Children’s Dentistry

Articles on the topic of Children’s Dentistry from the dental blog of Oral Health Solutions of Dr. Steven Hill in Langley, BC.

Sports Mouthguards: The Best Defense For Your Kids’ Teeth [Infographic]

Sports Mouthguards: The Best Defense For Your Kids' Teeth [Infographic]

If you’re a parent, no doubt you want to ensure your kids are healthy, happy, active, and safe. Organized sports and after-school activities are a great way to make sure your little ones get plenty of activity and learn teamwork. In the U.S., 60 million children between the ages of 6 and 18 participate in… Read More

Are Pacifiers Safe for Babies?

Are Pacifiers Safe for Babies?

Are you a new parent? As parents ourselves, we completely understand your first priority is giving your child the best supportive care. Using a pacifier is probably on the top of your list, and you’re not alone! For ages, parents have relied on pacifiers to help calm (and do we say distract?) crying infants. Are… Read More

Why Baby Teeth Matter

Why Baby Teeth Matter

It’s Children’s Dental Health Month, which means now is a great time to brush up on your baby teeth facts! Baby teeth play a big part in overall dental health and development. Helping kids learn to properly care for their baby teeth early can have a big impact on their future oral health – even once adult… Read More

Motivate Your Kids to Brush with the Brush DJ App

Motivate Your Kids to Brush with the Brush DJ App

Need a motivational tool to get your kids brushing their teeth regularly and correctly? Look no further! The Brush DJ App was created for just this purpose. You can download Brush DJ for free on the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Creating good oral hygiene habits doesn’t just happen. It takes time and attention, and… Read More

Childhood Obesity – Weighing the Risks and Solutions

Childhood Obesity – Weighing the Risks and Solutions

  We all want the best for the kids in our lives. We work hard every day to provide for them and plan for their futures. But according to the latest statistics, 1 in 5 of our children is facing a serious risk to their health due to childhood obesity. September is Childhood Obesity Awareness… Read More

Help Your Kids Play It Safe This Spring With a Sports Mouth Guard

  Spring sports season is here! Are your athletes ready to play it safe? True or false: Youth football and hockey players have the highest number of dental-related facial injuries. False. Mouth guards in Langley have been mandatory for football, ice hockey, and lacrosse for decades, so the number of facial injuries in these sports… Read More

6 Easy Children’s Dental Hygiene Tips for the Busy Parent

  During National Children’s Dental Health Month, Dr. Steven C. Hill in Langley is sponsoring an entire 28 days of fun activities and parent-savvy tips to promote a better future for your sons and daughters. As you’ve read in the past couple of weeks, our responsibility as parents is to instill a good dental hygiene… Read More

Baby Teeth – They Fall Out, So Why Are They So Important?

Baby Teeth - They Fall Out, So Why Are They So Important?

  To celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month, here are a few key facts about baby teeth. When your child is born, all 20 baby teeth are already there, just waiting for their big day. Those baby teeth will begin to emerge starting at about 6-8 months (sometimes sooner) through the first 3 years.   Here’s… Read More