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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.

Kupchik Dental Opens Family Practice in West Nyack

Kupchik Dental Opens Family Practice in West Nyack

Kupchik Dental, which just opened in West Nyack, is a family dental practice that "caters to coward and children." With many services available, including Invisalign, root canals, regular cleanings, and state-of-the-art equipment, and convenient hours, Dr. Kupchik has a lot to offer Rockland County residents.

Dental X-ray Concerns: Are They Valid?

Dental X-ray Concerns: Are They Valid?

A recent study called "Dental X-rays and Risk of Meningioma" by Elizabeth B. Claus, MD, Ph.D. indicated to readers that there is an increased risk of a cancerous brain tumor that correlates to an increased number of dental X-rays. Mark A. Breiner, DDS discusses the risks and benefits of dental X-rays.

Metropolitan Smiles Has New Owner, Melody Ahdoot, DDS

Metropolitan Smiles Has New Owner, Melody Ahdoot, DDS

Metropolitan Smiles in Kew Gardens has a new owner, Melody, Ahdoot, DDS. As well as a new owner, the dental office offers updated services and family appointment blocks for convenience.

Toothprints Promote Children’s Safety

Toothprints Promote Children’s Safety

On May 1, ME Smiles Dental will offer a new program, Toothprints. Dr. Erica Fish, DMD will be performing the dental bite impressions, which will serve as a form of identification for the safety and security of your child.

Parents Ponder Finances and Timing for Orthodontics

Parents Ponder Finances and Timing for Orthodontics

Although many parents are aware their children would benefit from some form of orthodontic care, they often have concerns. Read on for the answers to some commonly asked questions about the covering the cost of braces and what age children are ready to visit the orthodontist.

Dr. Delaney Pediatric Dentistry Opens in Mahopac NY

Dr. Delaney Pediatric Dentistry Opens in Mahopac NY

Delaney Acosta, DDS, opened Dr. Delaney Pediatric Dentistry, bringing the only pediatric dentistry office to Mahopac, New York.

Dental Advice for Kids

Dental Advice for Kids

Read on for expert dental advice to keep your kids smiling bright. Local dentists and orthodontists answer various questions from parents.

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Fairfield, CT Dentist Helps Haitian Children Find Their Smiles

Dr. Gregory Mokotoff of Kids First Dentistry in Fairfield, CT visited Haiti to provide dental care to underprivileged children.

Dr. Cass Burrell Opens First Impressions Orthodontics in Fairfield, CT

Dr. Cass Burrell Opens First Impressions Orthodontics in Fairfield, CT

First Impressions Orthodontics uses the latest technology to make each patient's visit as comfortable and seamless as possible.

Rockland Pediatric Dental Hosts Give Kids a Smile Day

Rockland Pediatric Dental Hosts Give Kids a Smile Day

On February 4, Rockland Pediatric Dental and Schein Dental hosted Give Kids a Smile Day. Twenty-five children from Rockland's Head Start program were invited for a day of complimentary dental exams, fluoride treatment, and oral hygiene education, mixed with a little bit of fun.

New Rochelle Kids Dental Opens in Westchester County

New Rochelle Kids Dental Opens in Westchester County

Dr. Moonsun Kim opened New Rochelle Kids Dental in October.

Westchester County Students Get a Visit from the Tooth Fairy

Westchester County Students Get a Visit from the Tooth Fairy

In February and March, elementary and preschool students across Westchester County, NY, got a visit from a very special, if somewhat mythical, guest: the Tooth Fairy.

Nominate Your Child’s Dentist for A Good Cause

Nominate Your Child’s Dentist for A Good Cause

FireFly toothbrush is holding a nationwide contest in search of pediatric dentists who go above and beyond when serving underprivileged children.

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

Fifty percent of children get a dental injury at some point. Here, our dental experts lay out a recipe for handling a variety of tooth-related emergencies.




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