Pediatric Dentist

Blog

Top Five Dental Myths

August 11, 2022

Sometimes the line between fact and fiction is easily blurred. This is certainly the case when it comes to dentistry, where myths and misconceptions abound. In a bid to put an end to health hoaxes, here are five dental myths to chew over. Sugar Is the Number One Culprit of Tooth Decay Sugar will rot…
Continue Reading

Providing the Right Dental Care for your Children

August 10, 2022

You already know that Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry recommends 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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading

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…
Continue Reading