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5 Reasons Why Sports Drinks are Bad for Kids

5 Reasons Why Sports Drinks are Bad for Kids

Sports drinks and energy drinks are two of the most popular beverages for teenagers and young adults. In Canada, it is estimated that 74% of young people between the ages of 12-24 have consumed sports drinks. Young children love the sweet taste and the bright, fun colours because these beverages are targeted at children. While […]

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Top 5 Ways for Easing Kids Into Good Oral Hygiene Habits

A lot of kids grow up dreading visits to the dentist because they have negative associations with the dentist — for any number of reasons — but there are many ways you can prevent this developing, or help reduce their fears if they’ve already built up a phobia. Ninety percent of the time, children’s dentists […]

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Finding the Right Dentist for Your Kids

You’re looking for a new dentist! Whether this is due to a negative experience with a current dentist, or your child needs dental services for the first time, or anything in between, this can be a stressful event as the health and wellbeing of your child is at the hands of the pediatric dentist of […]

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The Effects of Thumb Sucking and Pacifiers

The effects of thumb sucking and pacifiers

Although babies have a natural instinct to suck, they also naturally begin to lose this desire around the six-month milestone. That being said, this behaviour can continue, especially if your child is offered a pacifier to assist in keeping them calm or to help them sleep. As a parent, it is important to understand the […]

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Why You Should Fix Your Child’s Baby Teeth

Funny asian little girl smile with her broken tooth

Your little one has perfect hands, perfect eyes and a perfect nose. And when they give you that adorable little smile, there’s no reason to believe it isn’t perfect as well. A pediatric dentist’s job is to spot any issues in your baby’s smile before they further develop into pain and infection. Although children typically […]

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The Best Electric Toothbrush for Your Child

mother teaching cute baby how to brush teeth with toothbrush

Dentists are often asked about the benefits of electric toothbrushes versus manual brushes. Furthermore, parents are curious about whether their children will have better oral health with an electric brush versus a manual one. It’s natural to be concerned about the overall health of your child, and oral health is no exception. So should you […]

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What Is The Best Toothbrush For Kids?

Best Children’s Toothbrush

When it comes to toothbrushes, there are a lot of options out there to choose from. This blog post will take a look at how to choose the best toothbrush for your kids. What Is the Best Toothbrush for Kids? The Canadian Dental Association says that the best toothbrush for children is a soft toothbrush […]

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What Are The Four Behaviour Management Techniques Available?

Taking a child to the dentist can be a challenge for many parents. Perhaps your child is particularly fearful of the dentist or is unable to sit down for long. Maybe your child has certain health conditions. In some cases, behaviour can compromise clinical outcomes. Pediatric dentists, however, are trained in behaviour management techniques to […]

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Could Genes Play A Role In Caries Development In Children?

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Parents of children with a lot of caries (tooth decay or cavities) often ask how they came to get so many of them. Do genes play a role? This blog post will answer this question in more detail below. Can Genes Play a Role in Caries Development? According to the American Dental Association, the short […]

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