1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Toothbrush Care and Storage

    The task of teaching children the skills that will allow them to enjoy a lifetime of optimal oral health begins at home, and if you’re a parent, you know that persistence and repetition can be very beneficial when your children are learning new tasks. Whether they are learning a new subject in school, a new sport, or anything else, practicing the new activity every day is essential to grasping t…Read More

  4. Frequently Asked Questions About Teething

    As a parent, there are many developmental milestones that you look forward to celebrating with your child. From their first steps to their first words, there are many events to anticipate as your child grows. Another milestone that many parents eagerly await is the appearance of their child’s first tooth. When that first pearly white pops through, many parents have questions, and in today’s bl…Read More

  5. 3 Things to Look for in a Dentist

    When you’re a parent, the health of your child’s smile is of the utmost importance. When your child has a healthy and bright smile, he or she is more confident and experiences better health overall. Finding the right dentist for your kids can be challenging, though, and some parents might not know which qualities set one dentist apart from another. In today’s blog, we’ll review a few tips …Read More

  6. 4 Common Pediatric Dental Concerns

    When you child complains of mouth pain, it can be challenging to narrow down the source of the problem. You might find yourself wondering if it is something as simple as a canker sore, or a sign of a more significant issue. For many parents, a quick call to the dentist is all that is needed to get the ball rolling toward a solution. In today’s article, we’ll review four common pediatric dental…Read More

  7. Tips for Instilling Proper Brushing Habits in Kids

    If you ask any parent, it can be challenging, cumbersome, and downright frustrating trying to ensure your young child is brushing his or her teeth properly. When they are young, brushing their teeth for them and trying to explain the process can seem as impossible as trying to wrangle cats! If this sounds familiar, rest assured that you’re not alone! In today’s article, we’ll provide a few t…Read More

  8. Choosing the Right Toothbrush for Your Young Child

    If you’re a first time parent, or it’s been awhile since you had to buy a toothbrush for a child, you might not be sure where to start. Some people mistakenly think that kids can use the same type of toothbrush as teens or adults. However, to ensure proper oral hygiene and comfort, it is essential for your child to be using an age-appropriate toothbrush and the pediatric dentists at Alligator …Read More

  9. What to Expect at Your Child’s First Appointment

    If you’re a first-time parent, it can be challenging to learn and navigate the various doctor appointments for your infant child. If you count just the recommended pediatrician visits alone, you can expect to take your child to the doctor at least six times in the first year of his or her life. Add unexpected ear aches and colds and that number can double. Knowing this, it’s not surprising tha…Read More