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Children's Dentist in North York
North York Pediatric Dentist

Caring for Toddler's Teeth (Age 2-6) - Dentistry for Kids in North York

Kids Dental Office in North York

All of your child's primary teeth should be in place and your child may be interested in caring for their own teeth. Depending on the interest level and fine motor abilities, allow them to participate. Remember that caring for their teeth is critical for their development and you must still ensure that it is done properly.

During this age range, you can begin to teach them proper brushing habits. Your child's visit will include a demonstration on proper brushing technique suited your child's age and ability.

Equally important is the amount and type of tooth paste you choose to use. Fluoride has been proven to be beneficial for healthy teeth. However, too much fluoride can lead to a condition known as fluorosis. Only a 'pea sized' amount of toothpaste is needed and it is important to supervise your child to ensure that no toothpaste is swallowed.

During this age range, you should discourage a thumb sucking habit if they have one as it can lead to future oral problems. Remember to bring your child in to our North York dental office for regular visits and cleanings to ensure they are comfortable and that their oral development is healthy. This stage of your child's development often allows us to foresee future problems before they become serious.

Fees and Financial Information

At our North York dental office, our fees are based on the most current Ontario Dental Association fee guides.

If you have any questions about the costs of any of our dental services, please contact us so one of our staff members can clarify and guide you through the price determinations.

Doctor Referral

You can find our patient referral form here. We provide dental care for the whole family, including children's dentistry and emergency dental care.

Our dentists are active members of:

Ontario Dental Association - Kaydental - North York dentist
Canadian Dental Association - Kaydental - North York dental office
Academy of General Dentistry - Kaydental - North York family dentist
Canadian Association of Orthodontists - Kaydental - North York Pediatric dentist
Canadian Dental Hygienists Association - Kaydental - North York dental hygienist
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