Prevention Archives - Ehrenman & Khan Pediatric Dentistry
Does Your Child Need to Brush His Tongue?
added on: November 12, 2020
girl sticking out tongue

You will hear your pediatric dentist in Long Island talk a lot about how important it is for your little one to brush and floss his teeth every day to protect them against cavities. But did you know that he should also brush his tongue, as well as his teeth?… 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…


Are Sports Drink Damaging Your Kid’s Teeth?
added on: June 22, 2020
teens drinking sports drinks

When we think of drinks that are terrible for kids’ smiles, we automatically turn to soda. While these sugary, carbonated beverages are absolutely bad for growing teeth (and adult teeth, too!), there’s another type of drink that’s just as concerning to your pediatric dentist in Long Island. Today, we’re talking… 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…


Why It’s Wise to Consider Getting Your Kid’s Wisdom Teeth Removed
added on: March 25, 2020
wisdom teeth

Nobody wants to hear that their child has to have surgery. But when it comes to wisdom teeth, around 90% of Americans have had theirs removed. The treatment is pretty easy, but why is it such a common procedure? At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we have the… Read More…


Children’s Dental Health Month
added on: February 7, 2020
Children's Dental Health Month

It’s officially one of our favorite months — National Children’s Dental Health Month! Every February, the American Dental Association promotes children’s dental health all month long, which is certainly something your pediatric dentist in Long Island can get behind. Each year has a different theme surrounding the observance. This year’s… 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…


Top Tips To Keep Kids Healthy This Flu Season
added on: November 7, 2019
family in bed with sick kids

It’s that time of the year again when the sounds of sneezes and sniffles, and coughs and congestion, are in the air. That’s right, it’s flu season, which can be a concerning time for any parent. At our pediatric dental office in Long Island, we want you to know that… Read More…


Boom! Halloween Candies That Do Battle With Our Teeth
added on: October 21, 2019
gummy bears

We know this time of year is filled with candy. Everywhere go you, every store you know has aisles of sweets and treats that are enough to tempt even the most nonexistent sweet tooth. Imagine what it’s like for little ones? They see bags and bags of sugary sweets, all… Read More…

Posted In: Oral Care, Prevention

The Top 3 Sports That Can Damage Kids’ Teeth
added on: September 25, 2019
kids playing lacrosse

From parents to kiddos, your pediatric dentist in Long Island will be the first to tell you to get out there and get in the game. We think participating in sports, at any level, is an excellent way to: – Get exercise – Connect with the community – Learn something… Read More…


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