3 Reasons Your Child Should See the Dentist Before School Starts
added on: August 28, 2018
young boy with backpack giving thumbs up

At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we believe preventive dentistry is the best way to protect kids’ growing smiles. That’s one reason why we always recommend that they come see us at least every six months — plus, we just love when they visit!  It’s also a smart… Read More…


Breastfeeding & Your Baby’s Oral Health
added on: August 16, 2018
mother and father kissing their baby girl

August is National Breastfeeding Month and serves to raise awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is good for both mom and baby, produces milk that can be easier for your child to digest, and will save money. But breastfeeding is a personal choice made between moms and dads, and… Read More…


4 Reasons Why Kids’ Gums Bleed
added on: July 26, 2018
little boy sticking out his tongue

If you experience a little bleeding when brushing or flossing you may not think much of it. But when it comes to your kids it can be especially concerning. It’s important to note that bleeding is never normal, for kids or adults, and can be a sign of something serious…. Read More…


National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month
added on: July 16, 2018
baby girl

Every July, healthcare professionals across the nation join together to promote awareness of and educate the population on birth defects of the head and face. Some of these birth defects include those around the mouth such as cleft lip and cleft palate. The team at our pediatric dental office in… Read More…


Can the Chlorine in Pool Water Affect Your Child’s Smile?
added on: June 25, 2018
little girls swimming in pool

It’s summertime, and that probably means you and your family are spending more time outside playing and even cooling off in the pool. At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we know just how fun taking dip in a cool swimming pool can be, not to mention it’s great… Read More…


What is Sedation Dentistry for Kids?
added on: June 8, 2018
child getting dental exam

At our pediatric dental office in Long Island we take our patients’ comfort very seriously and are dedicated to keeping them calm and relaxed at every appointment. However, there are times when the noise of the drill is scary (we get it!), treatment is too long for little ones to… Read More…


All About Fluoride
added on: May 21, 2018
Little girl smiling, lying in field

Fluoride has been used in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities since it was first introduced into public water supplies in 1945. But there are some research studies that suggest that fluoride isn’t safe for kids. At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we’d like to help debunk… Read More…


Could Allergies Affect Your Kid’s Dental Health?
added on: May 11, 2018
Girl sneezing with tissue - field of flowers in background

If your child gets a stuffy nose when the pollen count is high, every time he’s around a cat, or has an even worse reaction to certain foods, it’s likely he’s suffering from an allergic reaction. The typical symptoms of allergies include itchy eyes, a stuffed up nose, or difficulty… Read More…


How to Find The Best Pediatric Dentist for Your Special Needs Child
added on: April 27, 2018
Smiling young girl

At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we’re dedicated to taking care of all of our community’s smallest smiles. Yet we understand that coming to the dentist can be a bit scary for kids. And if your child has special needs, a dental appointment can be terrifying. As a… Read More…


April is National Facial Protection Month
added on: April 17, 2018
Girls playing sport with mouth guards in

As the weather gets warmer and kids are spending more time outside, perhaps participating in some fun spring sports, we’re happy to see them out of the house doing something active. But it’s not all fun and games when their little smiles and angelic faces are at risk for injuries…. Read More…

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