Is Your Child Getting Enough Calcium?
added on: March 27, 2018
Calcium - photo of cheese, broccoli, mushrooms, etc.

Calcium is most commonly noted as being a crucial mineral for strong bone development. However, at our pediatric dental office in Long Island we also know that calcium is an essential part of building strong and healthy teeth. But just how much calcium does your growing child need? The Importance… Read More…

The Best & Worst Easter Candy for Teeth
added on: March 14, 2018
Easter candy

As we head into another month with a holiday that’s typically celebrated with loads of candy, our pediatric dental office in Long Island wants to remind our patients that while you don’t need to totally avoid packing Easter baskets with sweet treats, you should choose your candy wisely. This Easter,… Read More…

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with Your Long Island Pediatric Dentist
added on: February 19, 2018
baby brushing teeth

Each and every February, our pediatric dental office in Long Island joins the American Dental Association (ADA) in celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month-long dedication to children’s oral health strives to promote the importance of proper brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits for strong and healthy growing smiles…. Read More…

Valentine’s Day Treats Your Teeth Will Love
added on: February 13, 2018
Valentine's Day candy

Valentine’s Day is a celebration packed with red hearts, sweet notes, and yummy treats. It’s a fun day for kids, opening up all their valentines and nibbling on snacks. But like most holiday treats, some popular Valentine’s Day foods aren’t so great for teeth. This year, instead of handing out… Read More…

5 Signs That It’s Time for Your Child to See a Long Island Pediatric Dentist
added on: January 26, 2018
little boy holding mouth with toothache

Seeing a pediatric dentist regularly is important to the health of your child’s smile. But in-between visits things can happen that may require a visit sooner rather than later. At our Long Island pediatric dental office, we want to encourage all parents to schedule an appointment as soon as possible… Read More…

Is Tooth Whitening Safe for Teens?
added on: January 18, 2018
woman brushing teeth in mirror

As your child enters her teen years, she may begin to consider whitening her smile using over-the-counter tooth whitening strips. But as her parent, you’re unsure if smile whitening is safe for her growing grin. Our pediatric dental office in Long Island is here to provide you some insight on… Read More…

Your Long Island Pediatric Dentist Says, “Eat Chocolate!”
added on: December 26, 2017
woman eating chocolate

We’ve got some fantastic news for all of our patients and parents with an active sweet tooth! It may come as a surprise, but the team at our Long Island pediatric dental office is telling everyone to go ahead and eat chocolate — for your smile’s sake! But before you… Read More…

The Surprising Reason You Need Vitamin D During Pregnancy
added on: December 18, 2017
pregnant woman taking a vitamin

During pregnancy, mom-to-be’s body needs adequate amounts of certain vitamins to support not only her system, but her growing baby too. Vitamin D is one of these vitamins that serves an important role. A proper intake of vitamin D helps mom’s bones stay strong, promotes healthy cell division, and supports… Read More…

Secondhand Smoke and Children’s Health
added on: November 28, 2017
dad smoking cigarette with baby in his arms

Earlier this month, the American Cancer Society hosted its annual Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to pick a day to work consistently towards quitting in order to reduce their risk of all the health complications that can result from being a smoker. But smoking doesn’t only affect the smoker…. Read More…

5 Ways to Help Your Child Avoid the Flu
added on: November 16, 2017
little boy taking temperature

‘Tis the season of sniffles and coughs, body aches and congestion. It’s officially the time of year when the flu can make for a miserable few days. But it doesn’t have to take its toll on your kids or you. Our pediatric dental office in Long Island is here to… Read More…

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