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How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Babies

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Babies

Protecting baby teeth is vital since if they are lost too early, other teeth may move. When this occurs, there may not be enough room for the adult teeth to come in. When tooth decay occurs at a young age, treatment can be expensive, your child can experience pain, and it can lead to a life-threatening infection. Childhood caries, or…

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Taking Care of Braces
Taking Care of Braces

Having braces can make taking care of your teeth a little harder. Not only do you have to continue to brush and floss, but you have to do so in a way that prevents your braces from getting damaged. Your New York, NY orthodontist can give you plenty of advice on taking care of your teeth and your braces, but…

How to Keep Tooth Enamel Strong
How to Keep Tooth Enamel Strong

The enamel, which is the surface of your teeth, helps protect them from decay. Although the barrier can wear down over time, Dr. Shiva Basir says it is vital to keep the enamel strong. There are a few ways you can ensure your tooth enamel remains a strong protective layer for your teeth. Watch what you eat Sugary foods and…

Concerned About White Marks on Your Teeth?
Concerned About White Marks on Your Teeth?

Do you have white marks on your teeth? It is important to know that these can be prevented through good oral hygiene, diet, and regular visits to your dental provider. Here are four tips to help you prevent white marks from showing up on your teeth. Four Tips to Prevent White Marks on Your Teeth Brush frequently and thoroughly, as…

Using Sealants to Protect Children’s Teeth
Using Sealants to Protect Children’s Teeth

Many children lack proper brushing technique, so Dr. Basir recommends the use of dental sealants as an important safeguard against cavities in areas that are particularly prone to them. Here are some things that our Upper East Side Kids Dentist team would like to pass on to you about dental sealants. How Sealants Work On molars and other teeth where…