Category: Pediatric Dentistry

The Tech We Use To Protect Your Family’s Smile

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We provide orthodontic care for kids and adults, and a full range of pediatric treatments to safeguard little smiles, from babies and toddlers to teens. As part of this, we often rely on advanced technology to provide a diagnosis and implement treatment with precision and accuracy. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and… Read more »

A Toothache Could Require A Dental Crown

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Does your little one often talk about a toothache? If so, then we may need to place a dental crown to treat a cavity and bring relief. In fact, we often create one that looks natural! In today’s blog. Your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about when a tooth could use a dental… Read more »

How Fillings Remedy Cavities

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We get it: as a parent, it can be tough to ensure your child maintains good oral health. Often, when it’s time to brush their teeth, they would rather do literally anything else. This is certainly a challenge, but getting them to effectively brush their teeth is essential. In fact, proper brushing and flossing practices… Read more »

A Pulpotomy Can Save A Child’s Tooth

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When your child has a cavity too severe for a filling, or if an infection has developed, then a root canal alternative could be the right choice. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks how our pulpotomy procedure can save a child’s tooth and bring instant relief.

Stronger Teeth With Fluoride Treatment

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Our last blog discussed how we place dental sealants to safeguard the rear teeth from cavities. But we also have another treatment we can provide every six months to keep cavities at bay. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about the benefits of fluoride treatment.

Dental Sealants Help Prevent Tooth Decay

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According to the American Dental Association (ADA), dental sealants have the ability to lower the risk of cavities in kids by up to 80%. Which is why we offer for little smiles of all ages, helping kids enjoy cavity-free teeth. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about tooth decay prevention.

What to Expect From Your Child’s First Visit

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Whether we’re talking about a child’s first ever visit to the dentist, or an older child visiting our office for the first time, we want parents to know what to expect. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about what to expect from your little one’s first visit to our practice!

Counting On Dental Sealants For Cavity Prevention

Over time, kids assume more and more responsibility when it comes to maintaining their oral health. It can be reassuring to see them take on brushing and flossing for themselves, and how comfortable they can feel during pediatric care at our Shirley, NY oral health practice. With that said, it can still be a relief… Read more »

The Technology We Use To Improve Smiles

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Whether we’re treating smiles with fillings or crowns, or offering orthodontic care with braces or Invisalign® aligners, we want to offer care with precision and accuracy. Which means we use advanced digital technology! In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about digital x-rays and iTero® scanning.

Taking Time To Place Lifelike Crowns

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When a child comes to us with a damaged tooth, or a more severe case of tooth decay, then we may recommend protecting smiles with a dental crown. A restoration can help prevent major complications, including premature tooth loss and misalignment. In today’s blog, your Shirley, NY, pediatric dentist and orthodontist talks about our lifelike… Read more »