Back-to-school dental exams are required in some instances and are highly recommended for all. Back-to-school dental exams are mandated by some school districts. It’s hardly surprising when you stop to consider all of the alarming research out there about chronic dental disease in school-age children. Chronic dental disease, including tooth decay and caries (cavities), account for over 51 million school hours missed each year.
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.