1. Is Your Little One Teething? Follow This Advice From Our Pediatric Dentists

    Whether it’s your firstborn dealing with teething discomfort or your fourth child, the process of growing in baby teeth can prove to be quite the ordeal. Some children suffer from serious discomfort along the gums while others experience almost no pain at all. Every baby is different, but if you’re currently trying to help your little one with their teething pain, it can help to find fast reli…Read More

  2. Our Pediatric Dentists Can Help Your Child Form Healthy Habits

    Having a healthy smile can do much to make life better. Not only will you feel more confident in yourself, but having clean, cavity-free teeth can provide vast improvements to your quality of life. People who neglect to care for their teeth are at a much higher risk of developing oral health issues, which can range from a problematic toothache to large-scale extractions and more. As a parent, it i…Read More

  3. Highlighting Your Child’s Oral Health Needs From Birth to Age 5 – Part 2

    Proper oral care is important at every age, but when it comes to you and your child, it is even more essential to assist in developing the proper habits for a lifetime of healthy smiles. Failure to start on the right foot now may lead to concerns later on. According to the CDC, for example, 20% of children aged 5 to 11 years have at least one untreated, decayed tooth. Cavities can be prevented wit…Read More

  4. Highlighting Your Child’s Oral Health Needs From Birth to Age 5 – Part 1

    Children of all ages must take proper care of their oral health to foster a lifetime of healthy smiles, but this learning process falls on the shoulders of the parents to provide the right support and guidance at the right time. You know that poor oral hygiene can lead to a lifetime of problems, which is why it is essential to follow the proper steps early on in life. Alligator Dental is dedicated…Read More

  5. Sports Drinks, Sodas, Energy Drinks, and Your Child’s Smile

    Summertime is here, and many kids are out and about enjoying the sunny weather. If your kids are spending time at the swimming pool, the movie theater, or even the baseball diamond, there’s a high chance that they are consuming sports drinks. In addition to this worrisome drink, many kids also ramp up their consumption of sodas and energy drinks during the summer season. As a parent, it can fall…Read More

  6. Is This Your Child’s First Visit With Our Pediatric Dentists? Learn More Here!

    No child likes the idea of going to the dentist. From the idea of scary drills and sounds to unfriendly dentists and uncomfortable chairs, kids often form negative opinions about their family dentist before they visit for the first time. If now is the time to schedule your little one’s first appointment, or you are in need of a new pediatric dental specialist, Alligator Dental of Texas is here t…Read More

  7. Protect Your Child’s Teeth This Summer With Sealants

    Summertime is already upon us, and many kids are out soaking up the sunshine and play time. While increased time outside of school can be a grand time, many parents find it difficult to maintain and enforce proper oral care. Summer activities are also loaded with sugary snacks and beverages, creating a considerable challenge for parents. If you’re worried about your little one’s smile this sum…Read More

  8. Our Pediatric Dentists Highlight Interesting Questions On Your Child’s Oral Health

    When it comes to your child’s oral health, they may have a lot of questions for you as their parents. Many parents are happy to answer these queries while others are stymied by how to respond. If your little one has begun asking a multitude of strange questions about their smile, now may be the perfect time to bring them to your local dentist for an exam and plenty of valuable information. Allig…Read More

  9. Is Chewing Gum Bad for My Child?

    As a parent, you want to ensure you’re providing the very best care for your children. From the shoes that they wear to the video content they watch, you’re in charge of creating an ideal foundation for a lifetime of success and happiness. When it comes to your child’s teeth, you may have a lot of questions and concerns. One question we hear often at our dental offices in San Marcos and Segu…Read More