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Steven Tan, DMD

Dr. Steven Tan is a board-certified pediatric dentist practicing in Rockville, Maryland. He received his dental degree from Nova Southeastern University and completed his pediatric dental specialty training at NYU Langone Dental Medicine. Dr. Tan is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Maryland State Dental Association, and an executive board member of the Southern Maryland Dental Society. He has been featured on FOX 45 Baltimore as a guest speaker for National Children’s Dental Health Month and is a firm believer that every child should receive high-quality compassionate care. He can be reached at
Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Black Is Back in Pediatric Dentistry!
You look into your child’s mouth and notice a hole. It’s time to visit the dentist! But being concerned with your child's behavior with medical visits (you literally have to hold them down EVERY time), you asked around and heard of a product that halts cavities called silver diamine fluoride (SDF). In this article, I will introduce you to...
Baby's First Dentist Appointment - What You Need To Know
Feeding? Check. Diaper changed? Check. Sleepless nights? Check. Perhaps you were wondering about your baby's dental care as you were brushing and flossing your own teeth before hitting the sack. In this article, I will provide you with answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric dental care.  When should you take your baby to the dentist? Your child should visit...