Does Your Teen Have Unique Dental Challenges?

Categories: Family Dentistry
adolescent dental health

When it comes to oral health, adolescence is a pivotal time for Staten Island youth. On the upside, the last of the permanent teeth come in providing young men and women with their “adult smile.” Good habits can be forged and reinforced. Teeth can be straightened, providing increased confidence when it is often sorely needed.

Healthy Baby Teeth For NYC Toddlers

Categories: Dental Health
Healthy Baby Teeth For NYC Toddlers

Though we don’t often think about it, NYC children as young as 9 or 10 months of age can be infected with cavity producing bacteria, which cause cavities and tooth decay. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that almost 20% of children ages 2 to 5 have untreated cavities, and the percentage rises in children over 6.