1. Would you rather… Talk in Rhymes OR Sing instead of speaking?

    This new blog feature with Alligator Dental doctors is sure to bring a giggle or two from our patients! Ask your kids the same question – it will be fun to see which doctor they are most like. 4/5 Alligator Dental doctors chose to SING! Dr. Hole enthusiastically chose SING! “Everyone knows I sing when I work!” Be sure to listen for Dr. Hole the next time you are at the Seguin office.…Read More

  2. Attack of the Sugar Bugs!

    Sugar is everywhere! Especially with Holiday leftovers! The New Year is a great time to start fresh and resolve to combat sugar and it’s damaging effect on little teeth. The key to success is to set limits. How often and when a child consumes sugar is as important as how much they consume. When a parent limits the frequency and duration of sugar exposure for their child they are one step closer …Read More

  3. Tartar The Terrible

    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is on the look out for one of their Most Wanted Mouth Monsters: Tartar the Terrible. Kids should exercise caution if they meet up with Tartar the Terrible and take immediate evasive action. Follow this link to meet more of the AAPD’s Most Wanted Mouth Monsters: http://mouthmonsters.mychildrensteeth.org/meet-the-mouth-monsters-tartar-the-terrible/…Read More

  4. Does Laughing Gas Actually Make You Laugh?

    The actual name of laughing gas is Nitrous Oxide and for a small amount of people it does cause them to laugh for a while. Nitrous Oxide has been around for over 100 years and is still used all across the country. It is the safest and quickest gas anesthetic available and works really well in children. So how does it make you laugh? Once inhaled Nitrous Oxide goes into your blood stream like oxyge…Read More

  5. 5 Minutes with Tooth D.K. – Secrets of Cavity Causers

    The holiday season is a mouth monster’s favorite time of year! Check out this cute ‘Interview’ with Mouth Monster Tooth D.K. that reminds kids how to avoid his pesky presence during this festive season. Check it out: http://mouthmonsters.mychildrensteeth.org/5-minutes-with-tooth-d-k-secrets-of-cavity-causers/…Read More

  6. What advantage is there to taking your child to a Pediatric Dentist vs. a General Dentist?

    For a child the reason is obvious: a pediatric dentist office is FUN! It is packed with child friendly colors and activities to encourage children to enjoy their visit to the dentist – and want to come back again. The doctors and staff are expert in working with children and explain things on their level, which helps with both understanding and comfort. However, what really is the difference? A …Read More

  7. Tossing the Teeth Tablets

    This fall the FDA came out and recommended against the use of teething tablets stating they were an unsafe way to combat teething. Teething tablets are all natural supplements. Alligator Dental parents have been on both ends of the spectrum in their opinion of teething tablets: some swear by them and some say they are a waste of money. In the past Alligator Dental has only recommended them as a la…Read More

  8. Teething – Baby Tooth

    Teething: As told by a Baby Tooth Teething is a stressful time accompanied by tears and sleepless nights – for the child and parents! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists created a cute article sharing 5 things parents need to know about teething straight from the source – the little tooth! Check it out: http://mouthmonsters.mychildrensteeth.org/teething-as-told-by-a-babytooth/…Read More

  9. Halloween Leftovers…

    How to Handle the Halloween Leftovers Halloween may be over but if you are like many parents there is still a sizable bag of candy floating around your house. So what do you do with all that candy? Part of being a kid is getting candy at Halloween. Yes - That is coming from the Pediatric dentist! Truth is candy does not cause cavities nearly as much as constant soda, juice and milk consumption. Ho…Read More