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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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Tips on How Manage Your Child's Behaviour at the Dentist

Tips on How Manage Your Child's Behaviour at the Dentist

When it comes to easing your child's fears around visiting the dentist there are a number of easy techniques you can try. Here are a few tips from our children’s dentists on what you can do before, during and after your child's dental appointments.

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3 Books to Help Prepare Your Child for a Dentist Appointment

3 Books to Help Prepare Your Child for a Dentist Appointment

When it comes to helping children not be afraid of the dentist, parents and caregivers play an important role. A fun and easy way to help you child to prepare for their upcoming dental appointment is with age appropriate books. 

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Visiting the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Visiting the Dentist with an Autistic Child

Visiting the dentist with an autistic child can be stressful for parents and children. Here are some tips from our children's dentists on how create a positive dental experience for everyone. 

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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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A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

A Tip For Parents: Try a Countdown Brushing Calendar

If you are having a hard time getting your kids to stay consistent about brushing and flossing, setting up a reward system via a countdown brushing calendar may help!

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Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

Elmo’s World: Brush Your Teeth

With this Sesame Street Video, your kids can brush their teeth with Elmo, and some special friends, too!

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How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

How To Help If Your Child Is Nervous About Visiting the Dentist

Feeling nervous about visiting the dentist is very common for adults and children alike! Here’s some advice for how you, as a parent, can help your children feel better about her upcoming appointment.

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The Weird History of Dentistry

The Weird History of Dentistry

Teach your kids about the history of dentistry, and how it has changed over thousands of years of history!

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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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