Tag 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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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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Tips for Your Child’s First Dental Visit

The idea of taking Pumpkin for her first dental visit is stressing me out. All I can picture happening is Pumpkin refusing to get in the chair, and then if we do manage to get her in the chair, I … Continue reading

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Are you pregnant and having problems with your gums?

You may have pregnancy gingivitis  In the dental office where I worked, Susan was one of our regular patients that came every 6 months for her check up and cleaning. She had good oral hygiene, brushed and flossed every day … Continue reading

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Every child should be proud to smile

I met 3 year old Daniel* at a Halton Region dental screening clinic. He was very shy and would not smile. He had big dark brown eyes, but would only look up when asked. Then he quickly looked down at … Continue reading

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