About Pediatric Dentistry
Knowing you have a healthy, beautiful smile makes you feel more confident no matter how old you are. The experienced team at MINT dentistry wants to provide each child a fun and stress-free experience during every visit to our office in Houston, TX, so they will have a positive association with dental health that makes it easier for them to have a lifetime of healthy smiles. Children should be scheduled 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 how your child's teeth are developing, look for areas of concern, and show 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, a team member will give them an iPad loaded with fun, parent-approved games and videos to keep them busy during their visit. Help your child get a healthy, beautiful smile by scheduling an appointment for them at MINT dentistry in Houston, TX.
"Great experience with excellent customer service. Definitely recommend."- A.W. / Google / May 02, 2021
"I had an amazing experience with Cassandra and Dr. Lopez! They both were super sweet and even put on Netflix for me. This was by far the best dentist visit I’ve ever had."- M.O. / Google / Apr 29, 2021
"First time going to Mint Dentistry and I am so glad I did! The dentistry is clean and modern. The front desk staff was SO welcoming and helpful. As soon as I was brought to my room, I was asked if I wanted to watch a movie or listen to a station on Pandora of my choice ( I chose Neo Soul). Dr.Lopez was very knowledgeable and I felt at ease asking him all the questions and clarifications I needed. I felt that I was in caring hands. The Hygienist was also so kind, sweet and caring. I had a deep cleaning all while listening to the Neo Soul music ( how relaxing!) . I will need a root canal. I never felt they were trying to push any services on me. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this place. I was also pleased to see different ethnicities on their team (great representation). I have finally found my dentistry!"- L.J. / Google / Apr 27, 2021
"Had a wonderful experience here at Mint Greenway, was greeted with a warm smile from the moment I walked in the door. Every step of the way was explained with great detail making sure I was comfortable. Cassandra was sweet and amazing helping me with my X-rays and making sure I had no questions. Dr. Lopez addressed my concern and made me feel at ease. Alexander the office manager was very attentive to my concern knew exactly how my insurance worked and explained it to me in great detail keeping my best interest in mind. I would definitely recommended greenway for your dental needs you will not be disappointed!!"- S.A. / Google / Apr 24, 2021
"Great experience! Always quick and easy! I usually hate getting x-rays but they are so good I don’t mind it here."- M.B. / Google / Apr 23, 2021
Your child can begin to develop 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 one and a half years old, so a MINT dental professional can start monitoring for issues like misalignment. Your child may have their baby teeth for many years, so it is important that they are healthy so their permanent teeth can grow in properly. This includes scheduling appointments for an annual pediatric exam and bi-annual cleanings.
What to Expect
When it's time for your child's exam and cleaning, we will help them feel safe and comfortable. We will tell your child what is going to happen at every step so they understand the process. They will get to wear MINT sunglasses while they sit back in a special treatment chair. One of our MINT team members will begin a simple exam of your child’s mouth followed by a professional cleaning. Proactive treatments like sealants or fluoride may be recommended to help protect the teeth as your child grows older. If your MINT dental team discovers an issue, we'll talk to you to create a treatment plan based on both what your child needs and what they can easily tolerate. We are committed to using advanced dental technology and modern techniques to ensure your child's routine care and treatments are effective but also fast and comfortable.
If your dentist diagnoses an issue at your child’s dental exam, you may need to schedule a follow-up appointment for treatment. All of your MINT dentistry professionals are skilled at meeting all the dental care needs of your family. If your child needs an orthodontic treatment, a filling for a cavity, or care after a dental injury, we are here to help. To maintain a healthy mouth, MINT dentistry recommends you make appointments at least twice a year for your child. Following a dental exam, cleaning, treatment, or procedure, we suggest following a daily routine of brushing and flossing, which our MINT dentistry team will help your child understand with education and demonstrations.
The MINT Commitment
Cleanings twice a year along with an annual pediatric dental exam are typically paid, fully or partially, by dental insurance. If a treatment or procedure is required, our office will reach out to your insurance company to determine what is covered and any remaining cost. If you aren't covered by dental insurance, our office accepts many payment methods so your family's dental care is easier to afford. MINT dentistry believes that good oral health and a great smile are invaluable assets, and we are committed to helping you. Talk to your MINT dentistry team to learn more about getting your family on the MINT Discount Plan.
Finest Pediatric Care
You can help your child develop great habits and good dental health that will benefit them for life by scheduling a pediatric oral health exam at MINT dentistry. Our team believes it is helpful to begin receiving dental care early to prevent bigger conditions, and to keep your child’s smile bright and healthy. To schedule a visit for your child, contact our team in Houston, TX.