Habitat for Humanity Project

Our team is passionate about volunteering and helping others.  We are involved with several charitable dental and non-dental organizations and we participate in many special outreach events and projects each year. Earlier this month, all of the Metropolitan Pediatric Dental doctors and staff came together to volunteer our time for Habitat for Humanity. We were split into several teams and made…

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Dr Nickman named Vice President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Nickman has been named Vice President of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) is the membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. Their 9,500 members work in private offices, clinics and hospital settings and serve as primary care providers for millions of infants, children, adolescents and…

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A Dental Guide for Parents of Children who have Autism

  Join the Autism Society and Metropolitan Pediatric Dental in celebration for National Autism Awareness Month! National Autism Awareness Month represents an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance, and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year. Our dentists and dental team members are experienced with child behavior and development. Kids…

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Tooth Tips for Parents & Educators

Did you know…. TOOTH DECAY IS THE NUMBER ONE CHRONIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE AMONG CHILDREN IN THE U.S.? Many parents are surprised to learn that tooth decay can begin as early as age 1. Children with tooth decay are far more likely to develop immediate and long term oral health issues, including pain, infections, difficulty speaking,…

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