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!
Smile More Kidz Blog
February 15, 2018
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.
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…)
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.
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.
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!
June 16, 2017
Why not have the best of both world at our office!
AS A PARENT, it’s important to know the difference between pediatric dentistry and family dentistry. Lucky for you we offer both in one location. Mom and Dad can be seen by our dentists who specialize in Moms and Dads, and the children can be seen by a dentist who specializes in kids!
March 6, 2017
Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” At Smile More Kidz, we believe that preventive dental care for you and your little ones is the cornerstone of healthy and happy smiles. Our four friendly dentists want to make sure that along with your family’s regular dental appointments, you’re properly taking care of you and your children’s teeth and gums. Yes, you may have a consistent dental routine, but are you all getting the most out of it? Your dentist in Tappan is here to review the best brushing and flossing tips to benefit the most from your daily dental habits.