25May
2015
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Do Kids Need to Have Root Canal Treatment?

Do Kids Need to Have Root Canal Treatment?

Yes, kids can have a type of root canal treatment that is slightly different to an adult root canal. With prompt treatment from one of our pediatric dentists brooklyn at the Kids Dentistry Center, a lot can be done to help save badly infected baby teeth. When Might a Child Need Root Canal Treatment? Children […]

18May
2015
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GERD: How It Can Affect Kids Dental Health

GERD: How It Can Affect Kids Dental Health

Gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD isn’t just for adults as this disease can affect children and even babies. In very young children it can cause fussiness and vomiting after feeding, while in older kids GERD may lead to stomach and chest discomfort or heartburn. The good news is that most kids will outgrow GERD without […]

11May
2015
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How to Choose Your First Pediatric Dentist Brooklyn

How to Choose Your First Pediatric Dentist Brooklyn

We find a lot of parents only bring their kids to visit us when they develop dental problems. This can be a huge problem and the child’s first experience of visiting a pediatric dentist brooklyn is when they are in pain and discomfort and when the last thing they want to do is to have […]

04May
2015
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Does Your Teen Want to Have a Tongue Piercing?

Does Your Teen Want to Have a Tongue Piercing?

Most parents will not want to encourage their teen to pierce their tongue and in fact the reaction is likely to be quite the opposite, so what can you do if the subject arises? One thing to do is to point out the dangers of tongue piercing which include chipped teeth, damage to the gums, […]

27Apr
2015
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Learn That Dental Caries Is Not Inevitable

Learn That Dental Caries Is Not Inevitable

Unfortunately some parents and caregivers do think dental caries or tooth decay is just an inevitable part of childhood. This couldn’t be further from the truth as dental caries is actually caused by an infectious disease and is entirely preventable. When a baby is first born they don’t have any bacteria in the mouth, but […]

20Apr
2015
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Mouth Breathing: Why It Can Cause Health Problems

Mouth Breathing: Why It Can Cause Health Problems

At this time of year the pollen levels are beginning to increase, causing a range of seasonal allergies. These can lead to the upper airways becoming obstructed, creating a problem with mouth breathing. Often your pediatric dentist in NYC  will be the first person to identify signs of mouth breathing in a young child, particularly as […]

13Apr
2015
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Chocolate - Easter Need Not Be Harmful to Your Kid's Teeth

Chocolate – Easter Need Not Be Harmful to Your Kid’s Teeth

Every year, Americans spend in excess of $1.5 billion on sweet treats for Easter, a figure that is only exceeded by Halloween. It is enough to strike fear into any pediatric dentist’s heart but there are ways you can let your kids have some candy at Easter without putting their dental health too much at […]

06Apr
2015
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What Does It Mean If Your Kid Is Snoring?

What Does It Mean If Your Kid Is Snoring?

It is estimated more than 10% of children will regularly snore, and this can be caused by a number of different issues but does show that the airway is blocked at some level. If your child snores then it is important to try to find out why as this can cause low levels of oxygen […]

30Mar
2015
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Home Dental Care: Ways to Get Your Kid Interested

Home Dental Care: Ways to Get Your Kid Interested

Weary parents and caregivers know that bedtimes can be a battleground, not least because of tooth brushing and flossing. You want your child to grow up with strong healthy teeth and a great smile, but what happens if they kick up a fuss every time you try to clean their teeth, or are less than […]

23Mar
2015
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When You Should Be Worrying about Thumb Sucking

When You Should Be Worrying about Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a perfectly natural habit that many small children find comforting, and they may do this while soothing themselves or to get to sleep. The majority of kids will grow out of this habit on their own, without any intervention, but what should you do if they continue to suck their thumb or […]

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