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Dr. Eyal Simchi

Pediatric Dentistry
Elmwood Park, NJ
male

Locations

Riverfront Pediatric Dentistry

Elmwood Park, NJ

Address

301, Riverfront Blvd, Elmwood Park, NJ
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Eyal Simchi is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist specializing in the oral health care of children and patients with special needs. His practice focuses on prevention and minimally invasive treatments, with his patients health and comfort as the main goal.

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Pediatric Dentistry

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Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

232 Answers
142 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
None needed: Although no treatment is needed for teething, if your child is experiencing pain, baby tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin (with the correct dosing) wil... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: As long as you are feeling up to it there is no reason to restrict activity. If you are vacationing though, make sure to avoid alcohol and tobacco use... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Maybe: I really depends on the situation. As long as the chip only involves the enamel and is not causing discomfort you may not have to have it fixed. If th... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
It could be: It is likely an apthous ulcer which should go away in 7-10 days. If it persists see a dentist for further evaluation. An over the counter topical a... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Temp cement: Most pharmacies carry temporary cements for situations like this. It is important though to get back to the dentist and have the crown evaluated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
See a dentist: Without pictures it is hard to know, as others have said if it is isolated to chips in the front teeth, it's most likely due to grinding. If larger p... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
See: A dentist. The best way to get a definitive diagnosis is by seeing a dentist. An oral surgeon or Oral pathologist would be the best people to ask.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No: Teething is unrelated to allergies.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: Crowns are used on primary teeth if there is significant amount of tooth missing due to decay or fracture. They are also used if the tooth had root ca... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Speak to your md: It is not usually a problem but if you have been on steroids for a while you may need to adjust the dose before more invasive procedures. Speak to you... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: Yes pain can occur after dental treatment. Speak to your dentist if the pain persists.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Dont worry: Probably just a late teether..If your child has no other health problems i would not be concerned...
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
To prevent cavities: Braces can increase your risk of cavities because food and bacteria can adhere to the many surfaces. Keeping teeth clean with braces on is more diffic... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Bonding: Bonding with a white composite material can often close a space between the teeth. Was the space there before the cavity? If the space is wide sometim... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Maybe: Some studies relate grinding to airway issues and being overweight puts you at increased risk for airway issues. So yes being overweight may contribut... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
See below: If your child is experiencing more severe pain, Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) can be used as needed. (follow instructions on box). A chilled teeth... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Prenatal: Folic acid is very important during pregnancy for your baby's development. There are usually no other medications prescribed for a healthy mother with... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Possible: It could interfere depending on what area is needed on the x-ray. Ask your dentist if you are unsure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
General dentist: If the pain is tooth or jaw related, i would see your dentist. They can either treat the problem or refer you to the correct specialist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No : It does not sound like something that would be caused by milk. You should have your child seen by a pediatric dentist to evaluate his teeth and also a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Possible: Thrush is a fungal infection that usually presents with a white coating on the tissues of the mouth (tongue lips inside of cheeks at times) if you don... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Brush already: The official recommendation is to start brushing the gums even before eruption of the first tooth. Brushing at this age will encourage good oral healt... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Nsaids: Such as Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) usually work best for dental pain. See your dentist soon if the pain is persistent.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No: High fever is not typical of teething. Your child may have a virus. Have her seen by a pediatrician for an evaluation.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Thyroid: The thyroid and reproductive organs are generally the important things that we try to shield from radiation. This is especially true in young growing ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Unclear: The question is a little unclear if you are talking about staining from chewing tobacco then yes, a dentist can clean those stains. Chewing tobacco is... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
In my: In my opinion it is very important to use health practitioners that you trust. I would never use a product on my patients if i wouldnt use it on my fa... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
See your MD: I would have her evaluated by her doctor- common illnesses such as strep throat can present with feve, r stomach ach, e and bad breath but it is impor... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Only if not sedated: If some sedative agents or general anesthesia will be used you may have to be without food or drink for up to 8 hours. Discuss pre-operative instruct... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Could be: Your child could be getting a new tooth. Sometimes excessive saliva can be seen in kids who are teething.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
If: If your child is getting cavities no matter what you do, it may be worth asking your md about gerd.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Although: Although many people do not know this, dentists often can offer great treatments for snoring.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Depending : On how superficial the cavity is it can be treated with a filling or in some case air abrasion and a sealant a prr which is a hybrid between a filli... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Make: Let your dentist know as soon as you can. Resin bonded fillings can generally be repaired or added to. Make sure your bite feels even when biting and ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Add: Add xylitol to your daily dental regimen to help prevent cavities.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
It all depends: On the reason behind the loose tooth.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
If: There is enough tooth structure to bond to a resin bonded filling may be possible. If the fracture is extensive, you may need a crown or veneer.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Another option : Another option may be mioroabrasion which removes the outer layers of enamel. It really depends on the extent of the fluorosis. Microabrasion or white... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Are: Are there any instructions pre-surgery? What should I expect post-surgery? When will i be able to.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Speak: Speak to a porfessional. They can guide you to the best resources.
A female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Really depends: Depends on your specific dental needs.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No set age: Really depends on the doctors and patients comfort level many offices continue seeing patients until they're 21 but some refer patients once they rea... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Some: Options are pretty much the same as you would use with children. Cold is often soothing so ice pops can help. Ibuprofen will help for more severe pain... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Difficult: Difficult to answer without some more information. Sometimes teeth will be impacted due to insufficient space. In ome cases there may be no permanent ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Probably not: Thrush is a fungal infection that usually occurs during a time of low immune response or when bacteria in the mouth is changed due to antibiotic use. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No: Highly unlikely for a child to get a rash from teething. Although as it has been mentioned, sometimes a child may get a diaper rash while teething...
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Usually: Usually as soon as you are comfortable. As long as the bleeding is controlled and you are comfortable, you should be able to start eating solid foods.... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
See your MD: Before you worry about a diet to gain weight, i would be checked out by your doctor to evaluate the cause of the weight loss. Treating the underlying ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Look : Look into parent groups or mommy and me types of groups. Knowing that others are in the same boat may be helpful plus youll have the added bonus of sh... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Slowly: I would slowly introduce soft foods and see what you can tolerate. Try to avoid hot and spicy foods until the sites heal and definitely avoid tobacco ... Read More

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Aug 30, 2013
An excellent addition and great expert on Healthtap
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Simchi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Simchi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you: I didn't understand the root cause, ur explanation helps
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. I will look into it. I've looked into care credit and no Lu
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I will definitely try this! Thank you - this may make my life with dry mouth much more pleasant!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Dental School
MD

Medical/Graduate school

Ramapo College
MD

Residency

MAIMONIDES MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Merit Award, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
NJ Family Magazine Top Doctor Award
Top Pediatric Dentist, Second Place, National - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, District II
New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Board Of Pediatric Dentistry
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