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Periodontal Disease – You Might Have it and Not Even Know It
The majority of people have some level of periodontal disease. A milder form of gum disease is called gingivitis and as it becomes more serious it becomes periodontitis. Most people don’t even know that they have it and go on with their lives while the condition gets worse and worse. And, even if someone is aware that they...
Kids Teeth Flossing: 5 Top Parents Questions
The short answer to this question is yes, although here at the Eco Dental we are all too well aware that kids teeth flossing is not a favorite activity for children or adults for that matter. We do find some parents are quite surprised to find out very young children should be flossing regularly. As...
Tongue Tie Treatment – Pediatric Dentistry Brooklyn
The correct name for tongue-tie is ankyloglossia and this is a condition that is present from birth and it affects a child’s ability to move their tongue freely because the range of motion is restricted. If a child has tongue tie then they will normally have a thick band of tissue that is attached from...
Dental Braces Worth the Effort
Are you considering having dental braces? If so you might be wondering if they are really worth all the effort. Adult orthodontics ( see also: child orthodontics ) is becoming increasingly common and braces are no longer just for children and teenagers. Here at the Eco Dental we can provide you with a number of different dental braces options...
Top Questions About Early Orthodontic Evaluation
Do you have a young child aged six or seven? Are their teeth perfectly arranged or is it possible they could benefit from orthodontic treatment? A child can have an early orthodontic evaluation as soon as age six or seven and this can be enormously beneficial. By this stage one of our excellent pediatric dentists in...
Thumb Sucking: Break the Unhealthy Dental Habit
Do you have a young child who sucks their thumb of finger? This is one of the most common questions we address at Eco Pediatrics. It is a perfectly natural reflex in very young children and can help make them feel safe and comfortable. Whenever a child feels stressed or experiences any negative emotions, then they may...
Smile Makeover- a Fabulous Smile That All Will Envy
Cosmetic dentists in Brooklyn use a comprehensive approach to changing the look of your teeth. The term being used these days is called a smile makeover. What Is a Smile Makeover? It’s a total plan to transform your teeth and gums, so they look their very best. This usually is completed by using several different cosmetic...
Oral Sedation Dentistry for Your Child
Trying to persuade a young child to visit a dentist when they are absolutely terrified is no fun at all. We know that isn’t the case for most young kids visiting our dental practice as we have gone out of our way to design it to be appealing and entertaining for children, with plenty of...
Child’s First Dental Visit: What Can You Expect
A child’s first year is full of special milestones, not least seeing that first tooth erupt. At this stage you’re probably reaching for the camera yet again, but you should also be reaching for the phone to book your child’s first dental visit, if you haven’t done so already. A lot of people think this...
What Is Pulpitis and How It Is Treated?
There are many different reasons why you may develop a painful tooth and may need same day dentistry Brooklyn NY, but one relatively common cause is called pulpitis. This is where the pulp right in the center of your tooth becomes inflamed. Your pulp contains blood vessels, connective tissues and nerves, and is a soft part of...