1. Our Pediatric Dentists Highlight FAQs On Infant Teeth

    Having a child can be a wondrous experience, but one that comes with its own unique questions and concerns. When it comes to their new baby’s smile, many new parents are left with a variety of worries they haven’t had to consider since their own childhood. If you’re in need of guidance, our pediatric dentists in San Marcos and Seguin are here to help! Alligator Dental is here to provide comp…Read More

  2. Is Your Child Ready For Valentine’s Day? Follow Our Pediatric Dentists’ Tips For A Healthy Smile!

    The new year is already here, and many stores are stocking their shelves with fun and festive candies to prepare for Valentine’s Day. This holiday is known for love and friendship, and for many kids, this can translate to an abundance of sugary treats. As a parent, you will be tasked with taking the right steps to ensure that your little one does not suffer from the unwanted effects of high suga…Read More

  3. Need A Pediatric Dentist For Your Teen? Our Practice Is Happy To Help!

    It is essential to start proper oral hygiene early in children. Learning health dental care habits as a child can help to promote a lifetime of healthy smiles, which is why parents are often tasked with the challenge of getting their little ones to brush and floss regularly. Once your child reaches adolescence, it may prove even more challenging to reinforce the benefits of proper care. In many ca…Read More

  4. All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth! – By Dr. Al

    It seems every Christmas this little song goes round and round in my head.  We have lots of kids hoping to get that second front tooth out at the holidays so they can sing along!  The good news is that if that tooth is nice and loose they may be able to coax it out by Christmas and guarantee a visit by both Santa and the Tooth Fairy! Here are some quick and easy tips to get that wiggly front too…Read More

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. ‘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

  8. 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