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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Keep a Close Eye on Your Child's Fluoride Intake
...The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry therefore recommends a small “smear” of toothpaste for children under two, and a pea-sized amount for children up to age six...

Conscious Sedation Eases Treatment Anxiety for Young Dental Patients
While pediatric dentistry has made great strides in making young patients’ dental visit experiences more relaxing, some children and teenagers still have difficulty with anxiety...

Meet the Doctors
...Asgari was accepted into the pediatric dentistry specialty at Mount Sinai Hospital...

Research Confirms: Dental Sealants Really Work!
... Sealants are recommended by the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and have only a modest cost per tooth...

A Stainless Steel Crown Could Help a Struggling Primary Molar Last Longer
...Regardless of what method we use, though, preserving primary teeth is a primary goal of pediatric dentistry...

Pediatric Dentists Specialize in Dental Care for Children and Teens
... If you would like more information on pediatric dentistry, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

FAQs About Pediatric Dentistry
...Let’s answer some frequently asked questions about pediatric dentistry...

Protecting Primary Teeth from Decay Helps Ensure Future Dental Health
... Helping primary teeth survive to their full lifespan is an important goal in pediatric dentistry...

Dental Sealants can help Prevent Tooth Decay in Children
...As evidence continues to mount for dental sealants' effectiveness protecting young children from decay, both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry now recommend it for all children...

3 Tips for Helping Your Child Feel More Comfortable Going to the Dentist
...Some dentists specialize in pediatric dentistry and many general dentists have additional training in working with children...

Fluoride
... Enamel fluorosis According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, a child may face a condition called enamel fluorosis if he or she receives too much fluoride during the years of tooth development...

Glossary
... Pediatric Dentistry - A field of dentistry that deals with children’s teeth Perio pocket - An opening formed by receding gums...