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 »

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 »