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How To Tell When It May Be Time For Braces
added on: June 11, 2021

Many U.S. children will undergo orthodontic treatment at some point during their childhood. In fact, 75% of the 4 million Americans with braces are kids. The best news? Most kids are excited to start straightening their teeth and see braces as a key step in growing up. But how do… Read More…

Posted In: Braces, Oral Care

Do Kids Really Need to Floss? 
added on: May 18, 2021

It’s not uncommon for patients to ask your pediatric dentist in Long Island; “My child brushed his teeth twice a day every day, so how can flossing actually make that big of a difference?” The truth is, flossing is a crucial part of any home oral hygiene routine and can… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Care

Can Allergies Harm Your Kid’s Teeth? 
added on: May 13, 2021

From brushing habits to sugar intake and how often you visit your pediatric dentist in Long Island, there are a lot of things that can affect your kid’s oral health. But can allergies actually be one of those things that can harm your kid’s teeth and increase his risk for… Read More…


How Often Do Kids Need to See a Dentist?
added on: April 26, 2021

It’s recommended that adults see their dentist at least twice a year for dental cleanings and checkups. But what about kids? Do they really need to go to their pediatric dentist in Long Island every six months? The short answer is yes, but let’s dive deeper into why these bi-annual… Read More…


How To Stop A Child From Grinding Their Teeth
added on: April 7, 2021

When most people think about teeth grinding, they may immediately think of stressed-out adults grinding away aimlessly or throughout the night. However, it’s also possible for children to have this tooth-grinding habit. If it’s not treated, tooth grinding can lead to dental problems. So how do you help your child… Read More…


At What Age Should Your Child First See a Pediatric Dentist?
added on: March 19, 2021
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When you’re a new parent, there are a lot of firsts that you don’t want to miss. From your baby’s first birthday to his first steps and his first word, these milestones are special to any new mom or dad. But there’s another first that should be on your mind… Read More…


How Long Does Teething Last? 
added on: March 10, 2021

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of waiting for your child’s first tooth to erupt. But unfortunately, this excitement is also paired with a little bit of dread. After all, tooth eruption is uncomfortable and brings all of the unwanted side effects of teething, such as excessive drooling, irritability, and… Read More…


Why Does Your Pediatric Dentist Take X-Rays? 
added on: February 8, 2021

X-Rays are detailed photographs that give an interesting look at our bones and help doctors find breaks. But did you know that x-rays are used for much more than identifying broken bones? In fact, your pediatric dentist in Long Island uses x-rays to see parts of your mouth and teeth… Read More…

Posted In: X-rays

Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month With Your Pediatric Dentist in Long Island
added on: February 2, 2021

The month of February is a time to celebrate the loved ones we have in our lives. It also happens to be the month of your pediatric dentist’s favorite holiday — National Children’s Dental Health Month! Every year, the American Dental Association hosts this 28-day (sometimes 29!) celebration for all… Read More…


Tooth Fairy Tales From Across the World
added on: January 26, 2021

Experiencing your first loose tooth can be an exciting time in a kid’s life, especially when your child is expecting a visit and a little treat from our friend the Tooth Fairy. In the United States, this magical fairy is a teeny, tiny winged creature outfitted in sparkly clothes and… Read More…


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