Infant Oral Care

Baby oral care should start as early as possible. Babies love routine… so why not take advantage. Choose a time of the day that suits you best, whether its first thing in the morning, or during baby’s bath time. I personally have found right before bath...

How to get your Kids to Floss

Originally posted on North Shore Mama, click here to visit their page. How to get your kids to floss? I wish there were some magical tips I could provide to parents on flossing.  It’s an extremely difficult habit to form for all parents. The earlier you start forming...

Pregnancy Gingivitis

Hormonal changes during pregnancy and breastfeeding affect the health of our mouths.  A common concern I see is pregnant women reporting swollen, red and tender gums that bleed when flossing or brushing. About half of moms-to-be have these symptoms – a condition known...

Caring for your child’s teeth

Let’s face it… this can be a challenge!  A tired child, a tired mom and a tiny mouth all lead to a ‘not-so-good-brush.’ Here are some tips that I find very helpful: Brush your child’s teeth before your child gets overly tired. A great opportunity is after their last...

Dr Melissa Skinner
Third Street Dental
106 3rd Street West
North Vancouver, BC
V7M 1E8

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