02Feb
2015
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Will My Child Need Orthodontic Treatment?

Will My Child Need Orthodontic Treatment?

Our dentists at the Kids Dentistry Center often get asked this question, sometimes when the child is still very young. This is understandable as many parents want to know so they can plan ahead for orthodontic treatment. Dr. Marina Krepkh and all our pediatric dentists will regularly monitor the growth of your child’s teeth and jaws […]

26Jan
2015
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Why Teen Teeth Need Different Dental Care

Why Teen Teeth Need Different Dental Care

Dental needs change throughout life, and the transition from child to teenager is no exception. Teen teeth also need a special dental care. These days being a teenager can be quite stressful, as many face tricky life choices that can impact their whole future. In addition, it’s a time when most teenagers begin to enjoy […]

20Jan
2015
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What Are Space Maintainers? Why Use Them?

What Are Space Maintainers? Why Use Them?

Children’s milk or primary teeth are meant to last until their permanent or adult teeth are ready to erupt, but things can go wrong. Sometimes milk teeth are lost prematurely, perhaps to decay or some kind of accident. When this happens, Dr. Marina Krepkh or any of the pediatric dentists at the Kids Dentistry Center may […]

14Jan
2015
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What Can You Do If Your Kid Has a Dental Emergency?

What Can You Do If Your Kid Has a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can be distressing for both kids and parents or caregivers, but unfortunately they are all too common. Around one third of children will experience some sort of dental trauma and an even greater number have had a dental emergency. Are Kids More at Risk of Dental Emergency at Certain Age? Your child is […]

06Jan
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 […]

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