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2015
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Does Your Kid Wear a Properly Fitting Sports Mouthguard?

Does Your Kid Wear a Properly Fitting Sports Mouthguard?

Is your kid keen on playing sports? If so, you probably want to do everything you can to encourage this habit, but at the same time you want to keep them safe. While it is possible to buy lots of different kinds of protective gear, a surprising number of parents don’t take the same care […]

29Dec
2014
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Choosing the Right Pediatric Dentist in NYC for Your Kid

Choosing the Right Pediatric Dentist in NYC for Your Kid

Do you have a young child or infant, or perhaps you’re thinking about starting a family? And do you live in NYC?  If so,  choosing the right pediatric dentist in NYC might have crossed your mind. You probably already have a family dentist and you might be very happy with the level of care provided, […]

23Dec
2014
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Are Dental X-Rays Necessary and Safe for Kids?

Are Dental X-Rays Necessary and Safe for Kids?

This is a question our pediatric dentists often get asked at the Kids Dentistry Center, and while there are legitimate concerns about children being exposed to too many x-rays this is certainly is not the case with dental x-rays. We use digital dental x-rays that are extremely safe and we take all necessary precautions to […]

16Dec
2014
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Kid's Dentistry Center in Brooklyn Warns: Beware of Juices

Kids Dentistry Center in Brooklyn Warns: Beware of Juices

Are fruit juices worse than sodas for kid’s teeth? Kids Dentistry Center in Brooklyn informs that according to one UK study, this could well be the case. A group called Action on Sugar found that more than a quarter of fruit drinks and juices, as well as those oh so healthy smoothies, contained more sugar than […]

08Dec
2014
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When Should Your Child Get Dental Sealants?

When Should Your Child Get Dental Sealants?

If your child is a regular patient at the Kids Dentistry Center, then Dr. Marina Krepkh or another of our great dentists might have mentioned dental sealants for their teeth. But what is this treatment, and why is it so strongly advised? Why Seal Teeth? When your child’s adult back teeth first erupt they are beautifully […]

01Dec
2014
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Dental Treatments When Your Child Has Tooth Decay

Dental Treatments When Your Child Has Tooth Decay

If your child has tooth decay it is necessary to have a dental treatment and repair the tooth as soon as possible, even if it is only a milk or primary tooth. Here at the Kid’s Dentistry Center we recommend children have their teeth filled with white composite resin fillings. These are BPA free and […]

25Nov
2014
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Is It Possible to Make Tooth Brushing Fun for Kids?

Is It Possible to Make Tooth Brushing Fun for Kids?

If you have young children then it’s probably sometimes a struggle to get them to clean their teeth properly. A recent survey by a dental health plan company found more than a third of American children brush their teeth less than once a day. Nearly half of the caregivers and parents surveyed admitted their children […]

18Nov
2014
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Dr. Krepkh Explains How Fluoride Helps Children's Teeth

Dr. Krepkh Explains How Fluoride Helps Children’s Teeth

Fluoride has been added to public drinking water in the United States for many years, and has been the subject of quite a lot of controversy. Fluoride Role in Dental Care Even though rates of tooth decay have dropped significantly during this time, some people argue that this fall would have occurred anyway due to […]

11Nov
2014
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Orthodontic Care: Does Your Child Need Braces?

Orthodontic Care: Does Your Child Need Braces?

Did you have braces as a child? If so you probably remember worrying about getting food stuck around them or the discomfort every time they were tightened up. However once they came off you were probably pleased and amazed at the results and realized braces are worth all the effort. Or perhaps you are one […]

05Nov
2014
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Childhood Bruxism and Kids Teeth Development

Childhood Bruxism and Kids Teeth Development

Parents often sneak a peek at their sleeping child just to make sure all is well, and usually expect to hear nothing more than perhaps the occasional breath, quiet snore or sigh. But what happens when you hear the sounds of grinding or gnashing teeth? This is a habit called bruxism, and is where someone […]

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