Even Little Heroes Have to Stay Safe on Halloween

Halloween is a frighteningly good time for ghouls and boys in the Rio Grande Valley. And because your Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry team wants your family to enjoy a spooktacular night, follow these expert safety tips to get your little monsters back home, safe and sound. Keep Costumes Spooky... Read more

Perfecting that Smile: How to Take Care of Your Braces

So you finally got those braces done at Heroes Dental and Orthodontics and you’re excited to get that beautiful smile you’ve always deserved. Well, perfecting that smile means needing to care for your braces properly. In fact, the better you take care of them, the smoother the process will... Read more

Don’t Worry, Be Happy: How Stress Affects Your Oral Health

There’s work, school, family, finances, health…a million and one things that can stress us out. In fact, an estimated 44 percent of Americans feel more stress than they did five years ago. As one of the leading causes of health issues, stress can have a powerfully negative effect on... Read more

World Smile Day® 2016

“Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.” This wonderful celebration is based on the iconic yellow smiley face we all know and love. And contrary to what the movie industry might have you believe, Forrest Gump did not invent the yellow smiley face. It was actually an... Read more

What You Should Know About Your Dental Health

At Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry, the only thing our Sidekicks care about is defeating Sugarbugs, and helping you take care of your oral health and hygiene. Sure it can be scary visiting the dentist. A lot of people still believe check-ups are going to end with drills and lots... Read more

Tech Tuesday: CEREC Same Day Restorations

It’s quite a challenge to have perfect teeth, free of fillings and some degree of tooth decay, but thanks to the orthodontic technology known as CEREC, we can enjoy healthier, happier smiles. Traditional fillings are used by dentists to close a cavity hole that has been emptied in order... Read more

Don’t wait! Set a date and beat the back to school rush!

Your little heroes are out of school for the summer and ready to enjoy their time off. To beat the summer heat, kids like to indulge in treats like refreshing soda and sweet juices, ice cream, popsicles and more. While those treats are delicious and satisfying, they can cause... Read more

Guess Who’s Back In Town

Who would’ve thought our Little Heroes team could get any better at defeating those despicable Sugarbugs.  But they have.  And now they’re back, better than ever. Plaki Plak, Gingi Gin, and Cavity Creep don’t stand a chance now! Fresh from their American Academy of Pediatric Dentist (AAPD) annual session... Read more

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Sidekicks in Training

Those toothless villains, Plaki Plak, Gingi Gin, and Cavity Creep, have started up again with their diabolical plans.  But no need to fret, The Little Hero Family is back in training to make sure their super tools are updated and ready to go against those rascally Sugarbugs. From May... Read more

Good Dental Habits for Each Age Group

The first few years of your little hero’s life are the most important. This will be the period he or she develops important dental habits, which will carry on into adulthood. Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry has a few things to watch out for as your child embarks on his/her... Read more