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, …

Picking Foods That Promote a Healthy Smile

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Summer Snacks For Better Dental Health The spring weather on Long Island is officially here, and before we know it, warm summer days will be upon us. With your family spending more time at home than ever before, you might notice that your little one’s snacking habits have increased. Because of this, healthy oral hygiene should be at the front …

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Understanding Dental Allergic Reactions

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If your child has allergies, you’re probably well versed in exercising caution at parties, grocery stores, and restaurants — but what about the dentist?  Here at Adelberg Montalvan Pediatric Dental, we always put our patient’s health and well-being first. As such, you can rest assured we’ve taken steps to minimize the chance of an allergic reaction during dental check-ups. Some …

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4 Ways to Make Brushing Fun

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How to Motivate Kids to Keep Tiny Teeth Healthy A new year brings new challenges. Regardless of your “improve oral health” resolution made at the start of the new decade, teaching your child to brush may still come as a struggle. Often times, children view brushing their teeth as another chore, specifically one they’d like to avoid whenever possible.  If …

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How to Fight Bad Breath

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What is halitosis (bad breath)? As adults, bad breath is something we are all aware of — but did you know children can suffer from it too? We’re not talking about the bad breath that lingers a bit too long after a smelly lunch or a large cup of coffee. We’re referring to chronic bad breath, or halitosis, which remains …

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What You Need to Know About Dental Sealants

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In addition to brushing and flossing regularly, dental sealants are an easy way to add an extra layer of protection to your child’s teeth. In fact, once applied, sealants protect against 80% of cavities for two years and continue to protect against 50% of cavities for up to four years (CDC). However, we know that you may have questions about …

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The Benefits of Flossing Your Teeth

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Why You Should Floss Be honest, how often do you really floss? You probably don’t think much of it, but flossing is vital to our health. It’s easy to forget about this step during our hectic schedules, but luckily it’s a simple process that only takes a few moments of time and gives you a lifetime of healthy teeth and …

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Sticking to Good Dental Health Habits

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Tips for Improving Your Oral Health There is never a wrong time for positive change, which makes now the perfect time to ensure you make the right choices for your dental health. From brushing techniques to a proper diet, here’s how you and your family can develop and keep good oral health habits: Commit to Your Dental Health Routine Good …