Our dentists recommend that babies give up the bottle entirely by their first birthday. That's because longer bottle use may lead to cavities or other health risks for children.
Oral Health & Nutrition
Nutrition plays an important role in your child's dental health. Learn all about what children should – and shouldn't – eat, for a healthy, happy smile.
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.
We all know that things candy, pop and other sweets contain sugars that can do a lot of damage to children’s teeth. But sugar is also lurking in some unexpected foods and drinks; here are just a few.
The dentist can tell a variety of things about your child’s daily life and health simply by examining his or her teeth. Here are four things you may not realize the dentist can deduce!
We all know that sugar is bad news when it comes to oral health, and that it should be consumed in moderation by children and adults alike. But if you need a quick fix that will satisfy your child’s sweet tooth without giving it a cavity, here are some suggestions for you!
As a parent trying to cut back on your children’s sugar consumption for improved oral health, you may be looking at including some sugar substitutes in their diets. And if you are, you may be wondering if sugar substitutes might have and adverse effect on oral health like real sugar does.
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