May 2, 2018
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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March 27, 2018
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…)
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March 15, 2018
There 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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February 28, 2018
As a parent, you’re excited about every milestone that your young child reaches, whether it’s the first steps, words or bites of “table food.” You cherish these moments and file them into the vast memory bank of fond events, but your pediatric dentist in Bergenfield says these moments are also reminders for certain changes that need to occur to accommodate your child’s development. One new habit that needs to be introduced is that of visiting your children’s dentist to begin monitoring the health of your young one. Learn when is the right time for your child’s first visit and what to expect as you continue reading.
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February 15, 2018
Ah, the month of February! Let’s see…you’ve got Valentine’s day, the day after Valentine’s day (otherwise known as “1/2 Off Chocolate Day”) and did you know it’s also National Children’s Dental Month? Coincidence? I think NOT!
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January 26, 2018
When your little one undergoes the transformation from toothless to sprouting a few developing teeth, they may become a bit cranky. It can be easy to pacify your baby with a variety of options, but your pediatric dentist in Bergenfield wants you to make sure these teething options are healthy for their developing smile. Use these insightful tips to help your child cope with the pain of their smile’s inevitable development.
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September 27, 2017
Choosing a toothbrush for your child is already a daunting experience due to the numerous options available. Luckily, the right toothbrush can be broken down into a few simple categories. These include traits like bristle softness, length, manual vs. battery-powered, and so on.
Your pediatric dentist in Bergenfield wants to simplify this process for you and your child. The more positive you make your child’s first brushing experience, the easier it will be for them to keep the right habits for years to come. (more…)
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August 30, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Darren Tong for being nominated as “exceptional” and a “favorite” by New Jersey moms and dads who voted over the course of December 2016 to June 2017. Dr. Tong will be featured on the December issue of New Jersey Family, a prestigious local monthly magazine that’s shining a light on exceptional local leaders in medicine.
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July 9, 2017
When your child is in pain or does not feel well, you know right away that something is not right; however, discovering the cause of their discomfort can be a bit difficult. Often, children are not able to communicate what they are experiencing, especially when they have tooth pain. This can make it difficult to help your child. If they develop a toothache, it is often the result of decay. As a parent, there are certain things you can do at home to help assess the situation before calling your pediatric dentist in Tappan. At Smile More Kidz, we will find the cause of their pain to put a smile back on their face.
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June 27, 2017
Some people appreciate recognition for their accomplishments more than others. One thing is for sure though—kids love it! Positive reinforcement is one of the best ways to help your child become consistent with any uninviting tasks. Dental care is just one of many things they will come across in their lifetime and not necessarily enjoy in the beginning. That’s why your children’s dentist in Tappan at Smile More Kidz recommends that you implement a consistent reward system for your child’s dental routine. Here are a few helpful ideas that may ease your children into looking forward to brushing their teeth. Imagine that!