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June 17, 2024
How Old Should My Baby Be for a First Dentist Visit?

Calgary Pediatric Dentist Dr. Cameron Zealand:"As a new parent, you might have a plethora of questions about your baby’s health and development. One crucial aspect that often gets overlooked is dental care. When should your baby have their first dentist visit? We recommend recommend that a child should see a pediatric dentist in Calgary by […]

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May 15, 2024
Calgary Pediatric Dentist Explains: What Are the Most Common Dental Problems in Children?

At North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry, we understand that the foundation of a healthy adult smile is built during childhood. Calgary pediatric dentist Dr. Cameron Zealand, affectionately known as Dr. Cam by his young patients, brings over 20 years of dedicated pediatric dental care to Calgary's families. Before entering the field of pediatric dentistry, Dr. Zealand worked […]

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April 22, 2024
Calgary Pediatric Dentist:  Do Kids Need a Root Canal?

Calgary Pediatric Dentist:  Do Kids Need a Root Canal? The idea of a root canal is daunting for many people, not least for children and their parents. However, even in young patients, circumstances sometimes necessitate this dental procedure. Understanding when and why a child might need a root canal, how the procedure works, and why a […]

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March 18, 2024
Understanding Periodontal Disease in Children: A Guide for Calgary Parents

Understanding Periodontal Disease in Children: A Guide for Calgary Parents Periodontal disease, commonly known as gum disease, is often associated with adults. However, it's a misconception that children are immune to these issues. While less common than in adults, periodontal disease can indeed affect children and adolescents, leading to significant dental problems if not addressed […]

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February 25, 2024
The Essential Role of Dental Cleaning for Kids: Insights from Dr. Cameron Zealand

The Essential Role of Dental Cleaning for Kids: Insights from Dr. Cameron Zealand "Hello, dear parents and guardians! I'm Dr. Cameron Zealand, a dedicated pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry. Today, I want to talk about a topic that's close to my heart and crucial for the well-being of our little ones—dental cleaning for […]

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January 23, 2024
Is Pediatric Dental Sedation in Calgary Safe for My Kid?

Is Pediatric Dental Sedation in Calgary Safe for My Kid? Understanding and empathizing with the fear and anxiety that both children and parents often feel toward dental visits, Dr. Cameron Zealand, the owner of North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry, sheds light on a compassionate and effective solution. "As a pediatric dentist, I see the apprehension in my […]

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December 21, 2023
Calgary Pediatric Dentistry Guide: Baby's First Dentist Visit

Calgary Pediatric Dentistry Guide: Baby's First Dentist Visit Dental hygiene is a vital aspect of overall health, and this principle extends to even the tiniest members of our families – babies. As parents and caregivers, it is the parent's responsibility to ensure the well-being of our baby's teeth. This involves not only maintaining oral hygiene at […]

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November 29, 2023
Kids and Root Canals: Why your Child May Need This Procedure

CHILDREN'S ROOT CANAL CALGARY NE The inner core of a tooth is called ‘pulp’. Dental cavities (also called caries) and damage to a tooth are the most common causes for the pulp to get affected.  Pulp therapy treatment is provided to avoid the tooth from getting lost. Since the primary teeth function as the guides for […]

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October 26, 2023
Many Calgary Parents Ask: Why Should I Bring My Kid to a Pediatric Dentist?

Many Calgary Parents Ask: Why Should I Bring My Kid to a Pediatric Dentist? A visit to the dentist can be a harrowing experience for many, especially for young children. As parents, we're familiar with the situation: the anticipation, the anxiety, and the fear that often accompanies our little ones when faced with a dental […]

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September 20, 2023
The Future of Pediatric Dentistry: A Glimpse into Tomorrow

By Dr. Cameron Zealand, North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry, Calgary NE-NW Dear parents,"As I sit in my office at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry, memories of my early days in the dental field flood my mind. The changes we've seen in the last decade are monumental, but the future? It's looking even brighter, especially for our youngest patients. […]

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August 28, 2023
Nurturing Little Smiles: 13 Must-Do's for Fostering Healthy Dental Habits in Children in Calgary

"Hello, wonderful parents and caregivers! I'm Dr. Cameron Zealand, a passionate pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry. Today, I'm excited to share some insights on a topic close to my heart: preventing bad dental habits in our precious little ones. As parents, we play a pivotal role in setting the foundation for a lifetime of healthy […]

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July 18, 2023
Is it common for children to get root canals? Calgary Pediatric dentist explains

Dr. Cameron Zealand, Pediatric Dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry: "Root canals aren't just for grownups and adolescents. Children, too, sometimes require root canals, with an estimated 20% of children living with an untreated and rotting tooth. Root canals are not only common for everyone, including children, but they are essential to protecting your child's […]

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June 20, 2023
3 Reasons Why Your Baby Should Visit Pediatric Dentist Dr. Cameron Zealand in Calgary North

Yes, baby's have dental needs! As a parent, you may wonder if it is truly necessary to bring your baby to the dentist. The truth is, early dental visits for babies are essential for their oral health and overall well-being. In Calgary North NE NW, Dr. Cameron Zealand, a trusted pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentstry, provides […]

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May 30, 2023
The 7 Most Common Dental Treatments For Kids And Why They Would Need Them

Dr. Cameron Zealand, pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry:"As parents, we want the best for our children, including their oral health. When it comes to dental care for kids, choosing a pediatric dentist offers several advantages over a traditional dentist. Pediatric dentists are specially trained to meet the unique needs of children, from infancy […]

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April 27, 2023
6 Reasons Why Every Parent Should Take Their Kid's Dental Cavities Seriously

Dr. Cameron Zealand, pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry on dental cavities:"As a parent, taking care of your child's dental health is essential to their overall well-being. Poor oral health during childhood has been linked to a variety of health problems later in life, including heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory infections. By taking care […]

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March 21, 2023
What is the difference between a general and a pediatric dentist?

Dr. Cameron Zealand, pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry:"When it comes to dental care, there are different types of dentists who specialize in various areas. Two of the most common types of dentists are general dentists and pediatric dentists. While both types of dentists focus on oral health, they have different areas of expertise […]

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February 28, 2023
Should I bring my baby to the dentist?

Pediatric dentist Dr. Cameron Zealand at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry:"As a new parent, it's natural to have many questions and concerns about your baby's health and well-being, including their dental health. One question that many parents ask is whether they should bring their baby to the dentist and when is the best time to start. In this […]

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January 17, 2023
The 6 most common concerns parents have about their kid's dental health

Dr. Cameron Zealand, pediatric dentist at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry:"As parents, it's natural to be concerned about our children's dental health. Keeping their teeth and gums healthy is an important part of maintaining overall health and preventing dental problems down the road. However, with so many different dental concerns to consider, it can be overwhelming […]

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December 18, 2022
7 Ways to Prevent Your Kid's Dental Anxiety Before Their Next Appointment

When your kid has fear of the dentist, it isn’t just painful to watch – it can actually have a long-lasting, negative effect on their oral health. Studies show that kids who experience dental anxiety are more likely to avoid the dentist later in life, which increases their risk of developing gum disease and tooth decay, […]

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October 11, 2022
5 Reasons Why Kids Should Get Their Teeth Cleaned Regularly

"How often do you take your kids to the dentist?" Here at North Calgary Pediatric Dentistry, we believe that regular dental checkups are an important part of your children’s oral health care. A trip to the dentist should happen at least twice a year, and even more if there are any signs of tooth decay or cavities starting […]

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September 13, 2022
Kids Dental Crowns? Learn Everything You Need to Know

How should you care for your child’s teeth? Should they have fillings or dental crowns at the first sign of decay? It’s important to remember that children need regular cleanings and checkups, but taking your child to the dentist doesn’t have to be stressful if you prepare ahead of time and are familiar with the […]

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August 9, 2022
Dental Sedation for Children Calgary: Is it Without Danger and Safe?

Anxiety and fear towards the dentist’s appointment are quite common among children. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Dental sedation can relieve the discomfort of the procedure and can be done without the risk of anesthesia since it utilizes oral medication only. In this article, we will discuss the different types of dental sedation for children and […]

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July 4, 2022
Childhood Gum Disease: How to Know if Your Child Has It and What to Do About It

Finding out if your child has gum disease can be terrifying, especially if you don’t know much about it or aren’t sure what to do next. On this page, we’ll cover what kids gum disease is, and how to find treatment that’s right for your family and the overall health of your child.  If you suspect […]

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June 23, 2022
5 Reasons Your Child's Dental Cavities Needs Immediate Treatment

It's easy to forget that infants who are ages 0 to 3 years can develop early childhood dental problems like cavities. Most parents are unaware, or sometimes don't pay enough attention to this. An infant's mouth should be cleaned daily, to ensure their developing teeth grow steadily and avoids tooth pain at a young age. […]

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May 30, 2022
Why Every Parent in North NE NW Calgary Should Bring Their Child to a Pediatric Dentist

A lot of kids don’t like going to the dentist, but it’s important that they get to visit their pediatric dentist regularly. The adage prevention is better than cure holds true in many situations, but especially so when it comes to dental care for children. In order to save money and time later on, every Calgary parent […]

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April 30, 2022
5 Fun Tips to Make Your Kid's Dentist Visit a Breeze

"How do you get your child to enjoy going to the dentist?" It’s not as easy as it sounds, and sometimes, it’s downright impossible! Many kids dread going to the dentist due to fears of pain or just bad memories of past experiences. Fortunately, there are some great ways to help kids learn how to smile through their […]

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March 31, 2022
3 Simple Ways To Clean A Kids Sports Mouth Guard

If your children play sports, it's more than likely that they need to wear a kids sports mouth guard to keep their teeth safe and their head in the game! If your children frequently engage in physical activity, it's highly recommended that they have a secure form of dental protection. As providers of kids sports mouth guards in Calgary, NE, we're […]

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January 24, 2022
5 Signs Your Child is in a Dental Emergency

A kids dental emergency can easily happen. As babies start to crawl and explore the world, they meet many obstacles where they might be hurt. Through the active years of childhood and adolescence, these obstacles become even more common. Injuries causing damage to the teeth, bone, gums, cheeks, and lips are common. Childhood dental injuries can have a long-lasting […]

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January 19, 2022
Is it safe to sedate a child for dental work?

Most children are calm, comfortable and confident in a pediatric dental office. Our office is designed for young people, and pediatric dentists have additional training in caring for infants, children, adolescents and persons with special needs. Staff members choose to work in a pediatric dental office because they like children and want to cater to their […]

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January 19, 2022
Looking for 'Special Needs Dentist for Kids? You've found us for a reason."

We know EXACTLY what these "Special Needs for Kids" are. Every child is special, and some have special needs too. Whether your child has special physical, developmental or other needs, you want to make sure he or she receives the dental care they need from a dentist who can provide dental care for persons with disabilities. North […]

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January 19, 2022
At what age should a baby first visit the dentist?

Many parents ask themselves: "At what age should my baby make a first visit to the dentist?" It's a proven fact that dental care at the youngest age possible goes a long way. Build excitement and understanding. Kids are smart! Hope to see you and your baby soon! Make an appointment with a baby dentist […]

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January 10, 2022
When to start cleaning kids teeth?

Brushing up on your kids dental cleaning With dental disease continuing to be a significant public health problem in children, brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are still effective preventive measures to reduce cavities in children. But for something that sounds so straightforward to do, it isn’t. As if brushing itself isn’t a large enough […]

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January 7, 2022
At what age should kids wear a sports mouth guard?

Kids who are active in sports, particularly contact sports, should wear a sports mouth guard to protect their teeth. Sports mouth guards are not just for teeth, however. They also protect, jawbones and soft facial tissues. Protecting kids’ teeth and jawbones is crucial as damage from injuries can result in long term problems with the development of […]

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