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5 Ways To Protect Your Child’s Teeth This Halloween
Halloween can be a fun and exciting time of year… filled with costumes, pumpkin carvings, and of course – candy! Many parents fear this holiday, due to the immense amount of sugar and treats their children will have. However, Halloween can be a wonderful time to teach your children... Read more
5 Back to School Dental Tips
As summer holidays come to a close, parents and children of all ages begin to plan for a new back-to-school routine.  The start of school brings new beginnings– new clothes, new friends, a new teacher and new activities.  This is also a good time of year to establish a... Read more
Mt Seymour Eco-Adventure Summer Camps in North Vancouver
We are half way through summer break! It doesn’t seem possible, but it’s true! Both our girls have been in camps quite a bit this summer and have been experiencing all sorts of new and exciting things.  It is so important for me to have the kids in camps... Read more
How to Create a Positive Dental Visit for your Child
Taking your children to the Dentist is necessary to promote and maintain a healthy mouth. The dental office can be an unfamiliar place for your child. This can create some anxiety and fears of visiting the dentist. Here are my top tips to Parents on how to create a... Read more
Dental Health for Athletes
Did you know that energy and sports drinks are linked to poor dental health among athletes? Sports drinks were originally developed to improve hydration and performance in athletes taking part in high intensity sporting events. These drinks contain high amounts of carbohydrates (sugars), salt, and citric acid. These ingredients... Read more
10 Tips to a Beautiful White Smile
Healthy white teeth require healthy Enamel. This is the outermost part of the Tooth. Preserving the enamel is essential, as it can never grow back. Once this hard, white part of the tooth is lost, teeth become darker in colour. At my North Vancouver dental practice, I get asked... Read more
Healthy Snacks and Healthy Teeth
Did you know that DIET plays a critical role in oral health? A healthy diet is the foundation to a healthy body…. and healthy TEETH!  There are certain foods that should be limited to prevent cavities for the whole family.  When choosing snacks, choose healthy produce, healthy fats, and low sugar... Read more
Why are baby teeth important?
At my North Vancouver dental practice, I get asked a lot from parents why their children’s baby teeth are important.  Parents commonly ask me if it’s critical to keep them clean by brushing daily? The answer is a big YES! Baby teeth are so important to your child’s oral... Read more
The Residences at Lynn Valley: North Shore’s Hotspot for Young Families
Last week, Portia and I attended the grand opening of The Residences at Lynn Valley Presentation Centre, located in Lynn Valley shopping centre.  It was a day filled with activities for kids, treats from local vendors (Black Bear Neighbourhood Pub, Westlynn Bakery and Delaney’s Coffee House) and the official... Read more
Spa Utopia is a little slice of heaven {FACIAL GIVEAWAY}
I have no problem admitting that I am at the stage in my life where I’m seeking out certain products and certain services that read “anti-aging” in their description.  As a 33 year old lover of the sunshine, with 2 young children and a mortgage I can barely afford,... Read more