Category Archives: Blog

Children and Retainers

After your child finishes the braces stage, she or he may need to use a retainer as the last phase of the orthodontic treatment. Looking at it from an adult’s perspective, it is a simple process that will have many advantages in the future, but for a child it can ... Read More

The Origins of Dental Floss

Dental flossing is indispensable for a great dental hygiene. A good use of it helps to reach places where the toothbrush does not reach, in this way, removing food residues that could not be taken out otherwise. But, have you ever asked yourself, where does it come from? As the ... Read More

When Is It Okay For Kids To Start Using Mouthwash?

Surely you’ve seen the writing in all capital letters on the back label of every mouthwash bottle. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. So naturally you’re probably a bit skeptical about letting your child near it. But then again, it’s a useful product and tooth decay is rampant in children. ... Read More

What’s The Ideal Brand Of Toothpaste For Your Kids?

The single most common disease amongst children in America is tooth decay. Tooth decay leads to cavities, which leads to long and uncomfortable days at the dentist. That means discomfort and even pain for your child and also unnecessary time off school. If you don’t want your child to become ... Read More

3 Steps To Protecting Your Child’s Teeth

Temptations are everywhere. When it comes to dental hygiene, such is the case since birth. But as a parent, you are in the unique position to limit access to those temptations, and in turn facilitate healthy habits for when your children grow up and become independent adults. We ... Read More

Braces Vs. Invisalign: The Pros And Cons Of Each

Your child’s teeth are precious. Your child uses them to eat. It’s the focal point of his or her smile. And it’s one of the first things people see when they speak to him or her. It’s a crucial feature of your child’s mental and physical health, which is why ... Read More

3 Fun Alternatives To The Tooth Fairy

Pediatric Dentist Midland Park Do you recall the turning point in your childhood when you finally pieced it together that there is no tooth fairy and there probably never was? Remember figuring out that in all likelihood it’s been your parents leaving those dollar bills beneath your pillow the ... Read More

Crash Course On Your Child’s Malocclusion

The 3 Classes Of Malocclusion And The Problems That Come With Them

Malocclusion, broadly speaking, is a term that dental health professionals use to describe the misalignment in a patient’s jaw. There are three classifications of malocclusion. The most common is Class 1, where only the teeth overlap with the lower ... Read More