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Darren Tong Named Executive Producer on Upcoming Folds Of Honor Documentary

January 16, 2019

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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.

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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 845-359-1763

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.

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Media contacts: Christine Enberg

Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency Christine@DNAgency.commailto:Kasey@DNAgency.com 800-980-1626

All about Baby Bottle Tooth Decay from a Dentist for Infants in Bergenfield

December 4, 2018

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You’re taking yet another picture of your adorable baby. They’re smiling and looking right at you—perfectly posed for the picture—and then you notice it. Their teeth have white spots on them. Your precious baby has the beginnings of baby bottle tooth decay. Before you panic, here’s some helpful information about it, so you can make sure your baby’s smile stays as cute as can be.

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Dentist for Infants in Bergenfield Weighs in on Pacifiers

November 3, 2018

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You’ve fed the baby but he’s still fussy. You may not hesitate to pop a pacifier in his mouth to comfort and calm him – unless you’ve heard some buzz about the risks of baby binkies. Desperate times call for good information. Your dentist for infants in Bergenfield wants to help you avoid desperate measures by knowing the pros and cons of pacifiers.

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Dentist For Children With Special Needs Joins Tappan Practice

September 14, 2018

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Dr. SunkinWho: Smile More Kidz

What’s New: Jennifer Sunkin, DMD, a dentist whose focus is children with special needs and high anxiety, is joining the Smile More staff to lead ‘Toddler Thursday’s’.

Dr. Sunkin will be Dr. LaCap, Dr. Tong and their group of awesome doctors with over 27 years of experience. The educational program is designed to teach both parents and children about proper dental hygiene. The information is all double-checked by licensed pediatric dental professionals to ensure that everything children learn is age-appropriate and medically accurate.

“Parents can come in, have a coffee and doughnut, and kids sit and Dr. Sunkinwatch a puppet show and learn how to brush their teeth,” says Mariliza LaCap, DDS, owner of Smile More Kidz.

“Kids that go through our office don’t even know what it’s like to be afraid of the dentist,” says Dr. LaCap.

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Want More Info: 140 Oak Tree Road, Tappan; 845-359-1763; 19 Legion Drive, Bergenfield, NJ; 201-384-2425; smilemorekidz.com; www.washingtondentalnj.com

Pediatric Dentist in Bergenfield Tells You How To Prevent Childhood Injuries!

August 15, 2018

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A family at homeDid you know that 50% of all dental injuries to kids under age 7 occur at home from falling off or bumping into furniture? While that’s a sobering statistic, the good news is that you have control over your home environment and can make changes to prevent these injuries. In fact, it’s probably simpler than you imagine – not to mention that prevention is far easier than bringing your child to a pediatric dentist in Bergenfield for major dental work! Keep reading to learn about some steps you can take to keep your home safe and reduce the chance of both dental and general injuries to your child.

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Your Pediatric Dentist in Bergenfield Says This Calms Children’s Fears

July 19, 2018

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little boy in dentist chairAs a parent of a young child, you’re responsible for making sure that his or her mouth, teeth and gums are as healthy as can be. Thus, you want to know when you should schedule the first dental visit. Additionally, you wonder how you can make these visits less intimidating for your little one. As you read on, your pediatric dentist in Bergenfield weighs in to answer these questions.

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Pediatric Dentist in Bergenfield: When Do Baby Teeth Start Falling Out?

June 6, 2018

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Close-up of view of baby teethChildren hit a lot of milestones, starting with the simplest things like grasping a bottle or starting to walk. Especially for new parents, this can be a time of concern about whether they’re developing normally and hitting those milestones at the same time as other children their age. As for losing baby teeth, you may have heard from other parents that losing the first tooth earlier than age 5 is a bad sign, or that their children didn’t lose their first tooth until age 7. But what would a pediatric dentist in Bergenfield have to say on the matter? Keep reading to find out!

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Your Pediatric Dentist in Bergenfield Knows the Best Toothpaste for Your Child

May 2, 2018

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A young girl brushing her teeth.There are few things worse than finding out your child has cavities, even after you helped them develop a good brushing technique. Perhaps you found out they weren’t brushing as much as they should be because they didn’t like the toothpaste you purchased for them. Regardless of how they developed the cavities, your only concern now is preventing any more from appearing.

According to your pediatric dentist in Bergenfield, finding the best toothpaste only requires two important steps. Keep reading to find out what they are.

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Whiten Your Smile This Spring

March 27, 2018

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Whiten Your Smile This Spring

SPRING IS A TIME of renewal and revitalization. All the green is back, flowers are blooming again, and birds are singing. What better time to renew your smile with whitening treatments?

Everyday Life Can Dull Your Smile

Over time, our teeth can appear more yellow. It could be stains from food or it could simply be an effect of age. Because our teeth are porous, even if we clean off the surface stains with diligent brushing and flossing, the discoloration can go deeper into each tooth than any toothbrush or whitening toothpaste can reach. (more…)

Pediatric Dentist in Bergenfield Talks About Loose Teeth!

March 15, 2018

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child dental visitThere are many things that signal your child growing up. Their first haircut is just the beginning, following the start of their school career, and somewhere soon thereafter they might have their first loose, wiggly tooth.

Back in the day, you might have been encouraged to pull out your child’s loose tooth in an unconventional way, but your pediatric dentist in Bergenfield highly discourages that! Learn why in this week’s blog post.

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