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When Is The Right Time To Get Braces?

Dear Patients,  We know, as parents, there are so many health-related questions you ask yourself when caring for your children. One of the questions that parents find themselves asking is, when should my child get braces? Patients with orthodontic problems can benefit from treatment at nearly any age, however, an ideal time for placement of […]

We’re Giving Kids a Smile in February

Dear Patients,  Each year we strive to give back to the community which has given us so much. One of the most influential programs we are blessed to be a part of is, The Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) program. As February is National Children’s Dental Health Month it’s the perfect opportunity for the Children’s […]

Say No To Soda: Healthy Drinks For Kids

Dear patients,  During the Holidays it might seem extra hard for your child to resist sugar and soda, but try to convince them to have water instead.The sugar in soda mixes with bacteria in your mouth, creating even stronger germs that wear away teeth over time. Luckily, there are other alternatives to soda like seltzer […]

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 […]