How to Handle Children’s Dental Emergencies

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No parent ever wants their child to experience an emergency of any kind, and dental emergencies can be particularly concerning and confusing. What’s the right thing to do? What shouldn’t you do? Don’t worry, our pediatric dental office in Long Island is here to help. Different Emergencies Require Different Care Not all dental emergencies should… Read more »

5 Ways to Limit Sugar in Your Kid’s Diet

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Sugar is every dentist’s worst enemy. It negatively affects oral health and puts teeth at increased risk for decay, cavities, and can lead to more serious dental and overall health problems. At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we care about our patients’ smiles and well being, which why we’re strong believers in limiting… Read more »

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

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It’s one of our most favorite times of the year again! Each year, February is recognized as National Children’s Dental Health Month, and that’s definitely a cause our pediatric dental office in Long Island can get behind — it is what we do, after all! What is Children’s Dental Health Month? Hosted by the American… Read more »

Top 5 Foods to Build Strong Teeth & Bones

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Our Long Island pediatric dental office is here to care for kids’ smiles, and a big part of a healthy mouth is a healthy diet. While a healthy and balanced diet is important for everyone, it’s especially important for kids. Growing children need proper nutrition to build strong bones and teeth to set them up… Read more »

Can Teeth Affect Speech Development?

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The mouth is a complex part of the body with a lot of individual pieces that can influence each other. One common question we get at our pediatric dental office in Long Island is if tooth positioning can affect a child’s speech development. The short answer is yes, but it’s a little bit more complicated… Read more »

5 Holiday Gifts for Happy Kids & Happy Teeth

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No matter how you celebrate, there’s no denying that ‘tis the season of holiday parties, family feasts, and gifts galore — especially when you have kids. But figuring out what presents to get isn’t always easy. Let our pediatric dental office in Long Island help with some fun, dental-inspired gift ideas that are sure to… Read more »

How Do You Keep Your Toothbrush Clean?

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When patients and their parents come in for a visit to our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we always go out of our way to make sure they have the proper tools to take care of their teeth. And it all starts with the right brush. There are so many shapes, sizes, and colors… Read more »

Spit… It’s Good for Your Teeth

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Did you ever notice how it always seems, no matter what type of sporting event, kids always feel the need to spit? The same goes for professional athletes too! At our pediatric dental office in Long Island we often wonder why kids and adults go to such great lengths to get rid of saliva when… Read more »