Children’s oral health, the cost of complacency. Few things are more adorable than a baby’s first smile. Yet, adults often overlook the fact that those baby teeth serve an important role as placeholders for when the adult teeth come in. The oral health habits that are started in childhood are also the ones that stick as children mature into adults. Children need oral health care early in their life to prevent future problems and to establish a relationship with their dentist.
Dr Engel holds a speciality license in pediatric dentistry from New Jersey and New York. He also has attained sedation certification, which allows for in-office oral sedation options, and he’s on staff at Hackensack University Medical Center. As an attending pediatric dentist at HUMC, Dr Engel retains operating room privileges, allowing for an array of treatment modalities and anaesthesia options.