Does My Child Need Braces?
A beautifully aligned smile does not always happen naturally. Some children and adults will have misaligned teeth that can only be addressed with the use of orthodontic treatments. When parents have children with misaligned teeth, they may be unsure if their child could benefit from braces. In fact, it’s a common question we hear at […]Read More
How to avoid cavities during the holidays
At Park View Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, New York, NY area parents can rest easy that their children are in great hands! Our pediatric dental staff is committed to helping little ones build a proper foundation for healthy, beautiful smiles for life. During the month of December, there are many festivities for families to enjoy. […]Read More
Who Is a Candidate for a Dental Bridge?
Restoring the smile after tooth loss doesn’t have to be difficult. Patients facing tooth loss and replacement may be worried that they’re not picking the solution right for their needs. There are many ways for patients to replace teeth, including: Dentures Dental bridges Dental implants Patients who visit Park View Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics may […]Read More
How do you protect children from developing cavities?
Without proper and regular care, children of all ages can develop cavities. Not only does tooth decay lead to pain and sensitivity, but it also puts children at risk of losing their first teeth prematurely. This not only impacts the appearance and the function of the smile, but it can also contribute to early misalignment […]Read More
How to Stop the Build-Up of Plaque
Children and adults both know that it is important to brush and floss the teeth after every meal to prevent cavities and gum disease. But did you know about the other problem that can develop that can impact oral health? The dentists of Park View Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics encourage children to learn more about […]Read More
How Concierge Dental Medicine Can Help My Child
Concierge dental medicine provides a more convenient way for parents to ensure that their children receive regular, high-quality dental care. Dentists who offer concierge services focus on meeting the needs of each patient while offering compassionate care. Find out more about concierge dental medicine to see if it might be suitable for your child. Can […]Read More
When is it Time to Schedule my Child’s First Dental Visit?
Parents often wonder when their child’s first dental visit is needed. This appointment – which is recommended earlier than you may think – can help your child get a good start on dental health that can help benefit them for years to come. When should my child’s first dental visit occur? Your child should visit […]Read More
Do pacifiers affect babies’ teeth?
Many parents ask, “Do pacifiers affect babies’ teeth?” It is important to keep in mind that pacifier use is a parents’ personal decision. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends offering a pacifier at naptime or bedtime until age one. However, the risks of pacifier use begin to outweigh the benefits as your baby gets older. […]Read More
When Should I Start Using Fluoride Toothpaste for My Child?
Fluoride is an important part of helping children’s teeth stay healthy with a lower risk of cavities. You can help your children get this protection by using toothpaste that contains fluoride. Why Fluoride is Important Your children’s teeth have an outer layer called enamel. This layer serves as protection from bacteria that can result in […]Read More
How Can Thumbsucking Affect my Child’s Teeth?
Thumbsucking can cause dental problems for some children, so it’s important to work on ways to stop this behavior. Why Do Some Children Suck Their Thumbs? Some children suck their thumbs in order to soothe themselves. This habit provides them with a sense of calmness and safety, and it can help them fall asleep. This […]Read More