Fluoride and Your Child – What Every Parent Should Know

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If you research fluoride, and specifically the use of fluoride in kids, you’ll probably stumble across some information suggesting fluoride isn’t safe for kids. At our Long Island pediatric dental office, we’d like to explain why fluoride actually is a safe and important part of your child’s dental health. What is Fluoride and What Does… Read more »

The Legend of the Tooth Fairy

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The Tooth Fairy! Almost every child knows about her. And when that first tooth is lost, they wait breathlessly for her to visit their bedsides and tuck a coin or even a dollar under their pillows. It is a really useful tradition– one that helps remove the worry and concern children naturally have over losing… Read more »

Flossing Can Be Fun

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We all know that flossing is just as important as brushing, so getting even the youngest child with teeth to floss is important. Some parents wonder if flossing is necessary when teeth don’t touch. We say “Definitely!” Flossing will not only help kids develop the habit, it really does help clean all surfaces of the… Read more »