Your child is due for dental X-rays at his next dental appointment. Should you be concerned about the amount of radiation? Adam Postel, D.M.D., answers.
Carole Horowitz, D.M.D., and Ronald Knoll, D.M.D., have new technology at their Long Island dental practices. Dr. Knoll, the prosthodontist at the Long Island practices, uses 3-D imaging in the process of creating tooth implants.
Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital, which has dental practices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, now offers orthodontic services for kids and adolescents in both locations.
Fresh Orthodontics is a newly opened orthodontic practice in Park Slope. The Brooklyn orthodontist aims to provide a comfortable atmosphere for all ages.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.