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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

18Mar
2015
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Is Your Baby Teething? Learn How You Can Help

Is Your Baby Teething? Learn How You Can Help

Is your baby teething yet? Babies can begin to get their primary teeth or milk teeth from the age of six months onwards, but it is not uncommon for baby teeth to take months or even a year to break through the gums. Eventually they will have 20 primary or milk teeth, and the exact […]

17Mar
2015
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Will Your Teenager Need Their Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

Will Your Teenager Need Their Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

If you have a teenager then your pediatric dentist at the Kids Dentistry Center will probably want to discuss their wisdom teeth with you when they reach the age of 16 or so. By this stage Dr. Marina Krepkh or another of our excellent pediatric dentists will have been keeping a close eye on the way […]

16Mar
2015
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What to Expect at Your Kid's First Dental Visit at Age One

What to Expect at Your Kid’s First Dental Visit at Age One

Do you have a young baby coming up to age one? If so they may already have several teeth or are perhaps in the process of teething. So why take them to the dentist by their first birthday? The Kids Dentistry Center recommends parents bring their child to visit Dr. Marina Krepkh or any of our […]

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 […]

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 […]

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