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Brushing: Before or after breakfast?

May 20, 2021

In a perfect world, we would all jump out of bed ready to greet the day with a big smile and a toothbrush close at hand to clean our teeth immediately. But if you can’t even find your toothbrush before you’ve had your first cup of coffee, does it really make a difference if you brush and…
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What should I use to clean my baby’s teeth?

May 19, 2021

You might think babies don’t need to brush their teeth, especially when they don’t have any. But by starting good habits like brushing when your child is young, you can lay the foundation for them to continue those good habits into adulthood. When do I start? The best time to start brushing your baby’s teeth…
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Dental X-rays and Your Child

May 6, 2021

We’re parents, so we worry. It comes with the job description! That’s why we make sure our children use toothbrushes with soft bristles and apply just the right amount of fluoride toothpaste. That’s why we make regular appointments with their dentists for preventive care and examinations. And that’s why we want to know all about…
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Wishing all our moms a happy Mother’s Day!

May 5, 2021

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” – Robert Browning We would like to take this moment to thank all the great moms out there for being so great during their child’s visits to Pittsford Pediatric Dentistry. Whether it’s driving their kids to regularly scheduled appointments or for “being there” while their child is treatment,…
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What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?

April 28, 2021

Dr. Doron Kochman and our team know that as a parent, you want your child to be as healthy as possible. By now, you probably know that your son or daughter’s oral health plays a huge role in overall health. When there are so many toothpaste ads and different styles of brush to choose from,…
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Smile! It’s Time for Arts & Crafts!

April 22, 2021

If you have a child who loves arts and crafts, try some of these creative projects with a dental twist. One of these activities is sure to give your child something to smile about! Toothbrush Art Why throw away that used toothbrush when you can help your young child make art with it? Give it…
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Make Every Day Earth Day

April 21, 2021

Earth Day began in 1970 as an event to raise awareness of our environment. What began as a single day in April is now recognized around the world to bring attention and education to global environmental issues. Conserving our natural resources, reducing water and air pollution, and developing green technologies are all ways in which…
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Navigating the World of Dental Insurance Terminology

April 14, 2021

Unless you work for an insurance company, you probably do not spend a lot of your time studying all the terminology that dental insurance companies use to describe the treatments and services they cover. If it seems pretty confusing, here are some of the most commonly used dental insurance terms and what they mean. A…
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