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Family & Pediatric Dentistry

Adult & Pediatric Dental Checkups Specialist

Catching disease and decay in their early stages is the key to better oral health. 209 NYC Dental in Midtown East offers adult and pediatric dental checkups to help ensure our  New York City patients have optimal oral health at every age. “A stitch in time saves nine”, we foster prevention of disease by offering biannual exams and cleanings, detailed home care and diet instructions. We look at the total person, medical health histories, stress levels and exercise routine. We want all our patients to be healthy and happy.

Family Dentist in NYC

What happens during a family dental checkup?

At 209 NYC Dental, we offer both adult and pediatric patients the most comprehensive dental checkups to help ensure any oral health issues,  no matter how minor, is caught in its earliest and most treatable stages. Both adult and pediatric checkups begin with a medical history to look for any issues that could increase the risk of dental diseases, including diabetes, which can actually increase the risks for both tooth decay and gum disease. Patients also will be asked about any symptoms or problems they’ve been experiencing. The checkup will begin with a visual examination of the teeth and gums, followed by a cleaning and possibly dental x-rays. Next, each tooth will be carefully evaluated for signs of decay and your gums will be examined for gum disease. An oral cancer screening will also be performed. Then, you’ll learn about any problems you’re facing as well as your treatment options, and of course, you’ll have plenty of time to ask questions. Finally, you will be instructed as to how to brush, what toothbrush, what rinse and what floss. Will go over diet, exercise and the elimination of unwanted habits such as smoking and excessive drinking.

How often should I see the dentist? How about my child?

The American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommend both adults and children visit the dentist every six months to have dental checkups and routine cleanings.

What can I do between six-month checkups to help my teeth and gums stay healthy?

Between visits, be sure to brush and floss regularly using the techniques recommended by the hygienist during your cleaning. Try to limit sugary snacks and drinks since oral bacteria thrive on sugars. Use a mouthguard if your play sports and a night guard if you grind your teeth during sleep. Don’t use your teeth as prying tools, and avoid chewing on ice and hard candy, which can crack or chip teeth and damage restorations. Always remember to smile.



What Our Patients Are Saying

With over 1000 reviews from all over the web with an average rating of 4.9 we are proud to be in the Manhattan Dental Elite.

This is a wonderful dental office with very professional and friendly staff and up to date technology. They took me at a very short notice when I needed emergency dental work, they were so nice and accommodating. The office itself is bright and modern, all staff are welcoming! All doctors are absolutely fantastic! The best part is that they have all Dental specialists at that office, so they’ll be able to help you with any dental issue without you leaving the office. I highly recommend 209 NYC Dental!
Masha K

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This is the first dental practice I look forward to going to. The front desk staff, hygienists and dentists are some of the friendliest and best in Manhattan. I always look forward to my teeth cleanings and if I need work done, I know I'm in great care. Also, Dr. Ahh did my Invisalign and I've never been more proud to smile!
Erin S.

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Oxanna is the absolute best hands down best cleaning ever!!! Dr Wang and Laura are simply amazing! I would never go anywhere else this place is top-of-the-line
Melissa P.

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I've been going to 209 dental for years. I now live in Long Island and still make the trip out for my appointments. Dr's Ahn and Kafko are very caring individuals. Best dental experience ever!
Anna G.

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The best experience at the dental office. Extremely professional.
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