General Dentistry Archives - Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry
Does Breastfeeding Affect Teeth? 
added on: September 24, 2020

New moms have a decision to make very early into motherhood — to breastfeed or not to breastfeed. This is a very personal decision, and maybe you’ve already begun weighing the pros and cons of breastfeeding. Even though breastfeeding is good for both mom and baby, it may not be… Read More…


Dental Care for Infants & Toddlers
added on: August 25, 2020

Your pediatric dentist in Long Island is all about caring for our community’s littlest smiles. From infants to toddlers, to adolescents and teens, we’re committed to providing dental care for each stage of your child’s growing years. But today, we want to focus on our youngest patients — infants and… 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…


Why Are My Kid’s Teeth Discolored?
added on: July 27, 2020
girl in rainbow tutu

When we picture a healthy smile, we all tend to envision bright, white teeth. This is especially true for children, as their teeth can often appear whiter and brighter than adult teeth. So as your pediatric dentist in Long Island, we can certainly understand why it may be concerning if… Read More…


What’s Plaque and Why is it Bad?
added on: July 16, 2020
dentists cleaning plaque off tooth

You’ve probably heard your pediatric dentist in Long Island talk about plaque and why it’s important to limit plaque buildup. But what exactly is plaque? How does it build up in the first place? What happens if plaque isn’t removed? Why is plaque bad? There are so many questions surrounding… Read More…


Are Dental Sealants Necessary For Baby Teeth?
added on: June 11, 2020
toddler boy with fedora

There’s a common misconception that baby teeth aren’t that important. After all, they’re just going to fall out, so why does your pediatric dentist in Long Island put so much importance on protecting them? The truth is, while only temporary, baby teeth serve an important role in permanent teeth development,… Read More…


Fact or Fiction: Cavity Edition
added on: May 22, 2020
child at the dentist

Cavities are one of the most common dental concerns your pediatric dentist in Long Island hears about. While worries about cavities are valid, since they can lead to pain, sensitivity, and more serious oral health conditions, there are many beliefs behind the source of cavities that just aren’t true. Join… 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…


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…


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…


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