If you have chronic jaw pain, read our blog post to learn about temporomandibular joint dysfunction, commonly called TMD or TMJ disorder. Then schedule a consultation at our office so we can help relieve your dental discomfort!
Ozone therapy is useful for a variety of health and medical conditions. We use ozone therapy as part of a variety of preventative and restorative dental practices. Read our blog post to learn about ozone therapy and dental care.
If your child sucks their thumb, you may be concerned about what affects this will have on their teeth. Read our blog post where we explain the consequences of thumb sucking in children and ways in which you can get them to stop.
Although it’s normal for children to experience loose baby teeth before their permanent adult teeth come in, it’s not a normal occurrence in adulthood. Permanent teeth are meant to last a lifetime with proper care. Read our blog post to learn what to do if you have loose teeth!
If you have a dental procedure coming up, it may cause you stress to think of all the things that you need to do to prepare and what to expect. Read our blog post for a simple checklist that will help set your mind at ease before surgery.
Do you feel anxiety when you think about going to the dentist? If so, you’re not alone. Read our South Texas Smiles blog post for tips on dealing with dental anxiety so that you can go to the dentist without fear.
Patients often ask us about options for teeth whitening. We understand the concern. Yellowing teeth can cause a lack of confidence in your smile and overall appearance. Read our blog post to learn what makes our teeth turn yellow, and what can you do about it.
You hear it from us at each and every cleaning—make sure you’re flossing every single day! But you may be wondering, “why is it so important that I make flossing everyday a habit?” Read our blog post to find out the importance of flossing!
As in general medicine, antibiotics are sometimes prescribed in dentistry. Read our blog post for a brief summary of when dental surgery requires antibiotics, and when it doesn’t. Contact our team with any additional questions about antibiotics or our dental services!
What Our Patients Have to Say
You don't have to take our word for it! See what our patients have to say about their time at South Texas Smiles.
"I always have a great time when I come here." – Tiffany M. (Patient since 2015)
I always have a great time when I come here. I literally feel like I am family. Not only do they care for my dental health, they remember things about me personally; and my little one. :-)
Jan 20, 2016
"Everyone at South Texas Smiles is so friendly! I love everyone's personality and I always feel..." – Beatriz C. (Patient since 2014)
Everyone at South Texas Smiles is so friendly! I love everyone's personality and I always feel welcome. Normally, a trip to the dentists office is something we'd all want to avoid, but I always look forward to my dental appointments now! :)
Sep 21, 2015
"This was an emergency visit after I broke a fil..." – Adam B. (Patient since 2017)
This was an emergency visit after I broke a filling while visiting San Antonio. I called in, had an appointment on the same day. I was seen at the scheduled time, the Dr was very pleasant and the whole experience was cery favorable. If I lived in the area I am quite certain this would be my dentist.
Jan 19, 2017
"First time patient" – Yolanda N. (Patient since 2017)
The welcome received by front desk was warm and caring. Meeting Dr. Maldonado was a very pleasant experience. She demonstrated her upmost concern and caring in ensuring her patients needs would be meet. I recommend anyone to visit this office anytime. Thank you