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A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

A “Health Minute” with Grover & Kermit the Frog

Posted Sep 27th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

The team at SmileTown Burnaby loves to share fun ways for parents to prepare their children for visiting the dentist. This Sesame Street clip, featuring Grover and Kermit the Frog, will have both parents and children giggling!

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Book Feature: Open Wide, Tooth School Inside

Book Feature: Open Wide, Tooth School Inside

Posted Sep 13th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

Open Wide: Tooth School Inside by Laurie Keller is a fun and funny introduction to teeth.

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SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

SmileTown Book Club: Bear’s Loose Tooth

Posted Aug 16th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

In the book Bear's Loose Tooth by Karma Wilson, Bear's friend's help him remain calm when he realizes that he has a loose tooth!

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Taking Care of Oral Piercings: A Guide for Teens

Taking Care of Oral Piercings: A Guide for Teens

Posted Jun 7th, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

Tongue, lip, cheek or uvula piercings are popular among teens and adults alike. We typically advise against oral piercings, but if your teen already has one, here’s some advice for taking care of properly.

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Fun Dental Facts to Share with Your Kids

Fun Dental Facts to Share with Your Kids

Posted May 10th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

To get your kids to take a more active role in their oral health, it's a good idea to get them interested in the topic. Here are a few fun dental facts about teeth and oral health to share with your kids!

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Poems & Songs for Kids About Visiting the Dentist

Poems & Songs for Kids About Visiting the Dentist

Posted Apr 5th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

Books and other media can be very helpful in putting children at ease when preparing them for a visit to the dentist. Here are some funny and educational poems and songs about dentistry that you and your child can read or sing together!

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Smile Town Book Club: Arthur’s Tooth, by Marc Brown

Smile Town Book Club: Arthur’s Tooth, by Marc Brown

Posted Jan 3rd, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

In "Arthur's Tooth", by Marc Brown, Arthur the aardvark watches as all his friends get visits from the tooth fairy, while his own loose baby tooth just will not to fall out!

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Dental Books For Kids: YouTube Read Alouds

Dental Books For Kids: YouTube Read Alouds

Posted Dec 23rd, 2016 in Preparing Your Child

We often share our favourite books about dental health and visiting the dentist here on our blog, so that you, in turn, can share them with your child! But did you know that many of these books are also featured is some really great Youtube read-alouds?

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Smile Town Book Club: The Tooth Book, By Dr. Suess

Smile Town Book Club: The Tooth Book, By Dr. Suess

Posted Sep 28th, 2016 in Preparing Your Child

Teeth: they sure come in handy when you need to chew or smile! The Tooth Book, by the much loved Dr. Suess, teaches kids all about the things their teeth can do, and how to take care of them, too!

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A Few Great Youtube Videos About Dental Health for Kids

A Few Great Youtube Videos About Dental Health for Kids

Posted Sep 21st, 2016 in Preparing Your Child

Here on the SmileTown Burnaby blog, we often recommend children’s books about dental health and oral hygiene. Today, we’d like to share a few great Youtube videos about dental health for children.

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