Blog Archive

Thank you to everyone who brought us candy! Nov 18th, 2021

We're done with our candy collection! We got 1500+ pounds of candy! All of it is donated to local first responders or shipped to our troops overseas via Operation Gratitude. For our school contests, Rye Neck Elementary was the winner, Osborn 2nd place, Milton 3rd place, and Ridgeway 4th place....

2021 Halloween Candy Buy Back Oct 28th, 2021

Our great Halloween candy buy back is on! Bring us your leftover unopened Halloween candy and we will pay you $1/pound up to $5. All the candy we get will be donated to Operation Gratitude - to our troops overseas and our local first responders!

Is Nitrous Oxide safe for my child to use during a dental visit? Apr 26th, 2021

Is Nitrous Oxide Safe for my child to use during a dental visit? The bottom line is that dental sedation, especially with nitrous oxide, is incredibly safe, even for children. Most dentists offer nitrous oxide as a treatment option for gentle sedation. It can help calm and relax your child,...

Does my child really benefit from the Fluoride treatment at the dentist? Dec 11th, 2020

Here’s a excerpt we found in an article published about the efficacy of the fluoride treatment we apply at your child’s check-up visit… Using fluoride to prevent dental caries in children December 8, 2020 Miranda Hester Dental caries are a common chronic childhood disease and fluoride is a key way...

If you're traveling to these states, call your dentist first! Jul 10th, 2020

If you're traveling to these states, call your dentist first! In an attempt to keep the incidence of COVID exposure down in our community, all dental practices should be following the travel advisory announced by Gov Cuomo requiring that individuals travelling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19, quarantine for...

Going to the dentist soon? May 19th, 2020

Here’s the New Dental Norm… As you know, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live our lives forever. Things that we previously took for granted are no longer a viable option for us. Gathering in the park, hugging a friend, sharing a meal out, all changed. The pandemic...

Mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic Apr 19th, 2020

What NOT to do while wearing a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic   As a pediatric dentist, I am familiar with wearing a mask. Our governor has mandated that we wear a mask when out in public when the ability to maintain our social distance is challenged. I agree with...

What to Know About Sealants Sep 20th, 2019

Although tooth decay is largely preventable, it remains the most common chronic disease of children aged 6 to 11 years (21%), and adolescents aged 12 to 19 years (58%), based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) report of 2011-2012, even more common than asthma! The...

Rye Derby and Healthy Kids Day 2019 - YMCA Apr 25th, 2019

Join us at the Rye Derby & Healthy Kids Day 2019! Sunday, April 28th 10:30am-1pm Come find us at our table for fun games and giveaways! Rye YMCA: 21 Locust Ave, Rye, NY 10583

Operation Gratitude - Halloween Candy Buy Back! Mar 12th, 2019

Just wanted to announce to everyone that once again, our Halloween candy buy back was a huge success! We received well over 1000+ lbs of candy and shipped it all to our troops overseas! Also our school candy contest winners: Osborn was first place and a $100 donation was made...

Graham Clarke at RyeSmiles Pediatric Dentistry Feb 8th, 2019

So, we had the pleasure of having Graham Clarke totally rock out at our office on 1/30 so we have asked him to come back once a month! Please mark your calendars for the first half of 2019. Thurs 2/28 @1pm Wed 3/27 @10am Wed 4/24 @10am Wed 5/29 @10am...

RyeSmiles Pediatric Dentistry Presents Graham Clarke! Jan 18th, 2019

RyeSmiles is excited to announce that we will be having a special guest performing at our office. GRAHAM CLARKE!! This is a free program open to EVERYONE! All are welcome to join us! Please feel free to tell your friends and family! Thank you! See you soon!A bit about our...

RyeSmiles Pediatric Dentistry Coat Drive! Jan 18th, 2019

We’re collecting coats to donate to families in need! Please see our flyer for more details!  

Halloween Candy Buy Back and Operation Gratitude Oct 30th, 2018

Get rid of your Halloween candy! For the month of November, we have a candy buy back program. We will pay you $1/pound for your Halloween candy. It goes towards a great cause and gets donated to the troops overseas via Operation Gratitude. Click the source link below to read...

Great tips for all that Halloween candy!! Oct 22nd, 2018

Great tips for all that Halloween candy!! https://youtu.be/uBhTm1qPmQY

Pre-Halloween Celebration Oct 16th, 2018

No tricks, just healthy treats! Captain America and Princess Elsa will be here to teach your kids about healthy snacks and how to choose your Halloween treats wisely. Face painting for kids and donuts & coffee for parents! Come in costume and take a tour of our office! Tuesday, October...

Dental trauma in children Sep 27th, 2018

Here’s a quick little guide to help you through those initial minutes when your child walks up to you with a dental injury: Knocked Out Tooth  For a Baby Tooth Control any bleeding by applying pressure to the area. Try to locate the tooth and call the dentist immediately. Do...

Back to school Sep 10th, 2018

Don't let your child's busy school schedule throw off their routine dental check-ups. Our office is open 5-6 days a week and typically open when most schools close in observance of some holidays. Let us help maintain your child;s oral health when it's convenient for you!  The American Academy of...

Welcome to our new website! Jul 11th, 2018

Our updated site allows easy navigation through the pages, revealing vital information about our office, staff and mission statement.  Here you will find blogs on pertinent topics concerning the dental care of your child, from toddler to teen!  Check back often for our latest blog!