Category Archives: Cavity Prevention for Children

How and Why Dentists Fix Cavities in Children’s Baby Teeth

If you have a child that has cavities in their baby teeth you may have wondered if it is important to have them fixed.  Even though baby teeth are temporary and will be replaced with permanent teeth, it is very important to … Continue reading

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How Are Cavities Formed?

Cavities take time to form and start as tiny holes on the enamel of a tooth which compromises the hard surface.  When left untreated, cavities will work through tooth enamel and into the structure of the tooth. This process doesn’t … Continue reading

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How To Keep Kids Teeth Healthy At School

With school back in session, you may be wondering how kids will be able to keep their teeth healthy while being away from home. This is important to think about as teeth and gum problems in children can cause permanent … Continue reading

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How Teeth Change With Age

Over the course of a lifetime, a lot of changes happen with our teeth.  Just as bones, skin and muscles change with age, so do our teeth.  Since teeth are at the front line of our digestive functions, they are … Continue reading

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What To Expect at a Toddlers First Dental Visit

The foundation for healthy teeth begins at a very young age.  Even though a baby or toddler is not capable of taking care of their gums and teeth, parents can establish a good oral hygiene routine that will instill excellent … Continue reading

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Baby Bottle Tooth Decay – Is Your Child At Risk?

When an infant or toddler develops cavities it is often referred to as Baby Bottle Tooth Decay.  As the name suggests, this decay typically results when liquids from a bottle stay on a child’s teeth for long or frequent periods … Continue reading

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How To Encourage Children (ages 3+) to Brush Their Teeth

Starting children off with a consistent oral hygiene routine early on can help create good habits that will last a lifetime. For most parents having their children brush their teeth willingly can be a daunting chore and often is met … Continue reading

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How Does Fluoride Work?

You hear about fluoride being used in toothpastes, mouthwashes, drinking water and treatments at dental offices.  Have you ever wondered what fluoride is, where it comes from and the reasons for using it to help with our oral health? What … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Plaque and Tartar

Dental tips provided by Burnaby Dentists at North Burnaby Dental Group. Having a healthy smile means more than having white, sparkly  teeth.  There are many things on your teeth and that are not easily detected at a glance but can have an … Continue reading

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Burnaby Dentists Explain: What To Expect With Babies First Tooth

Dental tips provided by Burnaby Dentists at North Burnaby Dental Group. As a parent an exciting milestone to experience with your baby is when their first tooth breaks through!  Although this is an exciting time, it’s helpful for parents to … Continue reading

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