What is an Invisalign Diamond Provider

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Recently, Children’s Dental World became the first ever Invisalign Diamond Provider in the province of Manitoba but what does this mean for you? All Invisalign providers receive in-depth training necessary to provide the Invisalign system to their patients. The Invisalign Advantage Program provides Orthodontists with an accreditation that recognizes their commitment to Invisalign treatments and gives a clear indication of …

Dr. Milos Lekic discusses Invisalign at Children’s Dental World

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Align Technology, makers of the Invisalign® system, recently opened their first Canadian office to support growth across the region. In their November 6, 2017 press release our very own Dr. Milos Lekic provided some insight and thoughts on the topic. “With the launch of Mandibular Advancement and because of my practice’s renewed commitment to being fully digital and phasing out …

When should we start flossing?

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Flossing is important to begin once the teeth begin to touch each other and can trap and harbour food and bacteria. The most important areas to floss for children is between their back molars. Try using floss sticks, they are much easier to use. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children’s oral health, states that “Kids …

Regent Ave W Location Now Open!

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Children’s Dental World is very excited to announce that its third location located at 6-1592 Regent Avenue W, Winnipeg, MB, R2C 3B4 is officially open and accepting patients. Currently, our hours of operation are: Monday: Closed Tuesday: 8:30 am – 4 pm Wednesday: 8:30 am – 4 pm Thursday: 8:30 am – 4 pm Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed Our new …

How often should my child see a dentist?

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Children should see their dentist twice a year. Routine assessments help to reinforce the feeling of the “dental home”, and this also allows the dentist to monitor feeding and oral hygiene habits. It is important to keep up with preventative methods to aid in good oral health. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a dental check-up at least twice …

Is it OK for my child to use a pacifier?

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Sucking is perfectly normal for babies and is very soothing for them; many stop by age 2. Prolonged sucking, however, can create crooked teeth or bite problems. If the habit continues beyond age 3, professional advice is recommended. And although thumb-sucking and pacifier sucking essentially have the same effects, a pacifier is preferred over the thumb/finger because this habit is …