• Why Your Child Should See A Children's Dentist
    According to the Centers for Disease and Control, more than 40 percent of children develop tooth decay before reaching kindergarten. For this reason alone, your children's dentist is essential. Dr. Read more
  • Common Emergency Care Visits: Toothaches or abscesses
    Dental problems do not always wait for normal office hours. Broken fillings or damaged teeth are common reasons for emergency treatment. Toothaches and abscesses can also require prompt attention. the Read more
  • March is National Nutrition Month!
    While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read more
  • Do I lose my wisdom if I lose my wisdom teeth?
    The third molars have long been known as your “wisdom teeth,” because they are the last teeth to erupt from the gums – usually sometime during the late teens to Read more
  • How do I handle my child’s dental emergency?
    Kids are active, and with lots of activity comes the potential for mishaps. Before an emergency occurs, you’d be smart to stay informed about the problems your child may encounter. Here Read more
  • Importance Of A Routine Check-Up
    The Importance of Regular Dental CheckupsWhen was the last time you paid Dr. Mario Martinez and Dr. Danielle Fernandez a visit? If you're like many people, chances are it was more than Read more
  • The Transformation of Valentine's Day
    Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read more
  • National Children’s Dental Health Month
    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and a perfect time for the doctor to review some of the important steps in keeping your child’s smile healthy! Your Baby Early care is Read more
  • How do I make my child’s diet safe for his or her teeth?
    The food you feed your child can have a lasting effect on his or her oral health. In fact, diet plays a major role in whether a child develops cavities Read more
  • Steer clear of that candy!
    At South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc., we know how tempting candy can sometimes be on our sweet tooth, but it’s important to remember that every candy and sugary treat you Read more
  • Creating a Dental Home
    As a parent, you know how important a happy, relaxed atmosphere is when it comes to making your child feel at home. We would like to make our South Miami, Read more
  • Sealants Protect Your Child’s Teeth from Decay
    Sealants provide a thin coating over molars that can be a powerful tool to protect your child’s teeth from decay. This simple and painless solution can be applied in a Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc. included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new Read more
  • Is a Crown Necessary for My Child’s Baby Tooth?
    Part of the charm of your child’s smile is those delicate, diminutive baby teeth. We enjoy those smiles while we can, because soon enough, primary teeth make way for the Read more
  • How safe are dental X-rays?
    the doctor and our staff rely on digital X-rays to help us diagnose oral conditions and process images at incredibly high speeds. You can also view digital X-rays in real Read more
  • Dental X-rays: The Inside Story
    Pediatric dentists strive to make your children’s visits welcoming and worry-free, and, we want the same for you! Ask us about any questions you might have. We are happy to Read more