What a Molar Cavity Looks Like On Kids

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If your child complains of a toothache when chewing, you might wonder if they could have a molar cavity. The only way to know for sure if your child has a cavity in a molar is to schedule an appointment with their dentist for an evaluation, but if you’re wondering what a cavity looks like, we share some of the …

3 Ways to Reuse an Old Toothbrush

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Do you recall the last time you replaced your toothbrush? On average, you should consider swapping out your dental hygiene tool every three to four months. However, before tossing it in the trash, there are a few ways you can reuse it around your home. Here’s what to consider: 1. Clean Your Computer KeyboardLet’s face it: There’s a chance your …

When Should A Child Have Their First Dental Cleaning?

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If you’re familiar with the Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and the American Dental Association (ADA) guidelines for early dental care, you’re probably aware of the recommendation that children should see a dentist for a comprehensive oral evaluation at the age of 12 months (or within six months of the eruption of their first tooth). But what about their first …

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, …