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See our dental health blog to get tips and advice from our Courtenay dentists that can help you achieve your optimal oral health.

How do I get my toddler to brush their teeth?

Getting children to brush their teeth can be just as hard as getting them to eat their vegetables. Today, our [SITEIWDE][LOCATION] dentists share some tips that can help you get your child to develop good oral hygiene habits while they are young.

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How long does sedation take to wear off?

Dentists often recommend dental sedation for patients that suffer from anxiety or have difficulty undergoing oral surgery and other dental work. Here, our Courtenay dentists talk about the different types of dental sedation and how long they take to wear off.

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What will happen during my children's dental appointment?

Children's dental appointments are similar to adult's dental appointments but with several differences. Here, our Courtenay dentists share what could happen at your child's dental appointment so you will know what to expect.

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Dental Anxiety: Overcoming Your Fears

If you are nervous about visiting the dentist, we want you to know you are not alone. Here, our Courtenay dentists discuss fear mitigation techniques that can help you manage your dental anxiety and achieve a healthier smile.

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10 Fun Dental Facts for Kids

10 Fun Dental Facts for Kids

If your kids find everything to do with dental health and teeth boring, try some of the fun dental facts listed below to pique their interest!

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When is Sedation Used in Dentistry?

Patients that have heightened sensitivity or suffer from dental anxiety often find dental sedation beneficial. Today, our Courtenay dentists explain the different types of dental sedation that might be available at your dental office.

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What is puberty gingivitis?

Children going through puberty can be at risk of developing puberty gingivitis. Today, our Courtenay dentists talk about the causes of puberty gingivitis and how it can be prevented. 

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How To Deal With Dental Anxiety In Children

Visiting the dentist is an important part of maintaining good oral health, but some children report feeling scared or anxious about going to the dentist for reasons such as the strange noises the equipment and people make at the office. Today, our Courtenay dentists share a few tips to help with your child's dental anxiety.

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When should I start flossing my children's teeth?

Are you wondering if it's time to start flossing your child's teeth? Today, our Courtenay dentists answer this question.

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Dental Sedation for Children

At Driftwood Dental we recommend different dental sedation options for children that have extreme anxiety or fear when visiting the dentist or have special needs that can make undergoing dental health care difficult or impossible otherwise. Today, our Courtenay dentists discuss dental sedation options for children.

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