Vitamins Your Child Needs for Good Oral Health
added on: January 9, 2019
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Making sure your child gets enough of the right vitamins and minerals is an important part of helping them grow up big and strong. Their oral health is no different. Kids need to get the recommended amount of a variety of vitamins (and minerals!) in order to develop strong teeth… Read More…

GERD & Dental Problems
added on: November 8, 2018
teen girl with braces

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as its more common and easier to pronounce acronym GERD, is an uncomfortable problem associated with digestion. But while the issue originates in the gut it can have a negative on oral health, especially in kids. If your child suffers from GERD, our Long Island… Read More…

Whole Grains for Wholly Healthy Smiles
added on: September 17, 2018
hand holding whole grains

September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and is a 30-day celebration for all things grainy. These whole grains are beneficial for heart health, overall health, and may even boost oral health too. At our Long Island pediatric dental office, we know that eating a well-balanced diet, including a good… 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…

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…

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…

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 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…

Pros and Cons of Bottled Water: Is it Good For Your Child?
added on: June 22, 2017
bottles of water

These days you can’t go very far without seeing bottled water, whether you’re scanning the aisles at your favorite supermarket, cheering on your kids at their latest sporting event, or perhaps packing for a trip to your favorite vacation destination. Our pediatric dental office in Long Island wants you and… Read More…

Posted In: Health, Oral Care

5 Ways to Limit Sugar in Your Kid’s Diet
added on: February 28, 2017
mother and daughter having fun with vegetables in kitchen

Sugar is every dentist’s worst enemy. It negatively affects oral health and puts teeth at increased risk for decay, cavities, and can lead to more serious dental and overall health problems. At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we care about our patients’ smiles and well being, which why… Read More…

Posted In: Health, Prevention

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