• Teens and Gum Disease
    You have a lot going on. School. Sports. Activities. Family. Friends. Teens lead busy lives and have busy schedules, so you need to budget your time and energy. One thing Read more
  • Gum Disease and Your Child
    At South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc., we know that unfortunately, gum disease can exist in your child’s mouth without you even knowing. In fact, your child may be suffering from Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc., would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end Read more
  • Navigating the World of Dental Insurance Terminology
    Unless you work for an insurance company, you probably do not spend a lot of your time studying all the terminology that dental insurance companies use to describe the treatments Read more
  • Let’s Talk About Fluoride
    So much of parenting is a balancing act. Making sure your child has enough play time and enough nap time. Crafting meals that are both healthy and appealing. Making sure Read more
  • Your Child’s First Toothbrush
    First word, first step, first haircut, first… toothbrush? While it may not be considered a typical milestone, choosing the right first toothbrush is an important first step in your child’s Read more
  • Summer Smiles
    The “Back to School” ads are out already? Halloween candy’s showing up in stores? Just a minute—summer isn’t quite over yet! While the days are still warm, let’s look at Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • How to Brush a Two-Year-Old’s Teeth Effectively
    Our team at South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc. would like to offer some tips regarding the sometimes dreaded task of brushing a toddler’s teeth. Much of the trick lies in the Read more
  • What's on your child's reading list?
    What better way for children to spend their time than cuddled up by the fireplace or out in the yard with a book in hand? the doctor and our team Read more
  • Seal of Approval
    Outside activities? You slather your kids with sunscreen. Biking? You don’t let your child leave the house without a helmet. Youth sports? You provide mouthguards and padding and headgear and Read more
  • The History and Mythology of the Tooth Fairy
    While the last baby teeth generally aren’t lost until age ten or 11, most children stop believing in the tooth fairy by the time they're seven or eight. Of course, Read more
  • Periodontal Disease in Adolescents
    the doctor and our team at South Miami Pediatric Dental Assoc. know that periodontal disease isn't something exclusive to adults. It can affect adolescents as well. Gingivitis, which is a Read more
  • Make Brushing Teeth Fun!
    It’s understandable that kids would rather be playing outside or watching their favorite movie instead of doing a “boring” task like brushing their teeth. But there are ways to make Read more
  • What Are Chalky Teeth?
    You’ve always taken care of your child’s smile. You make sure thorough brushing and flossing take place twice a day. You serve foods high in vitamins and minerals and low Read more
  • Happy Fourth of July!
    Happy Independence Day from the doctor and team! The Fourth of July celebrations in America may have changed a lot over the years, but there is no doubt that we Read more