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Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!

December 1, 2021

Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing can be incredibly bad for your child’s teeth if done right after eating certain foods. Enamel is an extremely hard mineral on the exterior of each tooth. It’s actually the hardest substance in the human body: It’s even stronger…
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Thanksgiving

November 24, 2021

At Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! Dr. Doron Kochman would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Pittsford area to the national level! When Americans sit down to dinner on the last Thursday of November, the day that Abraham Lincoln designated as the day…
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Thanksgiving Day Traditions

November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving Day features many traditions. This year, we wanted to share some information on this popular American holiday. You might like to pass on some of these facts while you’re sitting at the table during your Thanksgiving feast. If you think you know everything about Thanksgiving, think again! Turkey Time Did you know the first…
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Are My Child’s Baby Teeth on Schedule?

November 17, 2021

Your darling three-month old is crying and fussy—can she be teething already? Or, your happy baby boy has just celebrated his first birthday—with only one tooth in that beautiful, gummy smile. Is this normal? Probably! While baby teeth do typically erupt (come in) in the same order for all babies, and around the same time,…
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Steer clear of that candy!

November 10, 2021

At Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry, we know how tempting candy can sometimes be on our sweet tooth, but it’s important to remember that every candy and sugary treat you consume elevates your risk of developing tooth decay, which can break down your teeth. While not all bad in moderation, when eaten in excess, candy can lead…
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What to Do When Your Child Has a Loose Tooth

November 4, 2021

When your child loses a tooth for the first time, you both have a lot to look forward to. Sharing in the “I’m a big kid!” excitement. Tales of the Tooth Fairy or other traditions to mark the occasion. Seeing the start of a beautiful grown-up smile. But before that baby tooth wiggles all the…
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Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches or abscesses

November 3, 2021

Dental problems do not always wait for normal office hours. Broken fillings or damaged teeth are common reasons for emergency treatment. Toothaches and abscesses can also require prompt attention. Dr. Doron Kochman can provide you with the information and treatment you need to prevent the problem from becoming worse. Emergency dental care is only a…
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Halloween: Sweet candy and scary costumes!

October 27, 2021

Halloween is an annual event celebrated by both children and adults every October 31. Some scholars claim that it originates from the celebration of Celtic festivals that honored the dead and harvest season. This day marks the end of summer, and the transition to cold winter months ahead. No matter what the origin may be,…
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Periodontal Disease in Adolescents

October 20, 2021

Dr. Doron Kochman and our team at Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry know that periodontal disease isn’t something exclusive to adults. It can affect adolescents as well. Gingivitis, which is a milder form of periodontitis, is a form of periodontal disease, and a warning that more serious problems may arise. Untreated gingivitis can develop into full-blown periodontitis….
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