1. Holiday Screen Time & Kids – By Dr. Anas

    Christmas Break is fast approaching! It is one of the most magical times of the year! A challenge can be how to fill up all those free hours of no school. While kids may tend to turn to their electronic devices, parents understand the importance of finding a healthy balance between screen time and unplugged activities. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends developing a family media plan …Read More

  2. Our Pediatric Dentists Highlight More Frequently Asked Questions

    As a parent, you want the very best for your child. From head to toe, your kiddo should be in peak condition to enjoy a lifetime of healthy benefits, and their oral health is an excellent place to start. Oral care has come a long way since we were kids, and today’s parents will be surprised to learn that what worked in the past is not necessarily what is recommended for today’s smiles. If you …Read More

  3. ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – from the AAPD

    Christmas is coming with all the magic and traditions that make the season memorable!  The season also brings increased sweets and treats that can weaken enamel on your child's teeth.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has created a cute version of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas - starring the Mouth Monsters - to help remind kids the best way to keep cavities at bay during the holida…Read More

  4. On The Hunt For Shark Teeth – By Dr. Shah

    Have you ever looked inside your child’s mouth and noticed two rows of teeth – like a shark? The good news is that Shark Teeth are completely normal and are not a dental emergency. How do Shark Teeth happen? Children typically start losing front baby teeth between ages 5-7 years old. This process begins when the permanent (adult) teeth start to erupt and push on the baby teeth, causing the bab…Read More

  5. 5 Tips From Our Pediatric Dentist To Make Brushing Fun For Your Child

    The holidays are in full swing here in Texas, and many families are focused on the hustle and bustle of visiting loved ones, shopping, and otherwise being very busy. One priority that may be put on the backburner during this time is your child’s oral health. Proper dental hygiene is essential for growing children, and the holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to chow down on unhealthy …Read More

  6. Give Thanks For Good Oral Health This Season With Our Pediatric Dentist!

    The candy-filled times of Halloween are gone, and Thanksgiving is nearly upon us! Texas families everywhere are making plans for the holidays, whether it consists of traveling across the country to meet with loved ones or hosting a small get-together at home. Many parents like to think of Thanksgiving as a time of wholesome, home-cooked foods. However, it’s important to remember that certain foo…Read More

  7. Stinky Candy Breath – By Dr. Anas

    Halloween has come and gone and for many that means a big bag of candy just waiting to be eaten.  This thought can make every cavity-conscious parent cringe and rightly so!  We are all pretty aware that an increase in candy correlates with an increase in potential cavities.  Did you know that same bag of candy can cause your child to have super stinky breath too?  Bad breath has a number of ca…Read More

  8. Need A Pediatric Dentist In Cibolo? Alligator Dental Is Happy To Open Our New Location!

    Finding a family dentist you can trust in Texas can prove to be a challenge. It seems like there are dozens of dental offices across Guadalupe County offering oral services, but how can you be sure that your child will enjoy the experience? Alligator Dental is happy to announce the opening of our new pediatric dentist’s office in Cibolo! For years, families from San Antonio to Austin have relied…Read More