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Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Oral Health Apps for Kids & Teens

Posted Jan 3rd, 2018 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

There's an app for pretty much anything you can think of these days, and that includes dental health! We’ve compiled this list of kid-friendly oral health apps that may help get your child or teen to take more of an interest in their dental health.

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4 More Great YouTube Videos For Kids About Dental Health

4 More Great YouTube Videos For Kids About Dental Health

Posted Dec 20th, 2017 in Preparing Your Child

To prepare your kids for visiting the dentist, it can help to have a variety of fun resources at your disposal. The following dental health videos are some of our recent favourites on YouTube.

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An Oral Health Eggsperiment

An Oral Health Eggsperiment

Posted Nov 22nd, 2017 in General Information, Preparing Your Child

Here's a quick and easy dental experiment using eggs, for parents or teachers looking for a fun, hands on experiment to teach kids about dental health and facilitate discussion about the importance of oral hygiene!

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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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