Dr. Catalina Botero, Author at Li'l Sunshine Smiles Specializing in pediatric dentistry located in Tampa, Florida 33626 - (813) 576-0200

Dr. Catalina Botero

July 30, 2021
tooth sensitivity in children

What Should You Do With Tooth Sensitivity in Children?

Tooth sensitivity in children can occur for a variety of reasons, but are usually a result of worn tooth enamel or tooth roots that have become […]
July 23, 2021
thumb sucking

How Does Thumb Sucking and Pacifier Use Affect Your Child’s Dental Health?

Thumb sucking  is a common practice for babies and children. Not just because it is a natural reflex, but because it helps them feel comforted. As […]
July 16, 2021
Fast food tips for parents

Fast Food and Oral Health: Tips for Parents

Research shows that consuming fast-foods is linked to health problems like obesity and diabetes. Fast food can also augment your child’s risk of developing cavities and/or […]
July 8, 2021
Tooth decay in kids

Understanding How Tooth Decay Affects Your Teeth

Tooth decay in kids is on the rise, according to the largest government study of the nation’s dental health in more than 25 years, The staggering statistics […]
June 27, 2021
Infant Dental Care

4 Reasons for an Infant Dental Exam

Oral health is one of the best gifts you can give your child. It starts when they are small when just the first tooth buds are […]
June 17, 2021

5 Top Dentistry Treatments for Children

What are the top children’s dentistry treatments that dentists treat? Tooth decay, tooth sensitivity, dental emergencies, gingivitis, and gum disease. Children’s dentistry offers patients dedicated oral […]
June 11, 2021

6 Healthy Teeth Tips

Don’t let summertime snacking sabotage your family’s healthy teeth goals. Make sure to be intentional about your family’s habits so you can keep oral wellness trends […]
June 3, 2021

Wash Your Hands! Keep Germs Out!

Stay healthy all year long by keeping germs out of your mouth! We invite you to talk to your child about the importance of hand washing […]
May 27, 2021
Toothbrushing fun

Make Tooth Brushing Fun with These Helpful Suggestions

Parents, learn new and better ways to keep your kids healthy Learn methods to teach children to clean their teeth properly and regularly–without the fight. Let […]