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Halloween and the Holidays: Preventing Tooth Decay

Dear Patients, With the neverending candy supply and yummy desserts served at fall and winter parties, Halloween is the commencement for all sweet heavy holidays. With this in mind, knowledge of tooth decay prevention is a big factor in helping to keep your mouth happy and healthy! We should be cautious and limit the amount […]

How To Set A Proper Daily Hygiene Routine For Your Kids

Dear Patients, To get a proper daily routine going for your children try these recommendations- They should be brushing their teeth at least twice a day. Children might find flossing difficult, but with the right tools, it can be fun and easy for them! You should be encouraging your child when starting this routine so […]

Braces vs. Invisalign®– Finding the Perfect Fit for You

The debate between braces and Invisalign® can be tricky without the proper information. Both orthodontic treatments have several benefits, and ultimately, both work to give your child that perfect, straight-toothed smile, but where do they differ? It’s extremely important to take care of both, whether they have Invisalign® or braces.   Braces vs. Invisalign® Treatment […]

Is It Time For My Teen’s Wisdom Teeth To Be Extracted?

School is out and summer is in session– everything would be just perfect if your kid would stop complaining about their aching jaw or sore gums. But, of course, their wisdom teeth are finally making an appearance. Once this third set of molars rudely interrupts what could have been your child’s perfect dental record, their […]

It’s Time to Put Your Children (and You!) at Ease!

How many times have you had to lure your children with treats and promises after hearing “I don’t want to go to the dentist!” More than you can count– I’m sure. My goal as a pediatric dentist is to help kids establish a good dental home in which they feel safe, relaxed, and comfortable. One […]

It’s Time to Get to Know Our Pediatric Dentists (and what they do!)

The Children’s Dental Health Center at Englewood Dental has been serving patients for several years– mainly in the Northern New Jersey and New York metropolitan area.  Our staff maintains their high-quality and continuous search of excellence for their patients as they take part in several continuing education courses each year. Our team continually strives to […]

The Best Ways to Avoid Cavities in Young Children

  Cavities, specifically early childhood cavities, are decayed tooth surfaces occurring in children 6 and under. Cavities are very common (one of the most common health issues), but also very easy to prevent. Eating the wrong foods, consumption of sugary substances, and improper cleaning can all lead to tooth decay.   Symptoms: – Major tooth […]

Englewood Dental is Giving Kids A Smile This February

Did you know that millions of underprivileged children in the U.S. go without receiving dental care every year? The Centers for Disease Control claims that tooth decay is known to be one of the most common chronic childhood conditions, leading to serious health issues into adolescence and late adulthood. Unfortunately, as family income levels decrease, […]

How to Deal with Kids who Don’t Want to Brush Their Teeth

At some point, most young children are bound to go on a strike against brushing their teeth. This is a very frustrating time for parents, since brushing teeth is so crucial to kids’ health. There can be many causes of kids resisting to brush their teeth, so it is important to identify those specific reasons […]

Best and Worst Foods To Ensure A Healthy Mouth: The Do’s and Don’ts

In order to achieve the healthiest mouth possible for your child, it is crucial that you establish a healthy diet. Their diet will not only affect their general health but their oral health as well. Initiating a balanced diet will help ensure properly developing teeth. Many dentists will recommend specific foods and vitamins for their […]