Why Children’s Dentistry Is Important

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Parents always want to keep their children healthy, and that certainly includes their dental health. However, kids tend to be a bit shy when it comes to going to any sort of medical care. Some kids are afraid of the dentist, and this could be because the dentist simply is not very good with kids. It might be a better idea for you to work with a dentist that can put the kids at ease and that makes the visit less stressful. The kids need to enjoy, or at least tolerate, going to the office because children’s dentistry is important.

Fosters Good Habits

If your kids do not like going to the dentist when they are young, you still take them. They might cry and protest, but you are doing what’s right for them. However, once they get older, their fear and dislike of the dentist will be solidified in their mind. As young adults and adults, they may skip their appointments or simply stop going to the dentist altogether. Naturally, this will cause some serious problems with the health of their mouth. Quality children’s dentistry is important because it will get the kids into the habit of going to the dentist, and this will follow them through life.

Catch Problems Early

Another reason children’s dentistry is important is because it helps your dentist catch any potential issues as early as possible. If the kids have issues with their teeth or if they may need braces in the future or if they have a crooked bite, you can learn about it early. This will give you time to determine the best method of treatment.

Contact Our Children’s Dentist Today

Those who are looking for a great children’s dentist in the Upper East Side of Manhattan will want to get in touch with us at Schlesinger, DDS today. You can give us a call at 212-517-4660 or visit our contact page.

Dr. William Schlesinger

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225 East 70th Street
Suite 1E
New York, NY 10021
Phone (212) 517-5940
Business Hours

Monday: 8am-6pm
Tuesday: 8am-6pm
Wednesday: Emergencies Only
Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-6pm
Saturday: 8am-12pm
Sunday: Closed

Meet the Doctor

In 1998 Dr. Schlesinger opened his own practice within Eastside Professional Associates, establishing roots on the upper east side of Manhattan. There he has been able to watch his practice grow every year since its inception. It is Dr. Schlesinger’s goal to provide the highest possible care to his patients. Treating everyone as if it was his health or that of a family member assures the highest standard of care no matter what type or level of treatment is given. It is this “Dedication to Excellence” that separates Dr. Schlesinger apart from the ordinary.

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Patient Testimonials

  • I was always in total panic when going to the dentist but then I met Dr. Schlesinger. He is direct yet patient. He is so amazing skilled at what he does. I know I can trust him to take good care of me and my family.
    Eryka B.
  • Dr Schlesinger is amazing. My mom is elderly with dementia and he was wonderful with her. Dr Schlesinger was able to work on her for about over a hour or so. The staff treated her with dignity.
    Leslie M.