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Your Child’s Very First Dental Visit!

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Your Child’s Very First Dental Visit!

So when should you take your child for their very first dental examination? The Canadian Dental Association and BC Dental Association recommends that your child’s first visit to the dentist should occur within 6 months of their first tooth or by the age of 1. Isn’t that a waste of time, since the child is so young and not much will be done? Dr. Calvin Tham and his North Delta Dental team will spend time getting your child familiar with the surroundings of the dental office.  We want everyone to be comfortable and feel like it’s a...

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Teeth Healthy Breakfasts

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Teeth Healthy Breakfasts

Teeth healthy breakfasts are VERY IMPORTANT! Dr. Calvin and his trusty sidekick Iron Man Iron Chef will teach you how to cook an EASY and QUICK breakfast STEP BY STEP. Watch this video and make delicious breakfasts with your kids!

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Back to School Oral Health!

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As parents and kids alike gear up for school again, here are some helpful tips to make sure your child’s teeth stay nice and healthy. 1) Keeping breakfasts healthy. Needless to say many of the cereals on the market are chock full of sugar (sorry Captain Crunch and Tony the Tiger) Having homemade oatmeal with fruit that you can lightly sweeten yourself is a better alternative and only take minutes to put together. Scrambled eggs or omelettes with toast is also another good option. If you’re in a time crunch in the morning, consider making the...

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Sugar Bugs and Back-to-School Snacks

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Smiling-Sam and Cavity-Free Kid Talk About Sugar Bugs, and Back-to-School Snacks

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Endodontic Abscesses

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Endodontic Abscess will help patients recognize the signs of a potential abscess, including fever, swelling, trouble chewing and persistent toothache. Patients will understand what an abscess is and the critical importance of getting it treated as early as...

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Dental Cyst

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Dental Cyst, explains the potential causes of cysts as well as symptom progression, noting that many patients not feel any pain or discomfort at all until the cyst becomes larger. Patients will also understand that leaving a cyst untreated could lead to a weakened jawbone, spread of infection and development of an...

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Cause of Tooth Pain

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Causes of Tooth Pain, explains a few of the underlying conditions that could potentially be causing patients’ tooth pain, including cavities, tooth wear, cracks or greater systemic issues.

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Top 5 Questions About Wisdom Teeth Removal

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What are Wisdom Teeth? These are the third molars (one in each quadrant in the mouth) that usually appear during your late teens or early twenties. The term “wisdom teeth” is related to the fact that they appear later than all the other adult teeth, so when the person has become “wiser” with age by that time.   Why Can My Wisdom Teeth Hurt? Most people don’t have enough room for wisdom teeth.  For this reason, they often erupt on angles or sideways and even only appear partially and stop. Due to this partial eruption, this becomes an...

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What Evil Sugars Lurk In the Heart of That Snack? (Video)

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Reading food labels for sugar content can be very difficult. Check out this video to see where added sugars are appearing in your kids’...

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Canadian Children are Consuming Five Times More Sugar Than They Should

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  Fantastic article. Although not mentioned in this article, this massive amount of sugar that is consumed also significantly increases the risk of dental decay in our kids. “avoid sugary drinks…… eat fresh, whole foods rather than packaged foods as much as possible, and stay away from added sugar whenever you can.” -Dr Calvin Tham Click here to read the full...

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