4 Tips for Healthy Halloween Teeth

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At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we know how much fun Halloween can be. The costumes. The parties. The chills. The thrills. It’s also the time of year when an abundance of sweet treats are available and tempting to young teeth. We want everyone – parents and kids alike – to have a… Read more »

After School Snacks to Make Smiles Happy

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Your kids work hard at school, and a lot of the time they come home hungry. But it’s not quite time for dinner… so you search the pantry for a snack to hold their growling tummies over. Snack options for kids can vary in nutritional quality and not all are created equal when it comes… Read more »

Kids Can Suffer From Gum Disease, Too

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Gum disease is a serious oral health concern that affects nearly half of all Americans. While it’s typically more common in older adults (as high as 70% in those over 65), at our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we want all of our patients to know that gum disease can also occur in children…. Read more »

Top 3 Toothache Tips for Kids

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Almost all of us have experienced a toothache, so we know how uncomfortable the pain can be for adults. But when a toothache happens to a child, it’s a different story. The parent side of us wants to make the pain go away as soon possible and tries to make our children understand. But it’s… Read more »

Why is Dentistry so Important for Kids?

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Dentistry is important for everyone, especially kids. But why? Besides keeping smiles and mouths healthy with protective sealants, fluoride treatments and cleanings, those regular dental visits with your child’s Long Island pediatric dentist can set her on a path towards a lifetime of good oral and overall health. Baby Teeth Are Important One of the… Read more »

Can Your Kid Catch a Cavity?

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The second most common disease in the United States is tooth decay. The first is the common cold. Of course we all know that kids can easily catch a cold, but cavities? Sounds pretty far fetched. But guess what everyone at our Long Island pediatric dental office knows? Catching a cavity is totally possible —… Read more »