Practicing proper dental hygiene helps create a beautiful, bright, healthy smile. In addition to regular brushing, there are a few simple actions you can take to better protect your pearly whites. By following our dental hygiene tips, you and your children are likely to spend less time in the dentist’s chair. Continue Reading Beyond Brushing: Dental Hygiene Tips for Your Family
From rumor-spreading to physical threats, more than half of all children in America admit to having been the target of cyberbullying. Although the harassment typically happens online and out-of-sight, parents are not powerless. Learn how to help your children stay safe online with these cyberbullying prevention strategies. Continue Reading Cyberbullying Prevention: What Parents can do to Help
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted how dental care can be safely delivered in the short-term and will likely stimulate permanent changes in dental safety precautions and protocols. The question of “what are we doing differently than before” comes to mind. To best answer this question and improve your peace of mind, we would like to advise that we dental professionals are very familiar with occupational health issues and the corresponding risks assessments in order to reduce the risk of exposure during COVID-19. Continue Reading Our COVID-19 Dental Safety Precautions and Protocols
Diabetes is a common health condition that now affects more than eight percent of Nassau County adults. However, diabetes is a highly treatable disease — developed by both adults and children — that can be successfully managed through medical treatment and living a healthy lifestyle. To help your family stay healthy and happy, learn some valuable diabetes information. Continue Reading Vital Diabetes Information for Nassau County Adults and Children
Keeping a child’s gums and growing baby teeth healthy is extremely important and should not be overlooked. Baby teeth, though they eventually fall out, serve many purposes such as assisting children in chewing food, speaking clearly, and of course holding the spaces for their future adult teeth. By beginning to take good care of teeth at an early age, you will help your child develop a healthy smile for life! Continue Reading Did You Know that a Healthy Smile Begins at Birth?
Every September, the mental health community comes together to shine a spotlight on suicide, which is now the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. The message of National Suicide Prevention Month is that this major health concern is preventable if you know the warning signs and recommended actions to take. Learn what you can do to help a loved one get through a difficult time. Continue Reading Suicide Prevention Month: Actions to Take to Help Others