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Just What Is Plaque?

December 1, 2022

When you were younger, and you brushed your teeth without any help for the first time, it was a big step. It meant you’d learned the right way to brush to keep your teeth and gums healthy. But why does brushing help keep you healthy? Let’s talk about plaque! What Is Plaque? Plaque rhymes with…
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Dental Emergencies while Traveling

November 30, 2022

You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our Pittsford office to make sure you catch any potential problems, have finished any major work, and have an up-to-date chart. But things don’t always go according to even the best of plans. So, what…
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Thanksgiving in North America

November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving marks the start to the holidays; a season filled with feasting, indulging, and spending time with family and friends are always special. Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for giving thanks, and while this may seem like such a natural celebration, the United States is only one of a handful of countries to officially celebrate…
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How do you accommodate a child with special needs?

November 17, 2022

Providing dental care for patients with special needs can be a challenge at times, both for the dentist and the family of the individual. Fortunately, Dr. Doron Kochman and our team at Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry have the experience needed to provide optimal care for your special-needs child. Here are just a few of the ways…
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Shark Teeth

November 10, 2022

It seems like sharks are everywhere these days—on land, sea, and air(waves). A halftime show meme gone viral. A week of summer TV devoted to our favorite apex predators. And who doesn’t have “Baby Shark” playing in their heads all day once they’ve heard it? But are we jumping the shark to discuss this topic…
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Is a Crown Necessary for My Child’s Baby Tooth?

November 2, 2022

Part of the charm of your child’s smile is those delicate, diminutive baby teeth. We enjoy those smiles while we can, because soon enough, primary teeth make way for the adult teeth that will last your child a lifetime. So you might be surprised if Dr. Doron Kochman and our team recommend a crown for…
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The Intriguing History of Halloween

October 26, 2022

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Doron Kochman wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is familiar to most people today bears little resemblance to the original Halloween; back in the “old days” it wasn’t even called Halloween! Festival of…
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The Safety of Dental X-Rays

October 19, 2022

An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to avoid dental X-rays, but you may want to hold off on that quick judgment. As with any treatment we offer at Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry, education…
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How safe are dental X-rays?

October 12, 2022

Dr. Doron Kochman and our staff rely on digital X-rays to help us diagnose oral conditions and process images at incredibly high speeds. You can also view digital X-rays in real time while we examine your mouth with an intraoral camera and upload the images to a software program. A chairside computer monitor lets you…
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