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What Are The Effects Of Sedation On Brain Development?

Sedation And Brain Development

If your child’s dentist has recommended sedation, you may be wondering what the effects of such sedation are, like the effects of sedation on brain development. This blog post will examine this topic in more detail below. First and foremost, however, while major dental associations like the Canadian Dental Association and other similar groups note […]

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7 Reasons to Choose a Pediatric Dentist

7 Reasons to Choose a Pediatric Dentist

Dentists like all medical professionals offer a wide range of services and areas of expertise. In fact, specialized dentistry covers many different areas including Orthodontics, Periodontics, and Pediatrics to name but a few. Because some areas of dentistry require additional education, it is often best to request treatment from a specialist. For example, it’s always […]

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Different Types of Pediatric Sedation Techniques for Kids

Different Types of Pediatric Sedation Techniques for Kids

A trip to the dentist can be nerve-wracking for even the most confident adults. So it’s no surprise that so many children are also terrified of sitting in the dentist’s chair. Check-ups, cleanings and fillings can certainly be an uncomfortable experience for youngsters. Despite your best efforts to ease your child’s fears, sometimes pediatric sedation […]

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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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Types of Sedation for Children at the Dentist

Types of Sedation for Children at the Dentist

As a parent, you know the importance of ensuring that your children get the best dental care. But some children are not very cooperative when visiting the dental office, which makes performing even the simplest procedures quite difficult. Dental anxiety is a common concern for many people, including children, who tend to feel worried about […]

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Dental Care for Everyone: Children With Autism

Dental care for children with autism

If you have a son or daughter on the autism spectrum, you’ll know that taking them to the dentist can be a challenge. Sitting in the dentist’s chair is already a terrifying thought for many children. With all the odd-looking tools, loud drilling noises, and the sterilizing smell of medical solutions, sensory issues can certainly […]

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Your Child May Be Making This Toothpaste Mistake

Chances are you have been raised to brush your teeth twice daily. You have been told about the importance of fluoride in your toothpaste as well as the benefits of receiving a fluoride treatment provided by your dentist once or twice a year. As a parent, you do everything you can to ensure your children […]

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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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Six Tips to Ensure Your Child Has a Healthy Smile for Life

Practicing healthy dental care habits is an important part of a child’s long-term health. From bacteria and infections to cavities and gum disease, the habits we establish as a child can prevent dental conditions later on in life. As a parent, it is your responsibility to establish these habits for your child. By taking dental […]

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