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 […]

27Oct
2014
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Easing Your Child's Fears about Visiting the Pediatric Dentist

Easing Your Child’s Fears about Visiting the Pediatric Dentist

Parents and caregivers have an important role to play in easing their child’s fears about visits to the pediatric dentist. One of the problems is that many parents also feel anxious about dental visits, and it’s all too easy to transmit these fears to children, even if that’s the last thing you want to. If […]

21Oct
2014
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Dr. Marina Krepkh Provides Tips for Encouraging Kids to Floss

Dr. Marina Krepkh Provides Tips for Encouraging Kids to Floss

It can be enough of a battle to get kids to clean their teeth twice a day, let alone flossing last thing at night. But any good pediatric dentist as Dr. Marina Krepkh will tell you this task is essential, and good dental habits start early. Every time your child has a meal or snack then […]

06Oct
2014
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Preventing Cavities Gives Your Baby a Healthy Smile for Life

Preventing Cavities Gives Your Baby a Healthy Smile for Life

There is an increasing amount of clinical evidence showing a baby’s dental health and the likelihood of developing cavities is closely linked to the rest of their family, particularly their mom or primary caregiver. When a child is born they do not have lots of bacteria in their mouth that cause cavities, but instead these […]

29Sep
2014
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Wearing Braces? 3 Things to Help Your Child Cope

Wearing Braces? 3 Things to Help Your Child Cope

Braces as a method of orthodontic treatment are very common and are extremely useful in helping create a straighter and more attractive smile. The benefits aren’t just cosmetic as straighter teeth are able to bite together correctly, and overall dental health can be improved. It’s possible for common health problems such as jaw pain, sleep apnea, […]

22Sep
2014
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Dentist for Kids: Learn to Choose Right for your Child

Dentist for Kids: Learn to Choose Right for Your Child

If you have a young child then you’ll be interested in getting the very best dental care for them. So why should you choose a dentist for kids rather than your general dentist? Even though your general dentist may be great at treating you, they are not specifically trained to treat children. Dentist for Kids […]

15Sep
2014
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Sedation Dentistry New York City: Pain Free and Pleasant

Sedation Dentistry New York City: Pain Free and Pleasant

It is not uncommon for young children to feel nervous when visiting the dentist, even though our Kid’s Dentistry Center is extremely child friendly. This problem can arise if a child has not visited a pediatric dentist for a while, or perhaps is in pain or distress due to multiple cavities that require treatment. When […]

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