Get the latest scoop on such topics as what chocolate really does to your child’s teeth, when it’s time to celebrate National Children’s Dental Month, and the top five ways to combat cavities. This is where you can find interesting topics that are currently making headlines in the pediatric dental industry. Navigate our blog section to discover a whole new way of looking at oral hygiene for your Little Hero.
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Six Common Pediatric Dental Problems You Need to Be Aware Of

Little heroes begin fighting the sugar bugs from the day they are born. As their top sidekick, it is up to you, the parent, to make sure that their dental hygiene is strong. Your team of Rio Grande Valley dentists here at Little Heroes Dentistry know that life can... Read more

Three Tips to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Sparkling During the Summer

Summertime offers a nice break from the books. But that doesn’t mean it is time to forget about proper dental hygiene, especially for our little heroes. While we know you keep track of your child’s oral health, it can take a back seat—literally—during the summer months when family road... Read more

How Often Should I Change My Child’s Toothbrush?

Recently, you walked into your child’s bathroom for a routine cleaning and you saw something that you haven’t paid attention to in a while. Your child’s toothbrush. You make sure that they brush twice a day and floss, but you never really stopped to actually look at the bristles,... Read more

Choosing the Right Toothpaste for Your Little Hero

Walk down any oral hygiene aisle at your local grocery store and you’ll see shelves after shelves piled high with all different types of toothpaste. Finding the right brand of toothpaste for your child can be especially important if they are dealing with any sort of oral health condition.... Read more

Celebrating National Smile Month: The Wonders of Braces

With the weather getting warm and the school year wrapping up, this is the perfect time of year to celebrate National Smile Month. You devote so much time and effort to giving your children reasons to smile that you want to make sure that their smiles are as healthy... Read more

Three Tips You Need to Know to Make Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist a Success

You’ve heard plenty of horror stories about teething and all the discomfort baby will feel during the tooth growing process.  You’ve been dreading this but the time has finally come. Your child has finally got their first tooth. That means it’s time to pay a little visit to the... Read more

Did the Tooth Fairy Disappear Last Night? Three Things You Can Do to Make Up for It.

Did your little hero lose a tooth recently? Fantastic! Did the tooth fairy come by? No? Don’t panic, Mom and Dad. These things happen sometimes, and luckily we here at Little Heroes Dentistry have a few tips you can use if the Tooth Fairy forgot to make her way... Read more

April is Youth Sports Safety Month! Use These Four Tips to Protect Those Pearly Whites!

Youth Sports Safety Month is upon us. Although taking care of those pearly whites should be a year-round affair, April is THE month to shed a little awareness about dental safety during sports. The pediatric dentists at Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry want your little heroes to stay safe during... Read more

What Are Some Concerns Dentists May Have About My Child’s Teeth?

At Little Heroes Dentistry, when we greet our friends and family it is always with a smile. Teeth are an important part of our social interactions and they play a pivotal role in our individual health. Parents naturally worry about their child’s developments and health. One of the many... Read more

How to Handle a Spring Break Dental Emergency

Spring Break is one of the most eagerly anticipated holidays of the year for most families (and especially the children). After the long, cold months of winter, everyone is ready for a taste of better weather and an adventure to a warm, relaxing, or adventurous destination. Nothing can derail... Read more