Does My Child Need Braces?

How to Tell If Your Child Really Needs Braces Many parents wonder if their children will grow to need braces later in life, which can be a difficult decision. Your dentist is a great resource for answering your questions, however,… Continue Reading →

Braces Care Tips

How to Care for Braces For many of our patients, keeping up with a regular dental hygiene routine can be difficult. With the addition of braces, caring for teeth may feel like a daunting task for your little one. Braces… Continue Reading →

What Causes Crooked Teeth?

It’s very common for your children to have misaligned teeth, and the cause may not merely be genetics.  Our teeth aren’t perfect: each smile is unique in its own way, and your child should not feel like they have to… Continue Reading →

Reasons to Be Thankful for Good Dental Health

Give Thanks for Your Teeth This Thanksgiving Autumn is full of friends, family, food, and showing gratitude. When asked what we’re thankful for during Thanksgiving dinner, many of us probably name our homes, our families, and our overall health. One… Continue Reading →

What is Tongue Thrust?

The proper position for your child’s tongue is the back of their upper front teeth when they swallow. However, if you notice your child is moving their tongue between their upper and bottom teeth, your child may be developing tongue… Continue Reading →

Dental Safety During Fall Sports

As a new school year begins in, kids across Long Island are also heading back to their favorite fall athletic teams. From buying equipment to getting the kids to practice on time, you have plenty of tasks on the agenda…. Continue Reading →

Teeth-Friendly School Lunch Ideas

With all of the back to school shopping going on, there is often not enough time to think about how your child’s lunch choices can affect their dental hygiene. While you are picking up your little scholar’s new backpack, be… Continue Reading →

Back to School Dental Hygiene Checklist

Back to school time means getting new crayons, a super cool backpack, and scheduling physical appointments. While you’re preparing for back-to-school shopping, take a step back and think about the tools your child needs. This doesn’t just mean what they… Continue Reading →

Orthodontic Tips for The Fourth of July

Let Dental Health Ring! With the 4th of July right around the corner, you’re likely gearing up for an independence-themed barbeque bash with friends, family, and loved ones.  Before indulging yourself, consider what you should and shouldn’t be eating with… Continue Reading →

5 Dental Must-Haves When Traveling

When packing for a trip, you would never forget your shampoo and conditioner — but what about your floss? It is essential to have certain items on the go when traveling to keep your teeth healthy and prevent any emergency… Continue Reading →

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