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Sticky Cavity Causing Foods and Snacks

March 27, 2018
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  What type of foods can cause cavities in children? Parents often ask about snack foods that can cause cavities in children. Candy is notorious as a “cavity-causing food”, but other snack foods which are sometimes considered “healthy” snack options such as dry fruit, cereal, gummy vitamins, or organic fruit snacks can also be very…
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What Are Sealants?

February 11, 2018
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Have you ever had a candy, pretzel, or granola bar that stayed stuck in the grooves of your teeth? Those grooves are notorious for collecting food and plaque that can cause cavities over time. Prevention is key! Sealants are a noninvasive procedure which help “seal” the deep grooves on the chewing surfaces of the teeth…
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Summer Sports and Mouthguards

June 17, 2019
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School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other equipment you’ve collected over the school year (that’s where that other shoe went!), be sure to keep one item handy: your mouthguard. Team and contact…
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Tooth-Valentine’s Day Cards-free printouts

February 12, 2019
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Need Valentine’s day cards for your child’s class? Here are some tooth related cards you can printout and use.   We love our patients at Pediatric Dentistry of New York! Happy Valentine’s day to all! Link to free printable cards : valentinesday

3 Main Differences Between Regular and Pediatric Dentists

January 23, 2018
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Many people assume there is no real difference between a regular dentist, and a pediatric practitioner. While it is safe to bring your child to a non-specialized dentist, your young family will be better suited visiting a professional with specific training in childcare. Pediatric dentists have undergone additional education than regular dentists, and have chosen…
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Eating Right Isn’t Complicated

January 19, 2018
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Eating right doesn’t have to be complicated — simply begin to shift to healthier food and beverage choices. These recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans can help get you started.