Manuel Castillo, DDS
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Monday April 29, 2019

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month What is Oral Cancer? According to the American Cancer Society, oral cancer and oropharyngeal cancers affect about 53,000 people every year, with 10,000 of those being deadly cases. Oral cancer can appear as a sore or bump in the mouth that does not heal over time. This can mean […]

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Why Nutrition is Important for Your Smile

Tuesday March 26, 2019

San Antonio Pediatric Dentist Shares Why Proper Nutrition Goes Hand in Hand with Your Smile   When you brush your teeth every morning and night, you know that this is an integral part of your oral and dental health. Skipping this step can be dangerous and can allow bacteria to form, causing cavities, decay, and […]

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Your Child’s Smile

Thursday February 28, 2019

Learn the Stages of Your Child’s Smile and How to Take Care of Their Teeth and Gums   As National Children’s Dental Health Month ends, we always want to share helpful tips and tricks for parents (and parents-to-be) as they watch their children grow. A child’s smile, while shiny and brand new, it’s extremely sensitive […]

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How Exercise Affects Your Smile

Monday January 28, 2019

Your San Antonio Pediatric Dentist Wants to Help Protect Your Smile as People of All Ages Exercise   How has your New Year been treating you? We hope that you’re continuously working towards your resolutions and accomplishing each and every one of them! Between dieting, exercising, and other lifestyle changes, you may not notice how […]

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Working for a New Year’s Smile

Tuesday December 18, 2018

Take the Encouragement from Your San Antonio TX Pediatric Dentist to Care for Your Child’s Smile in the New Year   Another incredible year is coming to an end, allowing us to have a fresh start as 2019 approaches. You may be compiling your list of New Year’s resolutions and insisting that you’ll be sticking […]

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Ways to Make Your Holiday Meals Smile-Friendly

Friday November 30, 2018

Within the next month, we’ll be swamped with so many holiday plans, we won’t know which dinner to go to! Sometimes, the right answer is to go to all of them, and while your friends and family may appreciate seeing you during this wonderful time of the year, your smile may not be so grateful. […]

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Way to Protect Your Teeth on Halloween

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Ways to Save Your Smile on Halloween with Your Kid’s Dentist Office in San Antonio   Parents around the nation may be worried about the amount of candy that they’ll have to keep away from their children come Halloween night, but there is a positive side to this spooky and sweet holiday. Instead of doing […]

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Common Dental Injuries in Sports

Friday September 28, 2018

As the weather changes, kids, teens, and adults alike are shifting into a new season of sports. Our athletes participating in football, field hockey, soccer, and other potentially aggressive contact sports are all at risk for several kinds of injuries, including dental. According to the American Dental Assistants Association, 5 million Americans lose teeth in […]

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Brushing Habits to Break

Wednesday August 29, 2018

Brushing your teeth has become a staple in your routine since you were a child, working every day to maintain a strong and healthy smile. Your pediatric dentist in San Antonio, Dr. Castillo, understands that there are some habits you can easily fall into, especially ones that you may not even notice are harmful! Thankfully, […]

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Prepare Your Smile for Vacation

Tuesday July 31, 2018

When you begin planning a vacation, it’s hard to focus on what needs to be done before you head off for ultimate relaxation. Before you go, we believe that having a peace of mind about your smile is important, so you can fully enjoy your trip without worrying about cavities, tooth pain, and any other […]

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WE HAVE CONVENIENT EXTENDED HOURS

We understand that parents, at times, are unable to take care of their children’s dental needs during regular business hours. That’s why we are happy to offer services on Saturday morning and have an extended day on Wednesday until 7pm.