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

Dr. Catalina Botero

April 7, 2021
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Why Does a Child Need a Dental Crown?

Dental crowns can safeguard the oral health of your child.  At Li’l Sunshine Smiles Dentistry, we apply the latest technology to leverage cutting edge, quality care […]
March 24, 2021
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Improve Your Nutrition, Improve Your Smile

March is National Nutrition Month, a great time to teach your children the importance of nutrition for oral health. Along with daily brushing and flossing, nutrition […]
March 18, 2021
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Eating Dark Chocolate May Help Your Oral Health

It’s American Chocolate week which means that chocolate will get more than its usual share of attention. But good news for you chocolate lovers, dark chocolate […]
March 11, 2021
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Your Child’s Sleeping Issues May Be Teeth Related

It’s Sleep Awareness Week, a great time to educate your child and family on the connection between sleep and oral health.  Children that are frequently drowsy […]
March 5, 2021

What’s the Connection Between Oral Health and Kidney Disease? 

March is National Kidney month, a great time to teach kids more about what the kidneys do and how tooth decay and gum disease affect people […]
February 25, 2021
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Make Losing a Tooth Fun with the Tooth Fairy!

February 28th is National Tooth Fairy Day. So, when did the legend of the tooth fairy begin? How do countries around the world celebrate the tooth […]
February 18, 2021
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It’s Children’s Dental Health Month – Here Are 5 Tips for Children’s Oral Health

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, a time to assess how we are doing with oral health habits and cavity prevention. Wherever you are today with […]
February 11, 2021
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American Heart Month:  Protecting Oral Health Protects Your Heart

February is American Heart Month and a great time to teach your children how oral health relates to heart health. Many are surprised to learn that […]
February 4, 2021
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National Snack Month:  Tips for Healthy Snacking to Safeguard Your Child’s Teeth

February is National Snack Month. Snacking done right is healthy for helping kids stay focused while giving them essential nutrients to stave off hunger. But the “what” and […]