About Pediatric Dentistry
A gorgeous, healthy smile is important at all ages. MINT dentistry focuses on giving each child a fun and stress-free dental experience at our office in Arlington, 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 Arlington, TX.
"This is the best dentist office ever. There staff is nice and professional. I recommend everyone to visit here.Erica is such a friendly young lady and explained all of my options and ensured me things will be fine. Always a great experience! #mintdenistry"- B. / Google / Aug 31, 2019
"The Mint team squeezed me and two of my daughter's into their schedule on a day when they had no appointments and were having a lunch and learn. I REEEAALLYYY appreciate their flexibility despite the short notice. It helped to save my PTO days doing all of our appointments in one day.They even gave me an extra sandwich from their lunch and learn so I could keep me appointment time. And they played all my his on Pandora music.Their prices were so discounted that I almost felt guilty for paying such low prices. The Smile More Club is everything!!! Dr. Smith and her team were patient with us even though we were all very nervous. I couldn't believe my younger daughter didn't cry or refuse to cooperate. The staff was so patient and pleasant. They continued to render friendly service to me even while I was screaming profanities during the local anaesthetic?. I don't respond well to pain?. Instead of kicking me out of the office for scaring the other patients they helped me be brave and took great care of my teeth.Going to the dentist can be terrible but they made the best of it."- J.F. / Google / Feb 27, 2019
"Great service, everyone was very nice. I ambalway hesitant to come to the dentist. The dental hygienist made me feel comfortable."- V.C. / Google / Feb 26, 2019
"Wow these people are great , special thanks to Gloria so kind and beautiful who did my whitening trays, Chasity did an awesome job with the cleaning, Martin as well acommadated me with everything over all a great experience"- G.A. / Google / Feb 26, 2019
"Taylor was awesome! They were very friendly, informative, and quick!"- E.W. / Google / Feb 26, 2019
Best Candidates for Pediatric Dentistry
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 with Pediatric Dentistry
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. Preventive treatments like fluoride rinses or sealants 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 cutting-edge dental technology and advanced techniques to ensure your family's dental treatments are fast and comfortable while still effective.
Pediatric Dentistry Treatment Aftercare
If one of our dental professionals detects a problem during your child’s oral health exam, 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 teeth straightening, a tooth-colored filling, or treatment for a cracked tooth, 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
Pediatric exams once a year along with cleanings twice a year 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 with annual exams and bi-annual cleanings 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 Arlington, TX.