How to Choose the Best Pediatric Dentist in Your Area

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If choosing a dentist for yourself is hard, choosing the best pediatric dentist in your area is even harder! Most parents spend a lot more time researching dentists for their kids than they spend researching their own dentists, and it’s easy to understand why—dental anxiety often starts with one bad experience in the dentist’s chair during childhood. We want nothing …

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Adult Orthodontic Treatment

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Maybe when you were growing up, braces were never an option. Or you might have had braces as a teen, but when you went off to college, you quickly forgot about your retainer and your teeth shifted back into their old positions. Whatever the reason, you’re unhappy with your smile, but you’ve never been able to justify getting braces as …

Are You Not Brushing Long Enough?

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There are plenty of classic songs to sing in your head when it’s brushing time to make sure you brush your teeth for long enough. Or maybe you’d rather wing it and take a guess at how long you have been brushing for. Either way, there is a good chance that you don’t brush your teeth for long enough these …

The Holidays and Clear Braces

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This next month is going to be a hectic one with the holiday season upon us! For both long time Invisalign® wearers and new ones, it’s important to know that these clear braces need extra special care during this time. Protect your teeth and Invisalign® and avoid any mishap that might come with holiday mania. Opt for WaterIt’s important to …

3 Reasons Avocados Strengthen Your Smile

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It’s National Avocado Day! This versatile fruit (yes, it’s a fruit) is not only delicious, but it’s nutritious too!  You can mash it on some toast, eat it as a dip, or just add it as your favorite sandwich topping. It’s a great first finger food to introduce to infants, too.  But beyond the flavor profile, avocados offer a ton …

Family Fun and Safe Activities to Enjoy on Long Island

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Summer isn’t over yet, and though this year hasn’t been like summers of Long Island’s past, that doesn’t mean you can’t get out and enjoy all the beautiful sights this island has to offer; you’ll just have to keep a few extra safety measures in mind.  So if you are looking for a way to get out of the house …

Adelberg Pediatric is LGBTQ Friendly

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Adelberg Pediatric is an LGBTQ Friendly Practice The relationship that our office has with your child and entire family is extremely important to us.  We think of it as a dental home, a relationship of trust established between dentist, parents, and patient. A dental home means feeling safe, comfortable, and respected—because when a child feels good about visiting the dentist, …

Picking Foods That Promote a Healthy Smile

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Summer Snacks For Better Dental Health The spring weather on Long Island is officially here, and before we know it, warm summer days will be upon us. With your family spending more time at home than ever before, you might notice that your little one’s snacking habits have increased. Because of this, healthy oral hygiene should be at the front …

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Understanding Dental Allergic Reactions

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If your child has allergies, you’re probably well versed in exercising caution at parties, grocery stores, and restaurants — but what about the dentist?  Here at Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, we always put our patient’s health and well-being first. As such, you can rest assured we’ve taken steps to minimize the chance of an allergic reaction during dental check-ups. Some …

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4 Ways to Make Brushing Fun

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How to Motivate Kids to Keep Tiny Teeth Healthy A new year brings new challenges. Regardless of your “improve oral health” resolution made at the start of the new decade, teaching your child to brush may still come as a struggle. Often times, children view brushing their teeth as another chore, specifically one they’d like to avoid whenever possible.  If …