• My child has canker sores! How can I help?
    According to the American Association of Pediatric Density, roughly one in five children suffers from canker sores. Canker sores are small sores that appear inside the cheeks, on the lips, Read more
  • June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
    The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, Read more
  • Shark Teeth
    It seems like sharks are everywhere these days—on land, sea, and air(waves). A halftime show meme gone viral. A week of summer TV devoted to our favorite apex predators. And Read more
  • Memorial Day: Parades, remembrance, and the unofficial start of summer!
    “The purpose of all war is peace.” - Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American Read more
  • Dental Emergencies while Traveling
    You’ve planned your dream vacation. Your reservations are made. You’re packed and ready. You’ve even scheduled a dental checkup at our South Miami, Florida office to make sure you catch Read more
  • Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!
    Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc.. Everyone Read more
  • My child is getting blood blisters; is this normal?
    Thanks for the question. The “blisters” you are referring to are actually a normal part of losing baby teeth. Sometimes when teeth start to come through, children experience some bleeding Read more
  • Keep Your Teeth Healthy While You Keep Fit!
    Whether you’re defending the goal, shooting hoops, or practicing tricks on your skateboard, sports and exercise are a great way to keep fit and healthy. Let’s make sure you keep Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • What’s an intraoral camera?
    One of the greatest features our team at South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc. offers is the ability to see first-hand how we can help our patients. While X-rays help us Read more
  • Easing the Teething Blues
    Every moment of your baby’s first year of life is precious, since every day your child grows a little, develops new skills, and discovers new things. Most of it is Read more
  • Aftercare After Extraction
    Pediatric dentists do everything they can to save teeth, but sometimes, a tooth is so damaged by accident, injury, infection, or decay that extraction is the only option. Or perhaps Read more
  • Curious About Cavities?
    Part of every dental checkup is making sure all of your teeth are strong and healthy. the doctor will have you open wide to look at your teeth, use special Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around South Miami, Florida and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it Read more
  • Are My Child’s Baby Teeth on Schedule?
    Your darling three-month old is crying and fussy—can she be teething already? Or, your happy baby boy has just celebrated his first birthday—with only one tooth in that beautiful, gummy Read more
  • Snacks for Healthy Teeth
    Concerned parents often ask the doctor about which kinds of snacks are best for a child's teeth. While most know that candy isn't always the best choice, many parents are Read more