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Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

May 25, 2022

Memorial Day didn’t become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right after the Civil War. Celebrated on the last Monday in May, people still decorate the grave sites of war veterans and hold memorial services, but…
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Providing the Right Dental Care for your Children

May 19, 2022

You already know that we recommend you come in for a checkup and cleaning at least every six months, but do you know what your child’s dental needs are? From the time children are babies and growing in their first teeth, their oral health care needs may be different from adults. It’s important to know…
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Beat the Brushing Battle

May 18, 2022

Dr. Doron Kochman and our team know it can be a challenge to get our children to brush, brush well, and brush often. Here are some tips that can help you keep those beautiful little teeth healthy. Make it Fun, Make it a Habit! We should all brush twice a day. The most important time…
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What are Sealants?

May 18, 2022

Sealants offer many benefits, but the best is their ability to protect your molars. Molars are full of small caverns that can be the perfect breeding ground for tooth decay and plaque buildup. Use of protective sealants prevents this buildup from happening. Although children often receive sealants for routine preventive care, they aren’t the only…
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Sealants: What are they and how do they help?

May 11, 2022

Molars are made up of canyons, caves, pits, and seemingly endless caverns that are a breeding ground for decay. The protective solution is a sealant. When done correctly, a sealant from Dr. Doron Kochman of Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry can be most effective in preventing cavities. A sealant is made up of composite (a plastic-like) material…
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Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!

May 5, 2022

Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients! Everyone wants a glowing and radiant white smile when the sun comes around and we have a few reminders to keep your pearly whites healthy and beautiful over the summer! Try to…
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Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!

May 4, 2022

Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry. Everyone wants a glowing and radiant white smile when the sun comes around and we have a few reminders to keep your pearly whites healthy and beautiful over…
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Dangers of Thumb Sucking

April 27, 2022

It’s common for children to suck their thumb at a young age. Dr. Doron Kochman and our team want you to understand the potential issues that can surface down the road if the habit isn’t broken early on. It’s normal for infants to explore the function of their mouths by putting objects like their thumbs…
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Every Day is Earth Day

April 20, 2022

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies. The early 1970s were a time of change, and assertions that we needed to pay more attention to the Earth’s atmosphere were generally dismissed. But within a couple decades, it…
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Make Brushing Fun!

April 13, 2022

It’s gratifying to know your child has good oral hygiene, especially starting from an early age. We know it can be difficult to get your son or daughter to brush those tiny teeth, let alone brush them well enough, every day. Dr. Doron Kochman and our team are here to give you some tips on…
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