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Healthy Teeth: Why Starting Early is Key

Preventive oral hygiene is the best defence against tooth decay. Here, our Courtenay dentists explain why establishing good dental health care routines early is important for your child.

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Side Effects of Dental Sedation

Dental Sedation can provide many benefits for anxious patients, and it's possible you are wondering if it is right for you. In today's post, our Courtenay dentists discuss the potential side effects of dental sedation to help you make an informed decision.

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How To Teach Oral Hygiene To Kids

Good oral hygiene habits start when children are babies. We explain why it’s important to teach habits early through instruction and reinforce them throughout childhood.

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How to Prepare for Dental Sedation

Today, our Courtenay dentists will share some basic tips on how individuals can prepare for a safe dental sedation appointment. Please understand these are just general tips, and your dentist may have specific instructions for you that are not present in this article, based on your specific needs.

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What is the difference between a pediatric dentist and a general dentist?

Pediatric dentists specialize in the oral health care of children, from infants to teenagers. Here, our Courtenay dentists explain how pediatric dentists are different from general dentists.

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What does dental sedation feel like?

Dental sedation can be a helpful tool to help overwhelmed or anxious patients have an improved dental appointment. In this post, our Courtenay dentists talk about a few different types of dental sedation your dental team may have available and what you can expect.

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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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