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February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Manhattan Dental Health |

  National Children’s Dental Health Month Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about the importance of children’s dental health. Developing good dental hygiene habits when we are kids and keeping regular visits to the dentist helps our children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy...

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Untreated Children’s Tooth Decay on the Decline

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Dental Care |

According to a report released last Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, cavities in preschoolers appear to be declining and fewer young children have untreated dental decay – here in the United States. Children’s tooth decay is still a major problem, both here in the States and around the world. As quoted in this NY Times article, Dr. Bruce Dye, the lead author of the past two C.D.C. reports on oral...

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Back To School Dental Appointments In NYC – What Better Time?

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Dental Care | 0 comments

Back to school season is on top of us already, can you believe it? It seems like just five or six weeks ago we were talking about how summer is the smile season, and why we seem to smile more in summer make us smile. OK, maybe it was exactly that long ago…but who’s counting. Despite our best efforts to keep the days long and our sleeves short, autumn is just around the corner. Schools across the county will be starting up very soon, some as...

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The Impact of Two Minutes Twice a Day for Oral Health

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Dental Care | 0 comments

According to a recent survey of parents, the Kids’ Healthy Mouths campaign is making a direct impact on the oral health of American children. More than 50 percent of those surveyed reported seeing or hearing a campaign public service announcement and more parents reported that their children brush their teeth twice a day. Fifty-five percent of English-speaking parents and 77 percent of Spanish-speaking parents said that their children...

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Will the Real Tooth Fairy Please Take One Step Forward

Posted by on May 2, 2013 in Manhattan Dental Health | 0 comments

Will the Real Tooth Fairy Please Take One Step Forward (via http://dentalpatientnews.com) When the digital dental health conversation centers on children’s oral health or dental care for kids, talk usually revolves around either their innate (it’s learned not genetic) fear of the dentist, candy coated concoction energy drink soda overload, or how kid’s tooth decay is the #1 chronic…...

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