No parent looks forward to learning that their child has a cavity. However, children will also take this news much harder than the adults in their life will. Today, our Smiletown Burnaby dentists offer some advice about preparing your child for their first filling.
Tips and Information For Parents
As parents, you have many questions and concerns about your children's oral health. Here, we share lots of useful tips and insights that will help you stay informed about your kid's long-term dental health.
Every child has different needs when it comes to dental care. Some simply feel more anxious or afraid of visiting the dentist than others. Here, our Smile Town Burnaby dentists suggest some techniques for you to relieve your child's dental anxiety leading up to and during dental appointments.
Smile Town Burnaby has selected their favourite handy (and sometimes silly) dental tools and toys from Amazon.ca to help promote your child's oral health!
Brushing and flossing are the foundation of you and your kid's oral hygiene. But how can you be sure that your child's teeth are getting the proper daily care they need? Our Smile Town Burnaby dentists offer some tips for improving kids' (and parents'!) daily oral health routine.
Although they will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth, primary teeth (or baby teeth) play key roles in your child's longterm dental health. Today our Smile Town Burnaby dentists walk through why primary tooth decay matters and how you can prevent it in your child.
Dental care that kids receive over the course of their childhood is important to promoting lifelong oral health. There are many methods you can use to prevent cavities (or tooth decay) in your child's teeth, and our Smile Town Burnaby dentists are here to make a few recommendations.
Dentist appointments can sometimes cause children to feel discomfort. One way for them to overcome this is by understanding what happens at the dentist. Here are 3 books you can read with your child to help them mentally prepare!
Not all lunch foods are created equal when it comes to your kid's health. Here are 5 ideas for packing school lunches that, along with regular brushing and flossing, will help promote your child's oral health!
While crowded or misaligned primary teeth will eventually be replaced, there are many benefits to early identification and intervention when it comes to orthodontic issues. Here, our Smile Town Burnaby dentists walk you through the benefits of interceptive orthodontics.
You know that brushing your and your child's teeth is key to maintaining your oral health. But how often should you be brushing? And why as often and for as long as you've been told? Here, our Smile Town Burnaby dentists explain some of the whys and hows of teeth brushing.
Some parents of children with special needs may experience anxiety or have questions about their child's dental care and experience. Here, our Smiletown Burnaby dentists walk you through our process and experience working with children with a whole range of special needs.
It is estimated that more than 200,000 children in Canada are living with disabilities. In today's post, our Burnaby children's dentists share some tips on choosing the right dentist for your special needs child, and treatment options that are available to help get your child the care they need.
Learning good oral hygiene habits young can help to set your child up for a lifetime of healthy smiles, but our Burnaby children's dentists know that teaching your child how to clean their teeth properly takes some work. Below are a few tips on how to teach your child to brush their teeth.
While fruit juices may seem like a heathy drink to offer your young child, even unsweetened fruit juice is packed with sugars and acids that can damage children's teeth. Our Delta children’s dentists explain why water is typically the best thirst quencher for kids.
Your young child is going to love learning how to clean and care for their teeth by watching as Peppa Pig and her little brother George go step-by-step through the process of brushing their teeth. This video helps to make learning about oral hygiene fun for little ones.
At SmileTown Burnaby our dentists understand it can be a struggle to keep your kids brushing for the full 2 minutes recommended by the Canadian Dental Association. So we've found 2 fun timers to help you to keep your child happily brushing for two minutes.
Many parents find it challenging to get young children to brush their teeth. If you and your little one frequently clash over oral hygiene here are some fun pop-up book suggestions from our Burnaby children's dentists to help encourage your child to brush.
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