We believe that each day is a reason to smile.
Our team are experts on easy visits for parents and patients.
We make 1st visits like a
day at the beach!
You won't believe how excited your
kids will be for their next visit.
We strive for on-time appointments
to get them back to their day.
We think a smile lights up the world.
Meet Our Doctor
We are open to serve you, answer questions or schedule an appointment during the following hours:
Monday – Thursday:
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Office Hours vary occasionally.
We are Closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Our primary asset is our fun, caring and amazing team.
Your child’s appointment will be comfortable and enjoyable because of our team and the relaxed environment that we have created.
We cultivate a relationship with each of our patients, which not only ensures better children’s dental care, but also turns a visit to the dentist into a visit between friends. Our team members enjoy a long term relationship with both the office and our patients. Several of our team have been with us for over ten years. Many of our current patients’ parents were also seen by our office as a child!
Everyday is a new day to smile
at our office!
Frequently Asked Questions
We try our best to accommodate our patients as much as possible when scheduling appointments. We have found that preschool children are better to be seen early in the morning when they are fresher and more cooperative. Likewise, children with a lot of dental work to be done should be seen in the morning we well. We realize that after-school appointments are often the most convenient. However, there may be times when we will need to schedule your appointment earlier in the day.
We request 24-hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment. We are aware that unforeseen events sometimes require missing an appointment, but we ask for your help as a courtesy to all of our patients.
We invite you to stay with your child during the initial examination. During future visits, if you choose, you may observe your child receiving treatment. Please feel free to ask questions at any time. For safety and privacy of all patients, children who are not being treated should remain in the reception room with a supervising adult.
In case of an emergency, we are available during our regular office hours (listed above). At other times, our answering machine will provide you with the phone number of the doctor on call.
We make every effort to provide a treatment plan which fits your timetable and budget and gives your child the best possible care. Your treatment plan will include a breakdown of all applicable fees, and we will inform you of all costs before treatment is administered.
We accept cash, checks, MasterCard, Visa, Discover Card, Care Credit and most dental insurance plans.
You must be familiar with your insurance plan. As a courtesy to you, we will try to estimate what your plan covers and file your claim electronically on the day of treatment. However, we cannot and do not guarantee what your insurance will or will not pay on your claim because we do not have the contract with your insurance company, you do.
Typically, most insurance plans pay between 50%-80% and imply that any fee greater than their "allowable fee" is unreasonable or well above what most dentists charge. This is simply not true. What your insurance plan does cover is determined by how much you or your employer paid for coverage and the type of plan your employer set up. In general, less expensive plans will use lower "allowable fees". Regardless of what your insurance company pays, you are ultimately responsible for any account balance.
Do you offer a discount for children of military personnel?
We know the sacrifices made by military families. So, yes, we offer a significant discount to children of active duty military personnel.
The American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association recommends that your child be seen for their first dental visit by the time they reach one year old. Let your child’s first tooth remind you that it’s time for them to see Dr. Solis. Early prevention and education is crucial at this time. The first visit includes a review of your child’s medical and dental history and an initial examination. At this time, we will “count your child’s teeth.” After a comprehensive examination, we will discuss our dental findings with you. Dental x-rays or “pictures,” if necessary are also taken to ensure a thorough examination followed by oral hygiene instruction to emphasize proper oral health care.
All aspects of a preventive dental health program including diet, hygiene and fluoride will also be discussed. It is always better to make a first dental appointment before your child has a dental problem. By establishing a dental home for your children, they are more likely to receive appropriate preventive and routine oral health care as they grow from infants through their teenage years. At Dentistry Just For Kids, we encourage you to be an active member of your child’s oral health care.
Please print and fill out our new patient forms and bring them completed with your insurance card to your first appointment.
Our patients safety and comfort is our 1st priority.
Everyday is an adventure.
Pediatric Dentistry is the dental specialty recognized by the American Dental Association which encompasses comprehensive dental care for all children, from infancy through adolescence.
A children’s dental specialist like Dr. Solis is a practitioner who, after becoming a general dentist (often called a family dentist), has completed an additional two years of post-doctoral training in the recognition and treatment of children’s dental services. Specialty education includes child psychology, behavior guidance, preventive techniques & restorative dentistry.
A thorough exam will be done to evaluate the health of your child’s teeth, gums and mouth. Dr. Solis will evaluate your child’s growth and development and check to make sure your child's oral development is on track. Our office will make child-specific recommendations for the need of sealants, fluoride and other services based on your child’s individual needs and habits.
Dr. Solis and his team strives to make each visit fun, educational and memorable for you and your child.
Why choose a pediatric dentist?
Learn more about pediatric dental topics:
Establishing your Child's Dental Home
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry encourages parents and other care providers to help every child establish a dental home by 12 months of age. Establishing a dental home provides some key components to dental care for your child including...
• Comprehensive oral health care including acute care and preventive services.
• Individualized preventive dental health program based upon a caries-risk assessment.
• Anticipatory guidance regarding growth and development.
• Plan for acute dental trauma (emergencies).
• Dietary counseling.
• Referrals to dental specialists when care cannot directly be provided within the dental home.
• Referral at an age determined by patient, parent, and pediatric dentist.
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See You Soon!
We teach good dental habits early.
We can’t wait
to see your smile!
We love getting to
watch our patients
We make every visit fun.
525 Doddridge Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411 [map]
Dr. Steven Solis, DDS
Pediatric Dental Specialist
525 Doddridge Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78411 [map]
Dr. Steven Solis was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He graduated from the Health Science Academy at Foy H. Moody High School in 2007 followed by his attendance at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas where he received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 2011. He went on to attend dental school at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, graduating in 2015 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery. After dental school he spent the next two years in Holyoke, Massachusetts where he first completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency through the New York University-Lutheran system and then practiced dentistry at the Children’s Dentistry of Chicopee. Dr. Solis then completed his two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at the Laredo Branch of the University of Texas Health-San Antonio.
Dr. Solis’ hobbies include cycling, scoping out local eateries, traveling for continuing education courses, and anything in the realm of superheroes.