Pediatric Dentist

Blog

April is National Facial Protection Month

April 7, 2022

The Importance of Facial Protection Americans from all walks of life should mark April as National Facial Protection Month on their calendars. The American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy for Sports Dentistry, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons have combined forces to sponsor this annual campaign, which aims…
Continue Reading

How do I handle my child’s dental emergency?

April 6, 2022

With children undergoing developmental dental changes and engaging in rough-and-tumble activities, dental emergencies can sometimes arise. If your child knocks out a tooth or experiences any type of oral discomfort, call Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry right away so we can provide you with a quick assessment and pain-free treatment. Before an emergency occurs, it’s a good…
Continue Reading

Should You Be Concerned about Your Child’s Bad Breath?

March 23, 2022

The short answer to this question? Yes. Because your child’s breath is a reflection of his or her oral health, you should talk to Dr. Doron Kochman if you notice any unpleasant changes. While better dental hygiene is usually the answer for young children, bad breath can also be a symptom of more serious problems….
Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day: Celtic pride, green shamrocks, and lucky charms!

March 16, 2022

“St. Patrick’s Day is an enchanted time — a day to begin transforming winter’s dreams into summer’s magic.” Adrienne Cook Lucky green shamrocks, leprechauns, and pots of gold – it must be St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re not Irish, how do you go about celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? It’s easy: You just put on one…
Continue Reading

March is National Nutrition Month!

March 10, 2022

While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into our bodies. The Academy has designated the month of March for focusing the public’s awareness on what they eat. What Not to Eat The academy…
Continue Reading

Brushing Tips for Kids

March 9, 2022

You’re all set for your happy morning and nighttime ritual. You’ve provided your son with his favorite action hero toothbrush and your daughter with her favorite flavored toothpaste. You’ve gotten them into the healthy habit of two minutes of brushing twice each day. You’ve introduced them to flossing. You have favorite brushing songs! Stickers! Gold…
Continue Reading

March is National Nutrition Month!

March 2, 2022

While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into our bodies. The Academy has designated the month of March for focusing the public’s awareness on what they eat. What Not to Eat The academy…
Continue Reading

The Root of the Matter

February 24, 2022

A strong, healthy smile is built on a strong, healthy foundation. Let’s take a moment to explore just what creates that foundation—your roots. The Root of the Matter The visible part of your tooth is called the crown. And while we spent the great majority of our time thinking about what goes on above the…
Continue Reading

Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

February 23, 2022

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including strep and staph, are harmful, while other bacteria are essential for the balance of intestinal flora. The healthier your mouth is, the less likely it…
Continue Reading