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Pediatric Dentistry of Syosset is dedicated to providing comprehensive pediatric care in Syosset, NY. That’s why we’ve also created this blog where parents can get tips & advice to improve the oral health of their children. Please review our articles below and contact our staff if you have any topic suggestions or would like to schedule an appointment!

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What Can I Do at Home to Prevent Gum Disease?

Preventing inflammation around your gums starts with your at home oral hygiene routine. Gum disease or periodontitis is a gum infection that damages the soft tissue, and can destroy the bone if not treated promptly. Gum disease is a slow process and can advance in same cases before you notice there is an issue. The

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Should I Brush or Floss First?

Creating an oral hygiene routine at home is important to help maintain your oral health and keep your teeth and gums feeling great. Brushing and flossing each day is extremely important, and the order in which you do these two items is a common question. Many wonder which way gives the most benefit. Is Brushing

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Why Are Babies Advised to See a Dentist?

Taking your baby to the dentist seems like it may be not necessary, but taking them is actually important. Most parents wonder what the correct age is to take their baby to the dentist. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists recommends parents seek out a dentist for their child by the age of one years

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How Exactly Does Fluoride Help Teeth?

Fluoride is a natural mineral that is found in the earth and in nature. Water supplies and some foods also contain fluoride. Many community’s drinking water contains fluoride, and this helps to strengthen teeth and prevent decay. Studies have shown that people that use fluoride have less tooth decay. How Does Fluoride Work? Bacteria cause

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Why are my Child’s Teeth Not Coming In?

In most children teeth erupt normally and there are no issues. On the other hand there are cases when parents may notice their child’s teeth are not erupting at a normal rate, or not at all. If you notice your child’s teeth are not erupting properly it may be time to bring them in to

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Do Pediatric Dentists Perform Surgery?

A Pediatric dentist treats children from birth through adolescence. Pediatric dentists have skills to interact with infants and children, and this makes visits comfortable and easy for both the parent and child. Finding that perfect pediatric dentist is important, and helps to set the tone for good oral hygiene. Pediatric dentists provide many procedures and

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