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...


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...


The Dangers of Thumb Sucking

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...


When & Why To Take Away A Pacifier

It is no secret that millions of children all around the world love their pacifiers. For many parents this little device is the best way to sooth and calm a child when all else fails. One of the main reasons for this is that sucking on a pacifier or ...


General Topics

What Is A Pediatric Dentist? The pediatric dentist has an extra two to three years of specialized training after dental school, and is dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years. The very young, pre-teens, and tee...



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