Month February 2018

Dental Hygiene: Make it Fun

Taking care of our teeth doesn’t have to be a dreadful experience for your child.  It’s time to mix things up a little bit and make your kid’s nightly routine one they look forward to! Try some of these suggestions:… Continue Reading →

Top 3 Ways to Encourage Flossing

Flossing isn’t the most comfortable dental routine we take part in, but it’s one of the most necessary. As we get older, it’s easy to understand the importance of dental hygiene and the preventive measures we can take to ensure… Continue Reading →

Do Certain Cups Cause Harm to My Children’s Teeth?

As a parent, you want to make the best decisions for your child’s growth and this includes the development of his/her teeth, jaw, gums, and their overall oral hygiene. A few factors can play into this including the type of… Continue Reading →

Should Baby Teeth be Filled if There’s a Cavity?

Sometimes baby teeth are overlooked considering they eventually fall out and are replaced with larger, adult teeth. This doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be cared for like adult teeth. Cavities are a buildup of plaque that led to eating away the… Continue Reading →

How a Good Diet Helps with Healthy Teeth

When it comes to food, many factors can play a good and bad role in oral health. Most of us know, foods high in sugar or with acidic components are hard on your teeth’s enamel, but what we don’t often… Continue Reading →

What to Do if Your Child is Grinding Their Teeth at Night

Bruxism (teeth-grinding) is a common habit among children and adults. A variety of factors can contribute to this dental concern, but luckily, most of the time it can be fixed or even grown out of. Causes of Teeth-Grinding Your child… Continue Reading →

What Is the Best Toothpaste for My Child to Use?

Choosing the best toothpaste can seem like a difficult process with all the choices out there  What if they don’t like the flavor? What is the texture bothers them? What if it’s not ADA approved? Pediatric Dentistry of Suffolk County… Continue Reading →

Fun Ways to Get Your Child to Brush their Teeth

We’re all too familiar with the nightly teeth brushing battle when it comes to children. As parents, we want our kids to form the best habits early on for oral health longevity, but sometimes it can seem impossible. Not anymore!… Continue Reading →

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