Burst Dental + Kids

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About Us

Our Mission

Welcome to Burst Dental + Kids where our team prides ourselves on providing the highest quality dental care in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. At Burst Dental + Kids we are committed to ensuring a positive dental experience for kids of all ages! We strive to provide an environment that promotes prevention and early detection of dental issues to ensure lifelong smiles. Serving infants, children, adolescents, special needs patients and adults in Carrollton, Texas and the surrounding cities!

Amenities

At Burst Dental + Kids you can rest assured that patient comfort is at the center of what we do. From our fun and interactive arcade waiting room, to our digitally enhanced treatment rooms, Burst Dental + Kids utilizes the most advanced technology to make sure your visit is a comfortable one. The treatment rooms have television above each chair to keep patients entertained during the procedure. We have nitrous oxide, more commonly referred as laughing gas, to safely and effectively manage pain and anxiety during necessary dental treatments.

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Meet Dr. Rodriguez

Dr. Nicholas (Nick) Rodriguez is a board certified pediatric dentist. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Originally from McAllen, Texas, Dr. Nick obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Baylor University in 2014. He received his Master of Public Health at The University of Texas School of Public Health in 2018 and Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2019.  He then completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry in 2021 at Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Boston Children’s Hospital, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Rodriguez is passionate about working with apprehensive patients and those with special healthcare needs.  He values the importance of teaching families about oral hygiene and dietary practices to prevent cavities and gum disease.  His passions for public health and pediatrics go hand in hand when it comes to treating his patients.

Dr. Rodriguez is an active member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southwest Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and Hispanic Dental Association.

In his free time, Dr. Rodriguez is an avid college football fan, and enjoys keeping up with an active lifestyle and spending time with his dog, Luna.

Dr. Nicholas Rodriguez
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Meet Dr. Rodriguez

Dr. Nicholas (Nick) Rodriguez is a board certified pediatric dentist. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Originally from McAllen, Texas, Dr. Nick obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Baylor University in 2014. He received his Master of Public Health at The University of Texas School of Public Health in 2018 and Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2019.  He then completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry in 2021 at Harvard School of Dental Medicine/Boston Children’s Hospital, where he served as chief resident.

Dr. Rodriguez is passionate about working with apprehensive patients and those with special healthcare needs.  He values the importance of teaching families about oral hygiene and dietary practices to prevent cavities and gum disease.  His passions for public health and pediatrics go hand in hand when it comes to treating his patients.

Dr. Rodriguez is an active member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Southwest Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and Hispanic Dental Association.

In his free time, Dr. Rodriguez is an avid college football fan, and enjoys keeping up with an active lifestyle and spending time with his dog, Luna.

Meet Dr. Houari

Dr. Houari is a dedicated general dentist hailing from Plano, TX, with a true Texan spirit and a passion for providing exceptional dental care to children. His journey in dentistry began at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he graduated with honors, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. This pivotal time in his education sparked his calling towards dentistry, as he recognized the profound impact oral health has on overall well-being. Driven by his passion, Dr. Houari pursued his dental education at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, graduating with honors and acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to deliver outstanding dental care to all patients. 

Throughout his career, he has garnered extensive experience working with patients of all ages, including infants as young as 6 months old. Dr. Houari firmly believes in keeping his patients at ease, and he achieves this by thoroughly educating parents on their children’s oral health, attentively listening to their concerns, and ensuring the most comfortable experience possible.

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To stay at the forefront of his field, Dr. Houari is committed to continuous education. He remains an active member of prominent professional organizations, including the ADA, the Texas Dental Association, and the North Texas Dental Society. By staying up-to-date with the latest advancements and literature, he consistently provides the most advanced and evidence-based care to his patients, ensuring their dental needs are met with the highest standards of excellence. 

When not caring for smiles, Dr. Houari enjoys spending time with his wife and son, exploring the great outdoors, or volunteering in the community. He is a firm believer in giving back and strives to make a positive impact on the lives of children beyond their dental health. Trust Dr. Houari to guide you or your child’s dental journey and build healthy smiles that radiate happiness!

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