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When Is Emergency Dentistry Necessary?

Knowing when to seek emergency dental care can affect whether a damaged tooth is lost or saved. Find out the circumstances that qualify as dental emergencies and what you can do to help your child until they get the care they need.

Sep 1st, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Extractions

Even if you’ve done your best to help your child maintain healthy teeth and gums, sometimes an extraction is the only way to protect their oral health. Learn why your child may need an extraction and the different ways this procedure is performed.

Aug 10th, 2021
Preparing for Your Child's First Trip to the Dentist

Your child’s first dental visit can be an emotionally charged event, but it doesn’t need to be a negative experience. With some smart preparation, you and your child can get the most out of the appointment and even have fun in the process.

Mar 11th, 2021
Special Needs: Treating Children and Young Adults

If you have a child or young adult you care for with special needs, going to the dentist may be a source of anxiety or fear for them as well as you. Dental cleanings and other services can feel invasive and can lead to sensory overload. It is important...

Apr 14th, 2020
Dental Fear… Where Does it Come From?

Children are not born with a fear of the dentist. Research shows that parents, and other individuals, strongly influence how a child acquires fear. For example, if a parent, grandparent, sibling, or caregiver has had a bad dental experience,...

Jan 20th, 2020
How Professional Fluoride Treatments Can Benefit Your Child

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” What a great motto when it comes to kids dentistry and maintaining a healthy smile! Being a proactive parent can help keep your child’s teeth strong and healthy in...

Nov 8th, 2019
Losing Baby Teeth: What to Expect

Yes, it’s true, most baby teeth are going to fall out eventually. They are replaced by permanent teeth usually between ages 6- 12. Unfortunately, losing baby teeth can be stressful for children and parents. Here is what you can expect when your child...

Oct 11th, 2019
Baby Pacifiers: What You Need to Know

Baby pacifiers can be an important tool for you to navigate through the late nights and difficult realities of life with a newborn. There are so many pacifiers available to choose from at baby stores and online. Some of the pacifiers even have...

Sep 16th, 2019
How a Happy Visit Can Make Young Children More Comfortable

Dentophobia (fear of the dentist) is one of the most common phobias in our society. Many adults already feel some level of anxiety during an appointment, so when it is time to take our children to the dentist, how can we alleviate their fears?

Jul 18th, 2019
10 Reasons to See Dr. Jeff Instead of Going to a Dental Clinic

Dental clinics and large group practices come in a few forms. Some are corporate chains, while others are big group practices with many different dentists seeing your child. While most dentists who work in large practices are dedicated to their work,...

Jul 2nd, 2019
3 Reasons Children Need a Dental Checkup Before Summer Camp

As school ends and thoughts turn to plans for summer camp, now is an excellent time for all children to receive a dental checkup. Regular dental checkups are crucial for children as well as adults, as they allow us to catch small problems before they...

Jun 3rd, 2019
Dr. Ginsberg Receives Hudson Valley Parent Award

The staff at Jeffrey Ginsberg, DMD Pediatric Dentistry is thrilled to announced that Dr. Jeff was recently named a Favorite Doc by Hudson Valley Parent magazine! The award was given due to his remarkable commitment to exceeding expectations for each...

Feb 1st, 2019
What to Expect at Your Child’s First Dental Visit

If your child’s first dental visit is coming up, it is normal to be nervous, especially if you are not quite comfortable with dentists yourself. Yet the first visit is a wonderful time to build relationships and positive associations that will...

Jan 16th, 2019