3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Tooth Fairy

Losing a tooth can be an exciting (and sometimes scary) time for little ones. But what makes these childhood milestones even better is knowing that they can expect a visit from the mysterious Tooth Fairy. Here are a few Tooth Fairy fun facts that you might not know. Tooth Fairy Fun Facts: No one knows what the tooth fairy really …

How to Protect Your Toothbrush On-the-Go

Planning a getaway with the family? No matter where you are traveling this year, we know how difficult it can be to keep track of all of your travel essentials, especially with young kids. However, while we know you’ll remember to protect your teeth by brushing every night — will you remember to protect your toothbrush, too? Here are a …

What Teeth Do Babies Get First?

Are you waiting for your child’s first tooth to come in? This is an exciting milestone for any parent and their child! However, if you are like many new parents, you probably have a lot of questions about when to expect your child’s first tooth, where it will come in and how to care for these tiny teeth. That’s why …

Fun Weekend Events That Will Make Your Summer Even Better

There is no shortage of fun things to do here on Long Island, especially during the summer months. If you’re looking to get the kids out of the house, here are a few events you’ll definitely want to check out with your little ones. Fun Weekend Events: Sleep Under the Stars Sea (~50 minutes from our Nesconset office) That’s right! …

Prevent Dental Emergencies While Away On Vacation

Planning a much needed family vacation? While you should definitely be excited about prepping for all of the fun activities you have planned, you should also make sure that you know what to do in the event of an emergency. These tips will help you prevent dental emergencies while you’re enjoying your time away. Be proactive. Schedule a pre-vacation visit …

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 …