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Although children eventually lose their baby teeth, it’s a healthy habit to start early on. Making brushing and flossing a part of their morning and bedtime routine will help them gain independence once they learn how to do it on their own and help ensure that their incoming adult teeth will get a jump start on […]

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Crooked teeth are a common problem for many children. It might be a lack of space that causes crowding in the mouth, but it could also be too much space. Your New York dentist recommends an orthodontic assessment around the age of seven or eight to correct dental problems early. Does Space Matter With Baby […]

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Sedation is not something only for adults, and can be a way for your child to go through a procedure comfortably, safely, and painlessly. Children who require some kind of dental procedure must sometimes be sedated or anesthetized, so that there is no movement during the operation, or simply because they have excessive fear of […]

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Tonsils and adenoids play an important role in maintaining good oral health. The tonsils are found in the back of the throat. The adenoids are found in the back of nose above the soft palate. Both the tonsils and adenoids remove bacteria from the mouth when you breathe in. Because they fight infections, the tonsils […]

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Most of us have heard of wisdom teeth, the teeth that get their namesake because they appear long after your permanent teeth have grown in. This is usually during your late teens and early twenties.These teeth are usually removed because they serve no real purpose. Many times, they fail to erupt, becoming liabilities for infections […]

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Children benefit from orthodontic treatment when they have a “bad bite.” Their teeth might be crowded or crooked, or the jaws might be misaligned. Your New York dentist might recommend braces to correct the problem, which results in a beautiful smile and healthier mouth. An abnormal bite can contribute to many dental problems, including; Tooth […]

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Impacted teeth are a somewhat common occurrence for children’s teeth and gums as their teeth grow in. If not corrected in time, they can escalate to dental health complications such as infections, or bite misalignment. Fortunately, the team at Upper East Side Kids Dentist can help correct them and keep your child smiling. Teeth and […]

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Parents – You’re In Luck! If you as a parent are struggling to create a healthy brushing habit with your children, our own Dr. Shiva Basir at Upper East Side Kids Dentist has some tips for you! Set the example. Let’s face it: Kids copy what they see. Make the habit by brushing along side […]

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Through a new initiative called the Brush, Book, Bed program, the American Academy of Pediatrics urges parents and guardians to inculcate in their children the habit of brushing their teeth, develop a reading culture and establish a regular bedtime routine. The program is aimed at ensuring your child reap the benefits that come with a […]

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Obstructive sleep apnea is one among a myriad of breathing-related sleep disorders. According to Dr. Basir of Upper East Side Kids Dentist in Manhattan, NY, obstructive sleep apnea in children occurs when airways muscle relax and collapse while your child is asleep. This results in obstructive breathing, which can limit the amount of restorative sleep […]

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