Weekend Events Here On Long Island!

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? There are a ton of outdoor and indoor activities here on Long Island during the summer months. So, whether rain or shine, are a few weekend events to check out with your little ones. Seussical the Musical (~14 minutes from our West Islip location) Watch your child’s favorite Dr. …

Recent Patient Reviews: July 2017

We take pride in providing our patients (both parents and children!) with a wonderful dental experience. If you are new to our practice, or you’re just looking to see what others have said about our dental and orthodontic services, here are a few of our most recent reviews! Recent Patient Reviews: “AMAZING practice!! I was very nervous to take my …

Does My Child Need Braces?

One of the most common questions that parents ask at their child’s dental visit is “how do I know if my child will need braces?” We know that this a concern for many parents. And while there is no set time frame for when a child should get braces, if needed, it is important that they wait until most of …

Celebrate National Mac and Cheese Day!

It’s National Mac and Cheese Day — will you be celebrating with a bowl of this kid-friendly favorite? What many parents don’t realize is that not only is mac and cheese kid-friendly, it’s tooth-friendly, too (just remember to brush after)! These are a few of the benefits that cheese can have for your smile health. Health Benefits of Cheese: It …

Nassau-Suffolk Autism Society of America’s Local Movie Event!

We are very thankful for the opportunity that we recently had to work together with the Nassau-Suffolk Autism Society of America (NSASA)! NSASA is a parent run organization here on Long Island that supports individuals with autism in the local community. Through fundraising efforts, they provide educational, social and recreational opportunities to individuals with autism and their families. One of …

Fourth of July Weekend Events on Long Island

Fourth of July weekend is here! Whether you plan on watching a dazzling fireworks show or heading down to the beach, there are endless ways to celebrate here on Long Island. Here are a few of our favorite events happening this weekend. Fourth of July Weekend Events: Long Island Ducks Postgame Fireworks(~18 minutes from our Nesconset location)The Long Island Ducks …

How to Break the Thumbsucking Habit

Does your child suck on his or her thumb? This isn’t uncommon for younger children. In fact, for many infants, it’s a relaxing way to self-soothe or fall asleep. However, if thumbsucking continues after a child’s baby teeth have fallen out, problems can develop when the permanent teeth grow in, including overbites and speech problems. These tips will help you …

Kick Off the Summer with These Weekend Events on Long Island

Summer is officially here! Do you know how you will be kicking off the longest weekend of the year? Here on Long Island, summer is a season full of a ton of fun, outdoor activities for the whole family. These are just a few of the seasonal events happening this weekend that you’ll want to add to your calendar. Town …

The Best Summer Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Summer is here! We’re ready for summer BBQs, picnics and trips to the beach, are you? Although we love the warm months, they are often also a time when indulge in sweet treats. Fortunately, there are ways to enjoy the summer and keep your teeth healthy — even at summer get togethers. Here are a few of our favorite summer …

Tooth-Friendly Camping Tips for National Camping Month

It’s National Camping Month! With the school year quickly coming to an end, many families will be looking for ways to get back to nature and spend time outdoors. However, even if you are “roughing it,” you will want to make sure that you are getting the oral health care that you need! Here are a few tips to help …