If your parents played tooth fairy for you as a child, it’s time to thank them! Being a tooth fairy seems like an easy job, but as any parent worth their stuff will tell you, nothing could be farther from the truth. You have to make the lore sound fun yet not creepy and be sneaky enough to not wake your child up during the night. However, the tooth fairy is a great opportunity to talk to your son or daughter about how to take care of their pearly whites. They think the story is all about just having fun, but as your pediatric dentist in Tappan will tell you, the great tooth fairies will sneak in some lessons on oral health.(more…)
Smile More Kidz Blog
December 13, 2019
November 21, 2019
If you have a child, you know better than anyone that accidents happen. You can’t predict when they will, but there are always a few things you can do to be prepared for when they strike. Dental emergencies are no exception. That’s why your children’s dentist in Tappan has written this guide on what to pack in a dental emergency kit should your child ever have a dental emergency.(more…)
October 25, 2019
Can you remember the first thing that came to your mind when you saw that very first tooth begin to cut its way into your child’s mouth?
How about when the second? Third? Fourth??(more…)
August 13, 2019
Pediatric Dentist Dr. Darren Tong was recognized for his contribution to the book “Leo Learns About Life” with a Writer EXPY® Award
Tappan, NY –August 14, 2019 – Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Darren Tong, was awarded a Writer EXPY® from the National Association of Experts, Writers and Speakers®. Tong received the award due to his contribution to the book Leo Learns About Life. In this children’s anthology, Tong teamed up with other successful professionals, including Jack Canfield, to compile a selection of short stories designed to teach children invaluable lessons that will benefit them throughout their lives.(more…)
July 10, 2019
See the doctors either do the Hula or Lipsync a song on camera. The choice is up to YOU!
The steps are simple:
1. Ask for a social sign and take a photo with it
2. Post it to Facebook and tag our location
3. Choose your dare and we’ll add a sticker in your name.
4. PLUS, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card!
June 17, 2019
Along with an annual physical, new clothes and backpacks, a visit to the dentist helps ensure that your child’s education and development won’t be interrupted by oral health problems. After all, dental disease is the most prevalent childhood disease! Back-to-school dental care can help prevent dental emergencies and missed valuable school days, while giving kids more confident smiles……all year long.(more…)
April 5, 2019
You want the best for your baby. As a parent, you work hard to ensure your child stays happy, healthy, and loved. When it comes to your baby’s health, you follow the doctor’s instructions when it comes to food, sleep, and milestone development, but what about their teeth? How do you know what to do when it comes to those teeth popping through? Tooth decay can be a real problem, especially if you’re not caring for your child’s teeth when they first appear. Find out from a children’s dentist in Tappan who explains what causes tooth decay and how you can prevent it.(more…)
March 3, 2019
Most people associate being tongue-tied with stumbling over their words. But you may be surprised to learn that “tongue-tie” is actually a legitimate oral health problem called ankyloglossia that affects the tongue’s range of motion. It’s present in 4%-11% of newborn babies, more often boys than girls, and can impact a child in significant ways. However, a pediatric dentist in Tappan looks at every aspect of a child’s oral health at each checkup so they can identify issues like tongue-tie early on and recommend treatment as needed. And, fortunately, tongue-tie can be treated quite easily! Keep reading to learn more below.(more…)
January 25, 2019
As a parent, you’re already well aware that children don’t come with instructions, although it would certainly make some things easier if they did! It’s normal to have questions about oral hygiene for an infant, but you’ll be glad to know it’s easier than you might think. And, since good dental health starts in the very beginning, it’s well worth it to learn a few tips and tricks for cleaning your baby’s mouth. This, combined with scheduling their first checkup at age one with a dentist for infants in Bergenfield, is a great way to make sure they have good oral health from the very start. Keep reading below for 4 ways to help your baby’s smile stay healthy!(more…)
January 16, 2019
Darren Tong is joining with DNA Films®, an Emmy® Award-winning film production studio, to serve as an Executive Producer on the new Folds Of Honor documentary.
Since 2017, Major Rooney, an F-16 Fighter Pilot in the Oklahoma Air National Guard, has provided educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service men and women, and is committed to spending his life changing the futures of those spouses and children through those scholarships. Five-time Emmy Award winning Director Nick Nanton will direct this documentary about the incredible story behind the organization, Folds Of Honor.
As an Executive Producer, Darren Tong will attend the principal filming of the documentary, and be apart of this life changing experience while learning the incredible story behind the organization. The Folds Of Honor documentary will begin principal photography on location in February of 2019.
More About Darren Tong:
For over 27 years, Dr. Tong has been one of the most trusted pediatric dentist in the Bergen and Rockland County. Dr. Tong has also co-authored a bestselling book, “Dare to Succeed” alongside Jack Canfield. He has appeared on “America’s Premiere Experts” on dentistry aired on TV stations NBC, CBS and their affiliates.
The mission of Folds of honor holds a special place in his heart since his father is also a United States Veteran. Dr. Tong is married with 5 children, ranging from 24 to 11 years old, so he is very familiar with the struggles and rewards parents go through in raising children and providing them an education.
To learn more about Dr. Tong and his office, please visit www.SmileMoreKidz.com or visit one of their two locations:
19 Legion Drive Bergenfield, NJ 07675 201-384-2425
140 Oak Tree
Road Tappan, NY 10983
About DNA Films®:
DNA Films® is led by five-time Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Award Winning Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton have produced multiple award winning films including Visioneer: The Peter Diamandis Story, Esperanza, Mi Casa Hogar and Jacob’s Turn. Their productions have won multiple Emmys and together they have been awarded more than a dozen Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production. Combined, they have produced and directed more than 500 television episodes and dozens of films.
Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring amazing stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging and inspiring a new generation.
Media contacts: Christine Enberg
Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency Christine@DNAgency.commailto:Kasey@DNAgency.com 800-980-1626