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Baby Teeth and Cavities

August 3, 2022

We know how frustrating it can be to discover your child has one or more cavities when you come to visit Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry. There are several ways to prevent baby teeth from forming cavities due to decay. Not to worry: If your child does develop a cavity on a baby tooth, Dr. Doron Kochman…
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The Best Snacks for a Healthy Smile

July 27, 2022

One of the most frequent questions that Dr. Doron Kochman and our team hear is about what kinds of snacks are best for a child’s dental health. Sugary snacks are inevitable sometimes, but it’s vital for you as a parent to monitor how frequently your child is eating the kinds of snacks that may give…
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Thumb Sucking

July 20, 2022

Learning to suck their thumbs is one of the first physical skills babies acquire. In fact, ultrasound images have revealed babies sucking their thumbs in the womb! Babies have a natural sucking reflex, and this activity is a normal way for your baby to soothe herself. If your toddler still turns to her thumb for…
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What should I do if my child has a toothache?

July 14, 2022

Toothaches in children can be tricky ordeals that cause distress for both the child and the parent. You may feel helpless and frustrated because you cannot pinpoint the location of the pain. It is so hard to see your little one experience discomfort and feel like there is nothing you can do about it. But…
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Nutrition Tips for Healthy Kids’ Smiles

July 13, 2022

The grown-ups in your life want you to have a healthy, happy smile. That’s why they help you brush and floss, and make sure you come see Dr. Doron Kochman for checkups and cleanings. Did you ever wonder if there are other ways you can help build a beautiful smile? There are! And one of…
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Summer Sports and Mouthguards

July 6, 2022

School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other equipment you’ve collected over the school year (that’s where that other shoe went!), be sure to keep one item handy: your mouthguard. Team and contact…
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Happy Fourth of July

June 29, 2022

Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July. There are countless ways that people celebrate and they range from community parades and large scale gatherings to concerts, fireworks displays, and smaller scale celebrations among family and friends. For some people, July 4th…
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Top Five Things to Keep Your Dentist Smiling

June 22, 2022

Come say hello twice a year. The American Dental Association says two times is the charm. Multiple visits a year lets us keep an eye out for any developing issues. It’s important to remember that this goes for the whole family. Children over one year old should be seeing Dr. Doron Kochman! Stay fresh. At…
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Smile! June marks National Smile Month!

June 16, 2022

Can you believe it’s already June? Today, our team thought we’d let you know that June is National Smile Month, so it’s a good time to remind all our young patients to practice proper oral hygiene between their visits to our office! Below are a few simple steps your child can take to improve his…
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June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!

June 1, 2022

The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, and almost three out of five children aged 12 to 19 have tooth decay. Since June is National Smile Month, Dr. Doron Kochman and our…
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