About Pediatric Dentistry
A gorgeous, healthy smile is important at all ages. At MINT dentistry, our goal is to provide each child a fun and stress-free dental experience at our office in Houston, TX, so they will develop a positive association with dental health that lasts the rest of their life. You should schedule your child’s visits to MINT dentistry at least twice a year for dental cleanings and exams. During their visit, our team of board-certified dentists will assess the development of your child’s teeth, look for issues, and educate your child on how to care for their mouth. MINT dentistry has been named “Best Family Dentist” by Consumers Choice two years in a row. When your child arrives, our front staff will give them an iPad already loaded with fun, parent-approved games to keep them busy during their visit. Start your child off with a great smile by scheduling an appointment for them at MINT dentistry in Houston, TX.
Children can have cavities and tooth decay as early as two years old. MINT dentistry suggests you bring your child for their first visit by the time they are 18 months old, so a MINT dental professional can make sure there are no overbite problems or structural issues. Your child may have their baby teeth for several years, so it is important that they remain in good health until their permanent teeth have grown in. This means scheduling appointments twice a year for exams and cleanings.
What to Expect
Before our team of talented dental professionals begins your child’s dental exam, we will make sure they feel safe and comfortable. We will talk to your child and explain what is happening so they are part of the process. They will be given a pair of MINT sunglasses and asked to relax in one of our super comfy treatment chairs. One of our MINT team members will begin a simple exam of your child’s mouth before performing a cleaning. Dental sealants or fluoride treatments may be recommended to strengthen and protect your child's teeth as they develop. Should our team identify a concern, a customized treatment plan will be created with your child’s utmost care and comfort in mind. MINT dentistry is committed to using state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to ensure your family's dental treatments are as quick, comfortable, and effective as possible.
If one of our dental professionals detects a problem during your child’s appointment, you may need to schedule a follow-up appointment for treatment. Our MINT team of dentists is skilled at providing comprehensive and compassionate dental care. If your child needs a filling for a cavity, urgent care for an injured tooth, or Invisalign®, we are ready to help. For optimal oral health, MINT dentistry recommends you schedule dental cleanings in six-month intervals and dental exams once a year for your child. Aftercare following a regularly scheduled dental exam or cleaning includes a dedicated at-home oral health regimen, as instructed by the MINT dentistry team.
The MINT Commitment
Annual pediatric exams and bi-annual cleanings are usually covered by your dental insurance provider. If a treatment or procedure is required, our MINT support staff will contact your provider to determine any additional costs. If you do not have dental insurance, we accept many payment methods to help make your child's dental care easier to afford. MINT dentistry believes that a beautiful smile and a healthy mouth are invaluable assets, and we are committed to helping you afford both. Speak with a member of our MINT dentistry team to learn more about our affordable dentistry plans.
Finest Pediatric Care
Help your child develop good dental health habits for the rest of their life starting with annual exams at MINT dentistry. Our team believes it is important to begin receiving dental care early to prevent potential issues, and to keep your child’s smile bright and healthy. To schedule a comprehensive dental examination for your child, contact our office in Houston, TX.