General Dental Articles Archives - Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry
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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


No More Dental Fear: Tips Help Your Kid’s Visit Go Stress-Free
added on: October 14, 2019
young lady in dental chair

Making sure children have a super incredible experience with dentistry as a child (during every visit) is critical to how they take care of their smiles in the future. One bad experience could mean a child is never going to want to sit in a dental chair ever again.  That’s… Read More…


Fun Facts About the Tooth Fairy
added on: April 16, 2019
tooth fairy

One of the most exciting events in a kid’s early years is losing their first tooth. The anticipation of a visit from the Tooth Fairy just makes the milestone even more thrilling for young kids. But who is this magical fairy? How old is she? How much money does a… Read More…


It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month
added on: February 22, 2019
little girl with missing tooth in dental chair

Every February, our pediatric dental office in Long Island celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month. Brought to us by the American Dental Association (ADA), National Children’s Dental Health Month is designed to promote the importance of proper oral hygiene and dental care in children — which is everything our team… Read More…


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