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What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar? 
added on: November 18, 2020

It’s not uncommon to hear your pediatric dentist in Long Island toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients and parents of our patients understand the difference between the two…. Read More…


Does Your Child Need to Brush His Tongue?
added on: November 12, 2020
girl sticking out tongue

You will hear your pediatric dentist in Long Island talk a lot about how important it is for your little one to brush and floss his teeth every day to protect them against cavities. But did you know that he should also brush his tongue, as well as his teeth?… Read More…


October is National Dental Hygiene Month
added on: October 21, 2020

Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your family’s healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy. This year, the theme for National Dental Hygiene Month is Faces… Read More…


The Best and Worst Candy for Your Kid’s Teeth
added on: October 12, 2020
Halloween candy

It’s that time again when our grocery aisles are taken over by ghoulish and ghostly goodies. From mini candy bars to oh-so-good sugary treats, the zombie and skeleton wrapping can only mean one thing — Halloween season is here. This also means another holiday that floods kids with candy is… Read More…


Does Breastfeeding Affect Teeth? 
added on: September 24, 2020

New moms have a decision to make very early into motherhood — to breastfeed or not to breastfeed. This is a very personal decision, and maybe you’ve already begun weighing the pros and cons of breastfeeding. Even though breastfeeding is good for both mom and baby, it may not be… Read More…


Don’t Delay Dental Visits During A Pandemic!
added on: September 22, 2020

  Our priority has always been the safety and health of all our patients, their families and our staff here at Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry.  With the recent U.S. News & World article, “Don’t Delay Dental Visits During Pandemic,” we would like to take this time to let all our… Read More…

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How To Brush Your Teeth When You Have Braces
added on: September 15, 2020

Many adolescents and teens (and even some adults!) go through some type of orthodontic treatment, and oftentimes, traditional braces are the best way to straighten teeth. In fact, braces are almost a type of rite of passage for many teenagers as they transition from a child to a young adult…. Read More…


Dental Care for Infants & Toddlers
added on: August 25, 2020

Your pediatric dentist in Long Island is all about caring for our community’s littlest smiles. From infants to toddlers, to adolescents and teens, we’re committed to providing dental care for each stage of your child’s growing years. But today, we want to focus on our youngest patients — infants and… Read More…


What’s the Best Milk for Teeth?
added on: August 17, 2020

When you’re choosing the right milk for your family, you certainly have a lot of options to pick from these days. From milk made from almonds to milk made from coconuts, and from soy milk to cow’s milk, the dairy aisle is packed with so many different varieties of milk,… Read More…


Why Are My Kid’s Teeth Discolored?
added on: July 27, 2020
girl in rainbow tutu

When we picture a healthy smile, we all tend to envision bright, white teeth. This is especially true for children, as their teeth can often appear whiter and brighter than adult teeth. So as your pediatric dentist in Long Island, we can certainly understand why it may be concerning if… Read More…


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