• Top Five Things to Keep Your Dentist Smiling
    Come say hello twice a year. The American Dental Association says two times is the charm. Multiple visits a year lets us keep an eye out for any developing issues. Read more
  • Losing a Baby Tooth
    It seems like yesterday. There you were, comforting your baby through sleepless nights, soothing her with a dentist-approved teether, celebrating as that first tiny tooth poked through her gums. And Read more
  • Happy Gums, Happy Heart!
    Medical doctors and dental health professionals, like the doctor, have debated over the connection (or lack thereof) between gum disease and heart disease. While there still is no unanimous consensus Read more
  • Keep Those Teeth Shipshape, Matey!
    September 19th is just around the corner, and you know what that means—Aye, matey, it’s “Talk Like a Pirate Day”! Why do we have a “Talk Like a Pirate Day” Read more
  • Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!
    Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our Brownsville, Texas office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Read more
  • Infant Teething Remedies: What Might Help—And What to Avoid
    Some lucky babies wake one morning displaying a brand new tooth to the complete surprise of their unsuspecting parents! But your happy baby is irritable and drooling. Or your hearty Read more
  • Five Reasons for Your Bad Breath
    Bad breath, or halitosis, is probably not a matter of life or death. But it can make you feel self-conscious and have a negative impact on your life. The majority Read more
  • Seven Ways to Repurpose Old Toothbrushes
    It’s done a wonderful job for you, but after three or four months, the time has come to retire your toothbrush. Bristles that once easily removed food particles and plaque Read more
  • Quit Smoking to Save Your Smile
    You’ve likely heard that smoking increases risk of lung cancer and emphysema. But did you realize that your cigarette habit also has an impact on your smile? Chronic smokers suffer Read more
  • Periodontal Disease in Adolescents
    the doctor and our team at Lower Valley Dental Associates know that periodontal disease isn't something exclusive to adults. It can affect adolescents as well. Gingivitis, which is a milder Read more
  • How To Properly Care For Your Dentures
    Lower Valley Dental Associates provides dentures in Brownsville, TX. Dr. Claudia Rodriguez, Dr. J. Patrick Pirtle, and Dr. M. Raquel Muniz love to see smiles restored with dentures! Dentures can Read more
  • Dental Implants Or Dentures? Deciding Which Is Right For You
    How dental implants or dentures from your dentists in Brownsville, TX, can give you a new smile If you are missing teeth, it’s important to replace them as soon as you Read more
  • The Benefits of Dental Implants
    Dental implants from your dentists in Brownsville, TX, can rebuild your smile. If you are missing teeth, there is nothing like dental implants to bring back your smile! Dental implants provide Read more
  • What Is Sedation Dentistry?
    Many people have fear or anxiety over visiting the dentist. It is common to fear the pain, but Dr. Claudia Rodriguez and Dr. J. Patrick Pirtle at Lower Valley Dental Read more
  • The Importance of Your Biannual Cleaning
    Have you scheduled your next teeth cleaning at the Brownsville, TX, offices of your dentists, Drs. Claudia Rodriguez and J. Patrick Pirtle yet? Visiting Lower Valley Dental Associates twice a Read more

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  • "They are very nice and friendly. The one who took care of my son was very thorough and explained everything that was going to be done and use. while making it all fun and comfortable for him. He had a fun experience there. Highly recommend this place."
    Diana G.
  • "Great experience, excellent staff, amazing service... top of care! Highly recommended 👌😉☺️"
    Nova B.
  • "I am in awe of this place. I have not gone into a dentist office this welcoming and understanding especially with this covid going on taking me in as a new patient with my pain. The staff and PA and Dr were very friendly. If anyone needs any work doe. I highly recommend this place beyond 5 star!"
    Jessica V.
  • "This was the best care for my child. They took her in as a new patient immediately. My daughter felt at ease and comfortable with Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Pirtle. Best experience by far! Great rates even as a new patient. I would recommend this place to everyone. Sofia says, “thank you” ☺️☺️"
    Mayra LM