10007 Huebner Rd., Ste. 103 D, San Antonio, TX 78240

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Is Xylitol Safe for My Teeth?

Maybe you’ve seen a package of gum or candy on it that says “xylitol” and wondered what that was. Read our blog post to learn what exactly xylitol is and how it affects your dental health. Have more questions? Contact our office!

Natural Sleep Remedies

Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? There are a number of natural sleep remedies out there for you to try to calm your mind and doze off quicker. Check out our blog to learn more about what these are and get ready to enjoy more restful sleep!

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

It’s not uncommon to get an X-ray at the beginning of your dental exam, especially if you’re a new patient or if you have a condition that needs to be frequently monitored. But are they actually safe? It’s an often-debated topic in the dental world. What Is a Dental X-Ray? A dental X-ray offers a … Continued

Halloween Candy Alternatives

It’s October, and Halloween is just around the corner. And while this candy-filled spookfest is fun for kids and parents alike, all those sweet treats your kids are sure to come home with can really do a number on their teeth. Just think: hundreds of servings worth of extra sugar, hanging out in your home, … Continued

Why Mercury-Safe Dentistry?

At South Texas Smiles, we practice mercury-safe dentistry, which means that we don’t use mercury in our treatment whether we’re removing your toxic mercury amalgam fillings or cleaning your teeth. But mercury-safe dentistry is only part of our practice, so we’ve put together some helpful information about how biological dentistry fits into our dental philosophy. … Continued

How to Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

Looking for a Hollywood smile without the Hollywood price tag? These remedies can give you that megawatt smile without the hassle and cost of professional or over-the-counter whitening. Baking Soda This staple in the kitchen also has a place in your bathroom. Studies show that baking soda acts as a mild abrasive that can scrub … Continued

How Your Dental Office Can Help with Your Sleep Issues

Sleep is an essential part of everyone’s day. A lack of sleep can cause a whole host of problems from health issues to concentration problems and more. Did you know that your dental office can actually help you with your sleep issues? At South Texas Smiles, we’re equipped to diagnose and treat sleep apnea, one … Continued

Healthy Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

We concentrate on eating healthy to benefit our bodies, but what about our smiles? Did you know that there are tooth-friendly foods out there that can improve your body’s healthy and give you a more beautiful smile? Here are just a few items to add to your grocery list. Dairy The calcium found in dairy … Continued

Biological Dentistry vs. Traditional Dentistry

When you think of a dentist, you think of someone who cares for the health of your teeth. That’s what a traditional dentist does, but have you ever heard of a biological dentist? What Is Biological Dentistry? Also known as holistic dentistry, biological dentistry focuses on the health of not just your teeth, but your … Continued

How Preventive Dental Care Benefits Your Heart Health

Could good dental hygiene mean a healthy heart? There are times when we miss out on our regular teeth cleanings or forget to change our toothbrush every couple of months. These misses and forgetfulness could actually lead to serious consequences like heart disease. Research findings suggest that there is a link between oral health and … Continued

What Our Patients Have to Say

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Texas Dental Association
American Dental Association
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
International Academy of Oral Medicine & Toxicology
Center for Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry
Academy of General Dentistry
South Texas Smiles


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Ana Maldonado, DMD

10007 Huebner Rd., Ste. 103 D
San Antonio, TX 78240

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