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Orthodontic Practice Opens in Whitestone

Orthodontic Practice Opens in Whitestone

Avenue Orthodontics, owned and operated by husband-and-wife duo Abraham Chahine, D.D.S., and Eleni Michailidis, D.D.S., recently opened in Queens. The orthodontic practice in Whitestone offers services for children, teens, and adults.

Trumbull Pediatric Dentist Now Open

Trumbull Pediatric Dentist Now Open

Sara Ysaac-Garcia, D.M.D., will open her pediatric dental office, Children’s Dentistry of Trumbull, in late March. The pediatric dentist in Trumbull is now accepting new patients.

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

North Brooklyn Pediatric Dentistry, a pediatric dental office, recently opened in Greenpoint. The Greenpoint pediatric dentist offers an open-concept floor plan that allows parents to observe their children's dental visits.

La Petite Dent Pediatric Dentist Opens in Nanuet

La Petite Dent Pediatric Dentist Opens in Nanuet

La Petite Dent, a pediatric dental office, recently opened in Nanuet. The Rockland County pediatric dentist offers First Visit to calm nervous children, as well as special care dentistry for children with special needs.

Visiting the Dentist with a Child with Special Needs

Visiting the Dentist with a Child with Special Needs

Dentists work in an anxiety-provoking setting, so it’s no wonder many children are afraid of going. To help your child with special needs cope with his or her first time, follow this expert advice for a visit with less stress.

Professional Care, Child-Friendly Atmosphere Helps Young Dental Practice Shine

Professional Care, Child-Friendly Atmosphere Helps Young Dental Practice Shine

Indian Rock Dental, a kid-friendly dental practice in Rockland County, opened in January in Suffern. The dental practice, headed by Rachel Fainman, D.D.S., aims to provide a stress-free dental environment.

M.E. Smiles Dental Hosts American Girl Doll Event

M.E. Smiles Dental Hosts American Girl Doll Event

M.E. Smiles Dental and Erica Fish, D.D.S., is scheduled to host a Take Your American Girl Doll to the Dentist event this fall. The goal of the event is to teach proper dental hygiene techniques for good oral health and to reduce kids' anxiety about visiting the dentist.

Fresh Meadows Urgent Care Center Adds Dental Office

Fresh Meadows Urgent Care Center Adds Dental Office

Union Medical Urgent Care, an urgent care center in Fresh Meadows, recently added a dental office to its Queens location and welcomed David J. Wiseman, D.D.S., as its dentist to offer urgent dental care.

Help Your Child Tame Anxiety at the Dentist

Help Your Child Tame Anxiety at the Dentist

Local experts share ways you can help your child face their fears and tame their anxiety about visiting the dentist, plus how to help a dental visit go smoothly for a child with special needs.

What You Need to Know to Keep Your Kids' Teeth Healthy

What You Need to Know to Keep Your Kids' Teeth Healthy

From teeth whitening and fluoride recommendations to taming fear at the dentist and the Tooth Fairy's going rates, there's a lot to consider to ensure your family has good dental health. We spoke to area experts to find out what you need to know.

Ask the Experts: Is it still OK for my child to suck her thumb?

Ask the Experts: Is it still OK for my child to suck her thumb?

Lawrence Dinkes, D.D.S., shares when your child should stop sucking her thumb, as well as when you should be worried about grinding teeth, and what a bluegrass appliance is.

Ask the Expert: What is a Safe Age to Let My Child Whiten His Teeth?

Ask the Expert: What is a Safe Age to Let My Child Whiten His Teeth?

Alex Shvartsman, D.D.S., of Long Island Center for Healthier Dentistry, shares what age is appropriate for children to begin whitening their teeth, the best over-the-counter whitening products, and how teeth whitening works.

That Broadway Smile Welcomes New Dentist

That Broadway Smile Welcomes New Dentist

Massapequa pediatric dentist office, That Broadway Smile, recently welcomed a new dentist to its staff. Jeffery Fong, D.D.S., joined the movie theater-themed office that offers services to children of all ages including children with special needs.

Little Neck Orthodontist Uses New Scanner for Better Results

Little Neck Orthodontist Uses New Scanner for Better Results

Caliper Orthodontics, an orthodontist office in Little Neck, recently implemented a new technology for better results. The Invisalign provider in Queens uses the iTero scanner to create better fitting aligners for patients.

Orthodontist Opens Practice in Commack

Orthodontist Opens Practice in Commack

Scott Mateer, D.D.S., recently opened his practice Mateer Orthodontics in Commack. Dr. Mateer provides a full range of services, including Invisalign, braces, and pallet expanders for ages 6 and older. The practice features state-of-the-art equipment for accurate diagnosis and better results.

The Fairfield Orthodontic Center Welcomes New Owner

The Fairfield Orthodontic Center Welcomes New Owner

The Fairfield Orthodontic Center, which offers state-of-the-art orthodontic care in Fairfield, is under new ownership. Kathryn Reluga, D.M.D., has 15 years of clinical experience and is dedicated to offering patients highly individualized orthodontic care. The practice offers braces, Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, and habit breaking, such as thumb sucking.

Adelberg Montalvan Opens Third Location

Adelberg Montalvan Opens Third Location

Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, a Long Island-based pediatric dental and orthodontic practice, recently opened its third location in West Islip. The practice offers general oral health care for children, dental care for patients with special needs and fearful patients, and orthodontic services for children and teens.

Merrick Pediatric Dentistry Moves to New Location

Merrick Pediatric Dentistry Moves to New Location

Rania Elbaz, D.D.S., a pediatric dentist in Merrick, recently moved Merrick Pediatric Dentistry offices to a new location in Merrick. The new location is beach themed and child-friendly.

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do if My Teen is Missing a Tooth?

Ask the Expert: What Should I Do if My Teen is Missing a Tooth?

Whether your teenager was born with missing teeth or has lost teeth due to an injury, you may be wondering what your options are to replace his or her pearly whites. Here, a prosthodontist offers expert advice on dental implants for children.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent Spreading Cavity-Causing Bacteria to My Child?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent Spreading Cavity-Causing Bacteria to My Child?

Studies have shown that even kissing your child can cause the transfer of cavity-causing bacteria from you to your child. Marc Liechtung, D.M.D., shares what you can do to prevent this and help you child have good dental and oral health.

Kids with Braces: 6 Tips to Soothe a Sore Mouth

Kids with Braces: 6 Tips to Soothe a Sore Mouth

If your child wears braces, she might occasionally have a sore mouth and be unable to eat some of the foods she loves. Here, the authors of The Braces Cookbook offer 6 tips for soothing a sore mouth and suggestions on what foods to eat for pain-free meals.

Homey Pediatric Dental Office Now Open in Westport

Homey Pediatric Dental Office Now Open in Westport

Gordon Lee, D.D.S., recently opened Westport Pediatric Dentistry, a dental office catered to children and located in Westport. The office offers gentle dental care for kids, as well as infant dental care advice, including how to deal with thumb sucking, gum disease, and dental emergencies.

State-of-the-Art Dental Office for Kids Opens in Park Slope

State-of-the-Art Dental Office for Kids Opens in Park Slope

Park Slope Kids Dental, owned by Dr. Tanesha Francis—or Dr. T as the kids know her, is a new, state-of-the-art, kids-only dental office located in Park Slope. The office features an open play and appointment area, which lessons the negative experiences at the dentist. Dr. T schedules at least two appointments per year for each child to allow for a familiarity to grow.

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Evergreen Family Dental Care Welcomes New Dentist

Evergreen Family Dental Care Welcomes New Dentist

Evergreen Family Dental Care, located in Ridgefield, welcomed Harinder Sandhu, D.D.S., to the practice in July. Dr. Sandhu offers Invisalign, Six Month Smile, and ZOOM teeth whitening, among other services, as well as convenient office hours.




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