1. Vitamins for Strong Teeth

    Eating and drinking are an important part of everyday life, allowing us to get the important vitamins and minerals our bodies need. There are so many vitamins we require, but some of them are especially important for the health of your pearly whites. Children and adults can all benefit from more vitamins in their diets, and parents are sure to instill this in their youngsters. Today, the Valley Le…Read More

  2. More Dental Know Hows and Habits for Kids

    As your kids get older, they’ll have to start doing things for themselves. You can’t be in the room every morning and night to make sure they don’t walk past their toothbrush. Instead, you have to go out of your way to make good oral hygiene a habitual part of your youngster’s daily routine. Apart from setting a good example for them, it is important to make sure that these habits and cust…Read More

  3. Good Dental Habits for Children

    Parents know the importance of quality dental hygiene for their children. Not only is the health of their teeth important, but instilling habits that will continue through adulthood is critical. These are life lessons that the youngsters in your life will use for years to come and it is important they stick to them early. Dental habits and oral hygiene are codependent, and good ones will keep your…Read More

  4. The Right Way to Brush

    Oral hygiene and dental health start with a toothbrush. We all have a toothbrush from the start of our lives, and as soon as our teeth start growing in, brushing them becomes an integral piece of our daily routines. Whether you have used the same type of toothbrush for years or have tried out different styles, bristle densities, or ventured into the electric toothbrush area, you have been brushing…Read More

  5. Alternative Flossing Methods for Children

    Much like their eating habits, children can be extremely choosy when it comes to their hygiene habits. We know all too well here at Alligator Dental that the kids in your life can be monsters if you even come close to their mouth or gums. They may be fine with brushing their teeth, especially if you give them a great tasting toothpaste, however, flossing is a whole other animal. Whether they are b…Read More

  6. Floss Options for Your Kids

    Teeth are the name of the game here at Alligator Dental, and we like to cover every aspect of children’s dental health and oral hygiene. As we’ve talked about before, flossing is a crucial piece of quality dental care for kids, but it can be a challenge to establish flossing as a habitual part of a bedtime routine, much less doing it voluntarily at other times. One of the biggest challenges co…Read More

  7. Teaching Children to Floss

    Adults and children alike understand the importance of brushing teeth. When we wake up and when we go to sleep, we brush our teeth to ensure fresh breath and removal of any food debris we may have leftover. However, many of us overlook the importance of flossing when it comes to our dental hygiene, especially the younger among us. Children already struggle with finding the motivation to brush thei…Read More

  8. Getting Your Kids Ready for the Dentist

    Children have an inclination to shy away from the dentist. We understand, it can be weird to have someone poking around in your mouth with foreign tools. There are occasional bumps that may hurt, but all-in-all there is nothing to worry about. If your youngster gets somewhat nervous during the car ride to the dentist, we have some tips that can help you calm them down. The Alligator Dental team is…Read More

  9. What Makes a Pediatric Dentist Different?

    If you have just started a family and are looking for the best dentist to take care of your little one, Alligator Dental is the best choice for a pediatric dentist in the San Marcos and Seguin area. However, you may be wondering what exactly a pediatric dentist is and how, if at all, they are different from a family dentist. Today, we want to tell you what we do that makes us the best choice for c…Read More