Tsawwassen Place Dental is a family-oriented dental practice, and we always enjoy seeing young children. Our friendly dental team takes extensive care to ensure children’s dental visits are enjoyable, gently treating children as if they were our own.
It is an important milestone when those first baby teeth poke through the gums. But while baby or primary teeth look cute, they have a crucial role to play in your child’s growth and development. Although they are not permanent, baby teeth will be around for quite a while. The last sets of baby teeth, the canines and second molars are not replaced with permanent adult teeth until ages nine to twelve. Every one of your child’s baby teeth needs the proper dental care to ensure they remain healthy, strong and cavity-free. Read more
Trying to provide your family with healthy and nutritious foods can be hard at times and especially if you have some picky eaters. You probably try to make food choices that are great for overall health, but have you considered their possible effects on oral health? Read more
Lots of infants and little children will suck a thumb or finger, and it is a perfectly natural habit that can help relieve anxiety and which provides comfort. Often, a child will suck a thumb when they are tired or upset or when they are bored. Read more
Preventative dentistry is vital for everyone, at all ages. In those critical formative years of childhood, it’s especially important for children to get a good foundation of dental care. We strive to help every child grow up with strong, healthy and cavity-free teeth. Dental sealants can be a valuable part of any preventative dental plan. Read more
If you are planning a new addition to your family, congratulations! You have almost certainly seen your doctor for care and advice, but have you considered how pregnancy affects your dental health? Here is some helpful information. Read more
It is never too early to establish a good oral care routine, gently wiping your baby’s gums with a clean washcloth or damp gauze. Once their first tooth comes through, you can begin to carefully clean it using a baby toothbrush. Read more
Every parent wants their child to grow up with a healthy and attractive smile, but childhood tooth decay is all too common. One common misconception is that children’s milk teeth or primary teeth don’t need that much dental care, as after all they are going to fall out after just a few years. Read more