Category Archives: Oral Health

How to make the dental chair fun!

Being a parent, I’m so relieved my children have had such positive experiences going to dental appointments. The kind smiling faces of the staff make them feel right at home. I have never said to them that this is the … Continue reading

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Water is the solution to the coach’s text

It is 4:00 pm, I have to get my daughter to her soccer game and I just received a reminder text from her coach that I’m on drinks and snacks for the game!  Great!  I have an hour to get organized and … Continue reading

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How to tackle Mount Candy this Halloween

Name one word you associate with Halloween. 3-2-1…Go! “CANDY” that’s me shouting out my word! I love Halloween. I love the fall season. I love carving pumpkins and eating pumpkin seeds. I love helping my kids dress up. And most of … Continue reading

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Did you know smoking is still being promoted to kids in Ontario?

When I was growing up, I didn’t know anything about big tobacco companies and I knew nothing about their strategies to get young people hooked on tobacco products. All I knew is that my parents smoked the red packs and that when we went … Continue reading

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Great tips for reducing your child’s anxiety at the dentist

So your child had their first dental visit and things went well…yay!  Or maybe things didn’t go that well and now it’s time for their next appointment. Whether it’s for a routine check-up, cleaning or a filling, a visit to the … Continue reading

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