This is true for children as well. Learn about the causes of bad breath in children, and how it can be prevented.

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Watch Video: Sesame Street's

Watch Video: Sesame Street's "Can't Go Wrong"

Elmo and his friend Abby rock out to a song about crunchy vegetables, and how great they are for your teeth, in this fun Sesame Street video clip!

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Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Your Child’s First Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

Your child should begin visiting the dentist twice a year starting at the eruption of the first tooth. Here’s what to expect from the first dental cleaning.

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Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Preventing Dental Fluorosis in Children

Find out how you can prevent dental fluorosis in your kids while still making sure they reap the benefits of fluoride.

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