Long Island Dental Blog - Jericho - Nassau County
Does Asthma Cause Cavities?
added on: May 15, 2020
asthma inhaler

Asthma is one of the most common diseases in America and affects approximately 25 million Americans — 6 million of which are children or adolescents. While asthma mainly affects the lungs and respiratory system, your pediatric dentist in Long Island knows that there is also a lesser-known connection between asthma… Read More…


What is a Dental Emergency?
added on: April 22, 2020
emergency room sign

Nobody wants to experience a dental emergency, and that may be more true now than ever before thanks to all of the confusion and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and dental care. Don’t worry, your pediatric dentist in Long Island and the American Dental Association (ADA) are here to help clarify what… Read More…


Homeschool Dental Health Lessons
added on: April 8, 2020
young children doing homework

As we’re all adjusting to this temporary new way of living, working, and staying at home, and as many parents now find themselves in a homeschooling situation, discovering things to teach and fun ways to teach them can certainly be challenging. Your pediatric dentist in Long Island wants to help… Read More…


Why It’s Wise to Consider Getting Your Kid’s Wisdom Teeth Removed
added on: March 25, 2020
wisdom teeth

Nobody wants to hear that their child has to have surgery. But when it comes to wisdom teeth, around 90% of Americans have had theirs removed. The treatment is pretty easy, but why is it such a common procedure? At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we have the… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Dentistry if You’re Pregnant
added on: March 17, 2020
pregnant woman at dentist

Finding out that you’re pregnant is one of life’s most joyous events, and if you’re expecting, we want to send you plenty of well wishes. We also want to fill you in on a few things you need to know about dentistry and oral health during your pregnancy. Join your… Read More…


What Are Soft Teeth?
added on: February 20, 2020
boy and father brushing teeth

The term ‘soft teeth’ is tossed around a lot, and it can sound pretty concerning for any parent. But what exactly does having soft teeth mean? Is this even a real thing that affects children? We’re glad you asked! It turns out, the legend of soft teeth is one that… Read More…


Children’s Dental Health Month
added on: February 7, 2020
Children's Dental Health Month

It’s officially one of our favorite months — National Children’s Dental Health Month! Every February, the American Dental Association promotes children’s dental health all month long, which is certainly something your pediatric dentist in Long Island can get behind. Each year has a different theme surrounding the observance. This year’s… Read More…


Can Cough Medicine Affect Your Kid’s Oral Health?
added on: January 20, 2020
cough syrup

‘Tis the season of coughs, sneezes, colds, and yes, the highly unwanted flu. While we all try our best to keep germs away from our little ones by washing hands religiously and avoiding other sick people, there are times when catching the bug is unavoidable. If your kids get hit… Read More…


What’s Tongue-Tie in Babies?
added on: January 16, 2020
tongue tied child

According to a study published by The National Center for Biotechnology Information, 4% to 11% of newborns have something called tongue-tie. Tongue-tie may lead to problems with breastfeeding, speech development or the ability to eat later in life. Tongue-tie is a concern for your pediatric dentist in Long Island, so… Read More…


How The Great American Smokeout Can Help Children Stay Healthy
added on: November 22, 2019
time to quit smoking

The Great American Smokeout was celebrated this week,  and while its purpose is to help smokers set a day to work towards a smoke-free life, quitting smoking can not only help smokers get healthier… it can protect your children’s health, too. The truth is, those who live with smokers, including… Read More…


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