General Dental Articles Archives - Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry
What Causes Bad Breath in Kids? 
added on: September 20, 2021

Bad breath can be embarrassing, especially for kids. In some cases, a kid’s bad breath may be caused by an underlying medical condition. But in most cases, bad breath in kids is caused by everyday habits and behaviors that aren’t necessarily harmful to health but can make oral hygiene challenging… Read More…


4 Things That Affect Your Child’s Oral Health
added on: September 13, 2021

It’s no secret that poor oral health can be bad news for your child’s overall health, as it can increase the risk of cavities, gum disease, and infections. This is why it’s so important to make sure your child takes good care of their teeth and gums and visits their… Read More…


What is the Sugar Content in Popular Food and Drinks?
added on: August 9, 2021

Do you know what the sugar content is in your child’s favorite drinks and foods? Many people drink and eat more sugar than they realize, so it’s important to understand how much of the sweet stuff is in the foods and drinks your family consumes. Luckily, your pediatric dentist in… 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…


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…


How Pregnancy Affects Your Teeth
added on: December 17, 2020
pregnant woman brushes teeth

As any mom knows, the body can go through a lot of changes during pregnancy, from changes in hormones to fluid retention and swelling. But did you know that pregnancy can also affect mom’s oral health, as well as the health of your baby? Join your pediatric dentist in Long… 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…


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…


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…


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…


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