About Oral Exams
The key to a healthy, gorgeous smile is proactive dental care. MINT dentistry in Houston, TX recommends bi-annual exams and dental cleanings. Dental exams at MINT dentistry will include an evaluation of your overall oral health and hygiene, including cavities, root decay, oral cancer as well as your risk for gum and bone disease. Our qualified MINT dental professionals will assess your need for treatment or restorations utilizing state-of-the-art technology like digital x-rays. Residents in Houston, TX are encouraged to schedule bi-annual dental examinations for themselves and their entire family at MINT dentistry to make sure their photos are full of healthy, beautiful smiles.
"Another awesome experience at my Mint dentistry office on Little York. These guys and beauties are one scale up scale. I always love going to my appointments!! Professionalism at its best.Great experience with Bailey. Very charming. She greeted me at the door with her beautiful smile. Checked me in immediately. Offered amenities ei glasses, water, tablet & headphones. I love how friendly everyone is at MY Little York location. They are personal yet very professional. And the reason for my smile."- M. . / Google / Aug 24, 2019
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"Special thanks to Mr. Curtis at front desk he was a great help and attentive to my current situation"- J.W. / Google / Mar 04, 2019
"Ashley,Curtis and my doctor Daisy were great and fast, they took great care of me.will be back soon"- K.C. / Google / Mar 04, 2019
"I actually went to the Cypress location. Let me tell you how professional they are! I went it for a tooth extraction and the process was actually very quick. I was even seen immediately afterwards when i was experiencing too much pain. They are just incredible and remember you every time you come in."- S.M. / Google / Mar 04, 2019
Dental exams should be scheduled at least once a year starting at about 18 months old. MINT dentistry offers superior dental care to every member of your family and we can help address dental conditions of varying stages with proven techniques and advanced technology. We focus on providing a positive experience for younger patients so it's easier to keep them coming back for a lifetime of good oral hygiene. We also like to help our adult patients who may have had a negative experience at another dental office. We like to help them feel safe and comfortable during their time at MINT dentistry.
What to Expect
You will be given a pair of our swanky MINT sunglasses to wear during your exam as you relax in one of our luxurious treatment chairs. Your exam will begin with an overall evaluation of your mouth and teeth while you catch up on your favorite shows beneath our flat-screen televisions or jam out with a pair of our Beats headphones. Next, a member of the MINT dentistry team will take digital x-rays of your mouth and screen for abnormal tissue. You can expect an evaluation of your head and neck, including your jaw, temporomandibular joints (TMJ), and bite. A MINT dental professional will go over your results and, if any problems are found, your treatment options will be reviewed. We will discuss any health problems you have, including any medications you may be taking and how they might impact your oral health. Finally, your dentist will examine any restorations you have, like dentures or a bridge, to check the fit and wear.
If our team does not identify any dental issues, then the only aftercare necessary would be to continue a regimen of home oral care, which includes brushing and flossing twice a day. You should also continue to schedule bi-annual dental exams and cleanings at MINT dentistry. Most patients will only need a dental exam twice a year, but MINT dentistry may suggest scheduling exams more often for patients with certain oral health problems. If our team does see something that needs to be addressed, treatment options will be discussed and scheduled. For example, if a cavity is found, you will need to schedule an appointment to have it treated with a tooth-colored filling.
The MINT Commitment
Since a dental exam is so important to your oral health, it is typically covered by dental insurance. MINT dentistry will work with your dental insurance company to determine your coverage and any out-of-pocket costs. If you do not have dental insurance, we offer the MINT Discount Plan that features large discounts on most every dental procedure at MINT. An added bonus to visiting for your yearly dental exams is free teeth whitening. At MINT dentistry, we provide complimentary dental trays and whitening gel to every patient at their regularly scheduled exams and cleanings. Nothing makes us happier than helping you achieve your brightest, healthiest smile.
Optimal Oral Health
Proactive dental care at MINT dentistry can help you and your family smile brightly in your next portrait. MINT dentistry recommends regularly scheduled dental cleanings and exams to prevent dental conditions and optimize your overall health. Our dental exams are a positive experience for you and every member of your family. With a convenient location and state-of-the-art technology, we make it easy to keep your family's smiles healthy. Contact our office in Houston, TX to schedule your next appointment.