Pediatric Dentistry

Tips to Teach Good Dental Habits

Good dental habits can mean the difference between a life full of healthy teeth or dental problem after dental problem. If you have children, the best time to teach your children healthy dental habits is while they’re young. Read our blog post for tips on teaching good dental habits.

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Helping Your Child Learn Self Dental Care

Is there anything more magical than watching your child grow from a small infant into a gangly, independent big kid? It happens in fits and starts at first, from the 20-month-old who proclaims, “Do it myself! Me!” and becomes more frequent in its appearance until one night, you realize that your role in the “getting ready for bed” game has shifted from player to coach to observer.

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Family dentistry that creates happy smiling families

Three Reasons to Have A “Family” Dentist

Do you have family dentist in North Vancouver? If you don’t, you should! Who else are you going to call when you have a terrible toothache or when your child breaks a tooth? But if you don’t have a family dentist, you also don’t have someone who knows about the tooth you had extracted during college, or the fact that you had gingivitis last year; this means that there’s no one to watch out for shifting teeth or periodontal disease currently.

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Dental Care for Children

Five Ways to Ease Dental Anxiety for Your Child

One of the most crucial habits to develop for your children is good dental hygiene. Maintaining a clean, healthy mouth will help a child as s/he grows into adulthood and begins a life outside of a parent’s home. But while you’re working on those good habits, an unhealthy fear of the dentist or the dentist’s office can take root, sometimes with no apparent reason!

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Preparing for Your Wisdom Teeth Removal

Medically speaking, a wisdom teeth extraction procedure is not a major surgery. It’s typically completed in an hour or less and involves no vital organs or arteries. But, as the saying goes, the only “minor operation” is one that’s not on you or your family. Still, as long as you are prepared, there is no reason why your teen can’t be comfortable and have a quick recovery time for this common dental procedure.

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Why Everyone Should Get a Six Month Checkup

It seems like every time you leave the dentist’s office, the receptionist wants to schedule you for your next visit in six months. Maybe you think it’s a hassle, after all, your appointment went fine and there’s no sign of decay. Or perhaps your schedule isn’t constant. Your kids’ school activities change, your work schedule fluctuates, and setting up an appointment six months in advance seems silly if you’re just going to have to break it again. But the truth is, you need to make and keep your routine to benefit your overall dental health.

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