About Pediatric Dentistry
Having a healthy, beautiful smile boosts your confidence in every stage of life. At MINT dentistry, our goal is to provide each child a fun and stress-free experience when they visit our practice in Shenandoah, TX, so they will form a positive association with dental health that reinforces good, lifelong habits. Parents should schedule visits for their children to MINT dentistry at least twice a year for dental cleanings and exams. During their visit, our team of board-certified dentists will assess your child's development, look for areas of concern, and teach your child 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, we will give them an iPad loaded with fun, parent-approved apps and videos to keep them busy during their visit. Give your child the gift of a beautiful smile by scheduling an appointment for them at MINT dentistry in Shenandoah, TX.
"The experience here was amazing down to the checking in process to savannah walking me through all the set up and making me fee very welcomed...Alana my hygienist was Amazing!! She took excellent care of me and made she I was comfortable the entire time and gave me great advice for after care would recommend mint dentistry to everyone!!"- K.R. / Google / Mar 12, 2021
"The staff is very professional with excellent chair side manners."- A.A. / Google / Mar 10, 2021
"I've been coming here for a couple years. I will NOT go anywhere else. The staff here are all so friendly, inviting, and always accommodating to your needs. On top of having great interpersonal skills, the doctor, hygienists, assistants, all have amazing work ethics and preform expertly while also taking into consideration and holding at high priority, your comfort level. And above all, they genuinely care. As for the facility itself, it's not your typical dentist office. You dont feel so much that you're sitting in a bland, emotionless doctor's office. The lobby accommodates with free tablets to use, magazines, comfortable furniture, free sunglasses to protect from the lights/splashing water, they even offer free bottled water. The 'office' where you're seated for your procedure is always clean and inviting. They provide you with headphones to listen to music and watch movies (headphones not required) and will even put on youtube if you'd rather. I definitely recommend MINT to anyone, especially those who may fear going to the dentist. MINT is definitely 100% a whole new experience that is far better than any I've had in the past."- J.H. / Google / Mar 04, 2021
"Mint is incredible! From the moment you walk in, you are warmly welcomed. They offered us water and lead us through the check in process. My 6yo and I had appointments one after the other. The entire staff was so kind, patient, and encouraging to him. They put on a movie for him while they did his dental work. He has sensory processing issues and were very flexible to find ways to help him through the process. The chairs also give a massage so that helped him feel comfortable. I was also satisfied by the overall experience. The only reason I took off one star was for the timing of our appointments. I have a feeling it was just a busy evening for the office, but we were there from 245-6 pm. And all we had done were xrays, pictures, deep cleaning and I got my permanent retainers out... which took maybe 15 minutes. I will definitely be returning! I’m super thankful for Jasmine, Alana and Olivia who all helped us as well as the lovely ladies at the front desk. The doctor was very good at explaining everything in detail and reassuring us that all will be well. Overall an incredible experience! Also, my husband had two fillings when they went with our daughter and he said it was the most pleasant filling experience he had ever had."- K.R. / Google / Mar 02, 2021
"The people that work here are just simply put great. Highly recommend this place to any one looking for a dentist."- O.S. / Google / Feb 05, 2021
Problems like tooth decay and cavities can develop as early as two years old. MINT dentistry suggests you bring your child for their first visit by the time they are a year and a half, so a MINT dental professional can check for any development problems. Your child may have their baby teeth for a while, so it is important that they stay healthy while they wait for their adult teeth to grow in. This starts with scheduling appointments every six months for a professional cleaning.
What to Expect
At the start of your child's appointment, we want to help them feel safe so they have a positive experience. We will explain everything that is being done and why so they feel more comfortable with the process. They will put on MINT sunglasses as they relax in a comfortable treatment chair. One of our MINT team members will begin a simple exam of your child’s mouth and then a quick cleaning. Dental sealants or fluoride treatments may be recommended to help protect the teeth as your child grows older. If we find a problem, we'll develop a personalized plan for treatment that focuses on your child's needs and comfort level. Our office is committed to using state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to ensure our pediatric procedures are as quick, comfortable, and effective as possible.
Should we find a concern in your child’s appointment, you may need to schedule a follow-up appointment for treatment. Every dentist and team member at MINT dentistry is skilled at comprehensive dental care for your family that fits your needs. If your child needs a filling for a cavity, urgent care for an injured tooth, or Invisalign®, we are happy to help. For healthy teeth and gums, MINT dentistry recommends you visit our office every six months for your child. To maintain the results of a cleaning or another procedure, we suggest following a daily home care routine, which we will help demonstrate to your child.
The MINT Commitment
Annual pediatric exams and bi-annual cleanings are generally included if you have dental insurance. If a treatment or procedure is required, we will speak to your insurance provider to determine your benefits and out-of-pocket costs. If you don't have dental insurance, MINT dentistry takes many payment methods so you can easily fit your child's dental care into your budget. MINT dentistry believes that a healthy mouth and beautiful smile are invaluable assets, and we are committed to helping your family. Ask our team to learn more about the MINT Discount Plan.
Finest Pediatric Care
Make sure your child develops healthy habits that will stick with them for a lifetime starting with annual exams at MINT dentistry. Our team believes it is smart to begin receiving dental care early to prevent future problems, and to keep your child’s smile bright and healthy. To schedule an appointment for your child, contact MINT dentistry in Shenandoah, TX.