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The Importance of Dental Checkups for Kids

Posted by on July 27, 2022

We want your child's first visit to the dentist to be a pleasant one. We can help your child have healthy teeth for life by performing routine check-ups and providing preventative care. As a result, they'll link dental services with something fairly ...

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How to Prevent Summer Dental Emergencies in Kids

Posted by on June 29, 2022

Did you know that summer is one of the busiest seasons for dental emergencies in Edinburg? Not only are kids on summer break, but they're more likely to participate in outdoor activities and recreational sports. As a result, they are more ...

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What Are Sealants and When Should My Child Get Them?

Posted by on May 31, 2022

Have you ever heard of children's dental sealants and wondered what they were or what they did?...

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Four Reasons for Your Child to Drink More Tap Water

Posted by on April 28, 2022

Drinking water right out of the tap has a lot of benefits that you may have not considered. In fact, it’s one of the easiest ways to help your child have a healthy smile. Dr. Lopez recommends tap water for children for a lot of reasons, and som...

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What is “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay”?

Posted by on March 30, 2022

Baby bottle tooth decay is a condition that causes severe cavities in baby teeth, especially the front ones. When left untreated, it can cause significant dental and developmental problems later on in life....

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Does My Child Have a Cavity?

Primary (baby) teeth can decay at a much quicker rate than adult teeth do. Left untreated, these oral infections can spread to other parts of the mouth, including the adult teeth below them....

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Help: My Child Has Gaps Between Their Teeth!

It’s very common for children to have gaps between their teeth. But is this condition okay, or should you be concerned if it occurs in your child? Let our experts at Gigglesville Pediatric Dentistry help!...

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6 Holiday Dental Tips for Kids

While kids in Edinburg are excited and gearing up for the joyful holiday season, it’s up to the parents to make sure that they are doing so in a tooth-savvy manner.  Here are a few tips that will help ensure that your child survives the...

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Book Your Child’s Checkup Before the Year Is Over

The end of the year is quickly approaching. Making a dental checkup or planning potential treatment for your child should be on your to-do list. ...

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7 Complications of Premature Tooth Loss

Did you know that each baby tooth has a specific time period in which it’s supposed to fall out on its own? A child’s first set of teeth are meant to help with proper speech and facial development. In addition, primary teeth serve as placeholders...

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Tips for Teaching Your Child to Brush Their Teeth

We believe that starting a good oral care routine with your child at an early age is essential for the long-term health of their teeth. But we know that getting a young child to understand the importance of brushing their teeth can be an uphill battl...

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The Dangers of Thumb Sucking

Posted by on August 13, 2021

Most pediatric dentists recommend helping children discontinue sucking habits by their first birthday or shortly thereafter. If your toddler or preschooler is still sucking their fingers, using a pacifier, or routinely relying on a sippy cup, there a...

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