Holistic Dental Health in Children

The Benefits of Holistic Dentistry for Children

Holistic dentistry is an alternative approach that focuses on how your oral health is directly connected to your overall health. Highlights include using non-toxic restorative materials, eliminating infections, and promoting the best structural relationship possible. Holistic dentists generally work with a variety of healthcare professionals to maintain integrated and complementary care. The main objective of holistic dentistry is to identify …

Board Certified Dental Professionals

The Importance of Board Certified Dental Professionals

When you take your child to a doctor, you want to be completely confident in the medical professional’s capabilities — after all, you’re putting your child’s health in another’s hands. Well, rest assured that all doctors here at Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental and Orthodontics are board certified, or board eligible. What is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist? In order to …

Close Up Of Teen Girl's Teeth Before and After Teeth Whitening Side By Side

Options for Whitening Your Teeth

If you are worried about tooth discoloration, teeth whitening may be something you are considering. Whether you opt for whitening at home or by your dentist, being informed of your options can ensure you make the best decision for you and your teeth. There are many over the counter options available today, but there are also professional, dentist-supervised treatments that …

How to Throw a Tooth-Friendly Memorial Day BBQ

Are you planning on grilling up your favorite foods this weekend? You’re far from alone! Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer — and many families will be spending time BBQing with loved ones. If you plan on turning on the grill this weekend, here are a few tips to help you celebrate a tooth-friendly Memorial Day. Tooth-Friendly …

Family Fun Memorial Day Weekend Events on LI: 2019 Edition

Memorial Day Weekend is just about here and there’s no better place to kick off the start of the summer season than Long Island! Looking for things to do? We’ve rounded up some fun events for the whole family, all weekend long: Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park(~15 minutes from our Massapequa Park location)Memorial Day Weekend on Long …

Oral Health Tips For Children With Autism

For children with autism, caring for teeth can be challenging. The sensation of brushing, opening their mouth, or laying back in a dental chair may feel uncomfortable. Every child is different! Fortunately, there are ways to make the experience less stressful. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, here are a few tips to help children with autism care for their …

Spring Cleaning: 5 Things to Throw Out

Now that spring has officially sprung, where are you in your spring cleaning process? If you haven’t yet started, don’t worry — there is still plenty of time! Remember, when it comes to spring cleaning you’ll want to start small. Dedicate your energy to one room or space at a time — it’s always easier to tackle smaller tasks than …

Understanding Special Needs Dentistry

Children with special needs need oral treatment much like anyone else; however they benefit most from seeing a dentist who caters explicitly to these patients. Often, special needs kids have special dental considerations; some are very susceptible to tooth decay; others require medication or a diet that is detrimental to dental health. Still, others find brushing and flossing to be …

Introducing the New iTero Scanner at AMPD

At Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dentists and Orthodontics, we consistently strive to offer the latest and greatest technologies to our patients. That’s why we’re so proud to bring you the iTero Element 2 Scanner! Despite our best efforts, traditional impressions aren’t the most comfortable of processes. They’re gooey, unpleasant tasting, and restrict breathing and swallowing. That’s where the iTero comes in! …

5 Ways You Can Get Ready for National Children’s Dental Health Month

T-minus two days until National Children’s Dental Health Month! What once began as a two city event in 1941 has developed into a nationwide annual program each February. This month long observance is meant to educate and promote the importance of oral health. By instilling good oral health habits early, your child will have a better chance at having a beautiful smile …