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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Cosmetic Dentistry for Seniors: All You Really Need to Know About It

Age does not define your ability to have a beautiful smile with pearly whites shining at their best. Although regular visits to your family dentist can definitely help to prevent dental issues, sometimes your teeth can use just a little bit of extra attention. That’s when cosmetic dentistry can... Read more

An Ideal Age for Orthodontic Treatment

When big heroes today look back at their high school years, thoughts of bulky metal gear and colorful bands are inevitable. Back in the day – though not too far back – metal braces were commonplace in high school. It seemed like every other kid in a high school... Read more

5 Tips to Avoid Staining Your Teeth this Holiday Season

Cold weather – or cool if you live in the RGV – brings about cravings for warm drinks like it’s nobody’s business. With the fall season already in progress and the winter season just a short time away, the warm beverages we tended to avoid in the summer are... Read more

Be A Sweetheart and Treat Your Teeth Kindly on Halloween

Be A Sweetheart and Treat Your Teeth Kindly on Halloween At Little Heroes Pediatric Dentistry we love the Halloween season. Not only because of all the frighteningly cute costumes or awesome haunted houses, but because Halloween gives our Sidekicks the perfect opportunity to show those dastardly Sugar Bugs exactly... Read more

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