Why Mouth Guards Are So Important

Did you know that just about one third of all dental injuries are sports related? As the kids get ready to head  back to school — parents also know that means Fall sports season is right around the corner. If your child is actively involved in any after school sports, you’ll want to make sure that they are protected with …

Tooth Friendly Back to School Recipes

Back to school season is around the corner! If you’re like most parents, you’ve probably already started shopping for fall clothes and school supplies. But have you given any thought to what you’ll pack into your child’s lunch box? Consider the snacks and recipes below, which will give your kids enough energy to learn and play all day while also …

Tips to Help Kids Learn How to Floss

You know that you should be brushing for two minutes, two times a day, but do you also remember to floss? Flossing is one of the most important steps in your oral hygiene routine — and it’s an important habit to instill in your children, too. By teaching them how to floss, and the importance of flossing, at a young …

5 Ways to Make Braces More Comfortable

Braces require an adjustment period. The brackets may feel strange against your lips and tongue, and your bite will feel different as your teeth straighten into position. As a result of these changes, we also know that whether you just received braces or you recently have them tightened, you may feel some soreness and sensitivity. Don’t worry, this is common …

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 …