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In this blog, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatments for canker sores in kids. We will also provide some tips on how to prevent them from occurring in the first place.

In this blog, we talk about tonsil stones, those white things on your tonsils! We will explain why they form and what you can do to prevent them.

In this blog, we will talk about the benefits of pediatric sedation dentistry. We will explain situations where it is used, and what options are available at Big Apple Pediatric Dentistry.

In this blog, we'll discuss what enlarged tonsils are, why they occur in children, and how they can affect your child's dental health. We'll also provide some tips on how to manage and prevent enlarged tonsils to ensure your child maintains good oral health.

In this blog, we'll explore the reasons why mouth breathing can be harmful, how to identify it, and steps to encourage nasal breathing in children.

What Is an Open Bite?

In this blog, we'll explore the causes and effects of an open bite, highlight the importance of early detection, and discuss the treatment options.

In this blog, we will explore more about this habit and its effects on children, as well as provide some helpful tips for parents to manage this condition.

This final blog in our series aims to give parents the knowledge and tools they need to handle dental emergencies confidently.

In this next blog in the series, we will look further into preventive measures that can be taken to safeguard children's teeth from dental problems.

In this blog post, we will explore the connection between diet and oral health. We will discuss the effects of sugary foods and beverages, and the importance of a balanced diet.

In this first blog of the series, we will discuss some of the most common dental problems kids face and the steps you can take to prevent them.

In our final post of the series, we’ll walk you through what to expect after a frenectomy and some essential steps to support a smooth recovery.

We will guide you through treatment options to address these cheek, lip, and tongue ties. By the end of the post, you will have all the information you need to make an informed decision about your child's care.

While cheek, lip, and tongue ties can sometimes resolve on their own as a child grows, they can also cause feeding difficulties and speech delays if not addressed.

Tongue, lip, and cheek ties, collectively known as tethered oral tissues (TOTS), are conditions caused by tight connective tissue. 

As a parent, seeing your baby's first tooth come in is an exciting milestone. However, with the arrival of new teeth often comes a lot of questions and uncertainty.

Did you know that it's common for babies to grind their teeth? It's called bruxism, and it can be worrisome for parents when they see or hear their little ones doing it. But don't worry, it's normal!

Why Do Kids Get Silver Teeth?

Silver crowns are stainless steel caps that fit over damaged or decayed teeth. Although not the most attractive option, they offer many advantages for treating decay in kids.