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The Best Way to Look after Children’s Teeth

Does my child need to visit the dentist every six months? Interestingly, children’s teeth tend to decay at a faster rate than adult teeth. So it is important for children to visit the dentist regularly to keep an eye on … Continue reading

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How to Floss Kids Teeth – Video by Our Very Own Dentist Dr. Robin Mak!

Did you know that Kits Family Dental has a youtube channel? Well we do, and in our videos you will recognize many of our staff members, Dr. Mak and Dr. Iwagami feature prominently. Video – How to Floss Kids Teeth … Continue reading

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What Does Drinking Coke Do to Your Teeth? – Kids Experiment Showing Effects of Tea, Vinegar, Cola

Ok, the irony isn’t lost on us to be reposting an article on teeth science from a blog named Bonbon Break.  It works though, this blog is chock full of interesting and engaging posts on many aspects of parenting. What … Continue reading

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Cavities in Children

Learn what causes cavities in children, how to strengthen current teeth, how to re-mineralize small cavities, and how to prevent new cavities. Children love sweets, and often aren’t big fans of brushing their teeth. Combine that with cupcakes at pre-school … Continue reading

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Brush, brush, brush your teeth ♫- Child Brushing Teeth Songs

Still having trouble getting your toddler or child brushing teeth or letting you brush their teeth? Dr. Mak uses songs in the office to get kids to open up so she can help them brush properly. Try singing before it’s time … Continue reading

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Do YOU Clench Your Teeth?

Do you clench your teeth? How do you know when you’re clenching and what do you do about it? Ever notice that familiar scene at the movies when the camera goes in for a close-up on the gangster’s face during … Continue reading

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Confidence is key to a great smile!

 Give them a smile: a happy, friendly, and genuine smile. Go ahead, flash it! It’s contagious, it’s infectious, it’s the universal expression of happiness.  A simple smile can change someone’s day! Some people are a little nervous about smiling. They … Continue reading

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What do elephants and warthogs have in common? Kits Family Dental answers!

What do elephants and warthogs have in common? Tusks! They use their tusks to catch and eat their prey. Humans don’t have tusks, but we do have canines! Canines are also known as cuspids, eye teeth, dogteeth, or even fangs, … Continue reading

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Dental Care Tips for Your Child: Will Pacifiers Harm Teeth?

Pacifiers, or soothers, are often given to babies during rest or when the infant is finished feeding but wants to continue sucking.  Will pacifiers harm teeth? What do you need to know about pacifiers? How do you know when to … Continue reading

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Dental Care Tips: Gum Disease Prevention! Come visit us in Kitsilano and we’ll show you how!

Welcome back! We’re still on the topic of gum disease; this time, we’ll focus on how to care for your teeth properly to prevent it (for both adults and kids)! Remember, the worst case scenario for gum disease is that … Continue reading

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