Is Your Child Getting Enough Calcium?

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Calcium is most commonly noted as being a crucial mineral for strong bone development. However, at our pediatric dental office in Long Island we also know that calcium is an essential part of building strong and healthy teeth. But just how much calcium does your growing child need? The Importance of Calcium in Kids Before… Read more »

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with Your Long Island Pediatric Dentist

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Each and every February, our pediatric dental office in Long Island joins the American Dental Association (ADA) in celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long dedication to children’s oral health strives to promote the importance of proper brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits for strong and healthy growing smiles. This year, learn how you… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Treats Your Teeth Will Love

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Valentine’s Day is a celebration packed with red hearts, sweet notes, and yummy treats. It’s a fun day for kids, opening up all their valentines and nibbling on snacks. But like most holiday treats, some popular Valentine’s Day foods aren’t so great for teeth. This year, instead of handing out the sugar-packed candy hearts, consider… Read more »

5 Signs That It’s Time for Your Child to See a Long Island Pediatric Dentist

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Seeing a pediatric dentist regularly is important to the health of your child’s smile. But in-between visits things can happen that may require a visit sooner rather than later. At our Long Island pediatric dental office, we want to encourage all parents to schedule an appointment as soon as possible if their child is experiencing… Read more »

Is Tooth Whitening Safe for Teens?

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As your child enters her teen years, she may begin to consider whitening her smile using over-the-counter tooth whitening strips. But as her parent, you’re unsure if smile whitening is safe for her growing grin. Our pediatric dental office in Long Island is here to provide you some insight on whitening strips and some risks… Read more »

The Surprising Reason You Need Vitamin D During Pregnancy

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During pregnancy, mom-to-be’s body needs adequate amounts of certain vitamins to support not only her system, but her growing baby too. Vitamin D is one of these vitamins that serves an important role. A proper intake of vitamin D helps mom’s bones stay strong, promotes healthy cell division, and supports calcium absorption. But getting enough… Read more »