Top Reasons For Kids Retainers
Braces can create a beautiful smile, but a retainer is needed in order to maintain it. Kids’ retainers are mostly used as the last step of orthodontic treatment. After braces have been removed, teeth can move back toward their original position without retainers to help maintain the position of straightened teeth. In this blog, the doctors at […]Read More
Is Invisalign for Children?
Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment that’s used as an alternative to traditional braces. It straightens teeth using a series of removable plastic aligners, and for many people, including children, it offers several strong advantages over traditional braces. In this blog, the pediatric dentists at Park View Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics will explain how Invisalign […]Read More
Looking for a Pediatric Sedation Dentist in NYC?
For some children, going to the dentist can be a challenge for various reasons. As a parent, you may be looking for a practice that offers pediatric sedation dentistry so your child can more easily and comfortably receive the dental care he or she needs. In this blog, the pediatric dentists at Park View Pediatric […]Read More
How to Know if Your Child Needs Orthodontic Care?
As your child grows, his or her dentist will keep their teeth clean and healthy. You may find that your child also needs an orthodontist, who specializes and is trained to straighten and align the teeth. In this blog, the pediatric dentists at Park View Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics will explain how to know if […]Read More
What to Look For in a Dentist For Special Needs Children
As a parent, it can be challenging enough to find a dentist that your child is comfortable with. But when you add the factor of having a child who has special needs, it can be that much more stressful. At Park View Pediatric Dentistry, our pediatric dentists have extensive training and experience in treating special […]Read More
Play it safe! Mouth guards can make all the difference
How many times has an accident happened and you wished you could have taken back those precious minutes before or have thought about more preventative measures you could have taken? We want to enjoy cheering our children on during team sports and experience their laughter during playground fun. However, increased activity also means greater odds […]Read More
Nip your child’s smile wrecking habits in the bud.
As parents, no matter how diligent we are with our children’s brushing, flossing and dental visits, sometimes children may exhibit certain habitual behavior patterns or food choices that may ultimately be harmful to their teeth. It is important to be on the lookout for these habits and work with your child as early as possible […]Read More
Dental care for special needs children could prove to have its challenges
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1 in 5 households in the U.S. include at least one child with a special health care need. Special needs children generally need help with all of their daily activities, and maintaining proper dental care is no exception. It is now documented by many reliable […]Read More
What is fluoride and how can it help prevent tooth decay?
Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in many foods and water. Fluoridated water can be found in about two-thirds of cities and towns in the United States. Fluoride also plays an important role in today’s oral health care in preventing tooth decay. How does fluoride help prevent cavities? A process called “demineralization” refers to […]Read More
The Dentist Fear Factor—How to Deal With This in Children.
Both children and adults alike experience Dentophobia—fear of going to the dentist. Like many phobias, the feelings are very real and anxiety producing. Many adults have suffered with a lifetime of poor oral health because this fear was not dealt with at a young age, and as a result have compromised overall health. The causes […]Read More