It takes a lot of work to prepare for the school year. There’s the endless back to school shopping for clothes, shoes, and school supplies—but are your kid’s mouths healthy and ready to conquer the school year as well? Their smile should be healthy, shining, and bright for when they walk into their classroom for the first time of the year. If your child has all of the other bases covered for going back to school, get them into visit their Helotes dentist. We can not only get your kids ready to smile confidently on their first day of school, but also offer great dental tips to help you get through the rest of the year with healthy smiles.
Alamo Springs Dental Blog
August 23, 2017
August 21, 2017
Sometimes it’s easier to let your children’s imagination run wild rather than hitting them with the reality of certain situations. This is true when it comes to the Easter bunny, Santa Clause, and even the tooth fairy. For instance, when your child loses his or her’s first tooth, how should you approach that situation? When your child loses a tooth, they’re starting to grow up. It’s literally their body’s process of making room for their permanent adult teeth. Don’t think about it too much—you can still balance the idea of the tooth fairy coming to visit while still educating your children on the very real importance of great dental health. Your dentist near Helotes can help you set tooth fairy expectations that encourage your children to continue to take care of their developing smiles.
June 28, 2017
It’s not easy to make decisions — especially in a place as overwhelming as, say, the toothpaste aisle at the grocery store. With so many options to choose from, how can you be sure you are making the right decision for you and your family? Your dentist in Helotes has some expert advice on selecting the best oral care products for each and every smile!
May 6, 2017
You might have to Google the words hypoplasia and hypomineralization in order to know what we’re talking about. But if you saw a picture, you’d probably say, “Sure, I’ve seen that before.” Hypoplasia and hypomineralization are two dental conditions that appear as visible pits and grooves in tooth enamel—hypoplasia—or as bright white spots, hypomineralization. Read on to learn more about these from your Helotes dentist at Alamo Springs Dental.
April 2, 2017
Cancer – no matter where it shows up in the body – can be terrifying. That’s why Alamo Springs Dental, your premier dentist in Helotes, focuses in on this disease during Oral Cancer Awareness Month this April. Since prevention, early detection, and treatment are crucial to keeping your overall health up to par, oral cancer screenings from your dentist in Helotes should be a regular part of your exams. In this post, the experts at Alamo Family Dentistry explain more about this disease and what they can do about it.
March 28, 2017
Despite what other parents have said to you, your life has actually gotten much simpler after you’ve had a child. These days, whenever you think you’ve misplaced something, there’s a high likelihood that it’s in your child’s mouth. They’re obviously teething, and it has you thinking, “Is it time for them to start going to the dentist?” This is a very common question, and your children’s dentist in Stillwater Ranch at Alamo Springs Dental is going to answer it, as well as let you know what to expect during their first visit. (more…)
February 7, 2017
Everyone knows that they need to take care of their teeth, and they also know that includes regularly visiting their dentist for check-ups and cleanings. What they may not know, however, is if any of the practices near them will let them use their dental insurance. Their biggest fear is that they’ll get a huge bill and they won’t be able to use their insurance, saddling them with unexpected debt. This uncertainty causes many people to just stay home and not get the dental care they need. Today, we’re going to help get rid of the confusion, and tell you how you can figure out which practices will take your dental insurance. Here are 3 ways to answer, “Will a dentist near me take my insurance?” (more…)
January 3, 2017
The world is changing faster than anyone could have imagined, making it easier to get just about everything. This includes a brand new smile. Treatments that used to take weeks now can be completed in only 1 to 2 visits, but still give you dramatic results. What does this mean for you? What can your dentist in Stillwater Ranch do to improve your smile? Today, Dr. Michele Moreno and Dr. Aiyana Anderson are going to share the ways they make smiles more beautiful every day. (more…)
January 2, 2017
The biggest concern many people have about their child’s dental care is whether or not they will be able to afford it. Costs can quickly accumulate, so it’s best to know what to expect before you walk into the office. You see many dental practices talk about being “in-network” with certain insurance providers, but what does that even mean? How does it affect your insurance’s coverage? Why would you want to go to an in-network children’s dentist in Stillwater Ranch? Today, we’re going to break down what this actually means, and how it can affect your next visit to Alamo Springs Dental. (more…)
December 16, 2016
It’s the end of the day and you have just finished cleaning your dentures. You’re tired and just want to go to bed, but your dentist at Alamo Springs Dental said you should soak your dentures every night. Why? You brush them and they look perfectly clean, is it really necessary? Very much so! Here are 5 reasons why soaking your dentures in Helotes is so important. (more…)