Posts Tagged ‘baby teeth’

1-800-DENTIST Dentist Dr. Yelena Simkha Treats Decayed Baby Teeth

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Top Dentist ManhattanVisiting Midtown Manhattan dentist Dr. Yelena Simkha is the best way to ensure that your child has good oral hygiene and dental hygiene. Children can develop many dental and oral ailments that will harm their dental health and oral health. If you are concerned that your child might have dental health problems, visit Midtown Manhattan dentist Dr. Yelena Simkha at her Midtown Manhattan dental office.

If your child has missing or decayed baby teeth, you should 1-800-DENTIST choice dentist Dr. Yelena Simkha. Besides being bad for overall dental health and oral health, decayed or missing baby teeth can cause permanent teeth to be misaligned.

Misaligned teeth can cause difficulty chewing, and can lead to further oral health problems. Misaligned teeth  can prevent your child from maintaining good oral hygiene and dental hygiene. Poor dental hygiene can lead to further tooth decay. If your child has decayed or missing baby teeth, you should visit 1-800-DENTIST choice dentist Dr. Yelena Simkha at her Midtown Manhattan dental office. Midtown Manhattan dentist Dr. Yelena Simkha can help to treat missing or decayed baby teeth and prevent misaligned teeth.

If you are interesting in having a wonderful smile and keeping your teeth healthy, you should make a dental appointment with Dr. Simkha.  Call Prestige Dental today at (212) 683-4330.  To get more dental tips and to find out how to keep your teethlooking great, be sure to check the Dental 5 Star blog regularly.  If you would like to have that great smile that you’ve always dreamed of, call Dr. Simkha at Prestige Dental or visit us online at http://dental5star.com to find out more information about Invisaligndental veneers and many other dental procedures that can help give you that winning smile!

Pediatric Dentistry: When Should a Child First Visit the Dentist?

Thursday, October 7th, 2010
Pediatric Dental Visit

Do you know when children’s teeth begin to form?  Would you believe that children’s teeth actually start forming before birth?  The first primary teeth, also known as baby teeth start to show themselves at 4 months of age. 

Keeping that in mind, when is the best time to take your child for the first visit to the dentist?  The best time to make you child’s first dental appointment is as soon as the first tooth appears.

It is also a good idea to begin brushing your child’s teeth daily in order to establish a routine of good oral hygiene.  At the latest, children should visit the dentist by the time that they reach their first birthday.

It is important that your child has a good experience at the dentist office.  The first relationship that your child has with a dentist and the whole dental process is sure to leave a lasting impression.

To prepare for your child’s first dental visit, it is a good idea to explain what the dentist will do.  It is also a good idea to read your child a book about a trip to the dentist.

It may be a good idea for you to role play about what the visit to the dentist will be like.  It may also be a good idea for the parent to sit in the dental chair and have the child sit on the parent’s lap for the duration of the dental visit.

It is also a good idea to take younger children along for an older sibling’s dental visits.  This will help to get them more familiar with and better prepare them for visits to the dentist office

At a child’s first dental visit, our dental professionals will examine your child’s mouth for early signs of tooth decay and other potential dental problems. Dr. Simkha will give you advice on helping your child grow up cavity-free. After the first dental visit, it is important that your child sees the dentist regularly.

Men, women and children who would like to make a dental appointment with Dr. Simkha can do so by calling Prestige Dental today at (212) 683-4330.  To get more dental tips and to find out how to keep your teeth looking great, be sure to check the Dental 5 Star blog regularly.  If you would like to have that great smile that you’ve always dreamed of, call Dr. Simkha at Prestige Dental or visit us online at http://dental5star.com to find out more information about Invisalign, dental veneers and many other dental procedures that can help give you that winning smile!

Dental 5 Star & Dentist Yelena Simkha Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month October 2010

Friday, October 1st, 2010
Good Oral Hygiene Midtown Manhattan Dentist

October is National Dental Hygiene MonthDental 5 Star, conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan offers several dental hygiene tips to help promote good oral hygiene habits.

• It is important to brush your teeth a minimum of twice each day for 2-3 minutes. It is especially effective to be sure to brush the outer and inner surfaces and the chewing surfaces of each tooth.

•Children should be encouraged to brush their teeth regularly by making brushing your  teeth a family activity.

•Adults and children should floss their teeth each day to remove plaque from between teeth.

•It is essential to practice healthy eating habits and to eat a healthy diet, rich in fruits and vegetables.  Foods with high sugar content should be avoided.  Apples and carrots are among the foods that help to prevent tooth decay.

•Be sure to visit the dentist regularly. Children should make their first dental appointment within 6 months of getting their first tooth.

•Be sure to check with the dentist as to what toothpaste family members should use. Adult toothpaste are not appropriate for children.  There are different kinds toothpastes that appropriate for children of all ages.

The importance of regular dental visits cannot be emphasized enough.  It is very important for adults and children to see a dentist regularly.  Dentists not only take care of your teeth, but more importantly they are also trained to notice signs of other medical problems.

There are several studies that link oral health with serious medical conditions such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes.  By educating parents and children about good oral hygiene, dentists can help to prevent serious health issues.

To get more dental tips and to find out how to keep your teeth looking great, be sure to check the Dental 5 Star blog regularly.  If you would like to have that great smile that you’ve always dreamed of, call Dr. Simkha at Prestige Dental today (212) 683-4330  or visit us online at http://dental5star.com to find out more information about Invisalign, dental veneers and many other dental procedures that can help give you that winning smile!