MPDC is a prevention-focused dental office. All of our patients receive a cavity risk assessment, oral hygiene instruction, and an age appropriate prevention plan. We believe that all children are unique and require different approaches in dealing with their behavior, guiding their dental growth and development, and preventing future dental problems. Dr. Tyra J. Manso is a Board-Certified pediatric dentist and her practice philosophy is based on the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD).
Montclair Pediatric Dental Care is a family-friendly and modern dental office conveniently located in Montclair Center. The inspiration for our office is children’s creativity and artistry, which can be seen in our décor. Our large windows provide ample natural light resulting in a calm setting. We use state-of-the-art energy efficient equipment and eco-friendly materials.
Our office, as well as the The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Dental Association (ADA), and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) all recommend establishing a "Dental Home" for your child by one year of age. Children who have a dental home are more likely to receive appropriate preventive and routine oral health care. Make Montclair Pediatric Dental Care your child's dental home today.What to Expect
Dr. Manso is a Board-Certified pediatric dentist. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with departmental distinction from the University of Illinois in 2001. She graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2006. Following dental school, she completed her pediatric dental residency in 2008 at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Manso enjoys volunteering at local schools and teaching kids how oral health can be fun. Her passions include traveling with her husband and son, and exploring restaurants in Montclair, NJ, where she resides.
"It's like walking into the office of relative, beautiful smiles, very pleasant,
professional, and caring. My daughter is 6 yrs old, she loves going to this dentist
and seeing the doc and the staff, not to mention the little toys the kids can have
when they're done. when I was a kid they gave out lollipops...guess my dentist back
then wanted to make sure I came back real soon lol. I can't say enough about how
happy I am to know that my daughter will grow up with the best of the best."
-Martino S. 6/2020
"I’ve been to another pediatric dentist with my son and this one is way better. A
truly great experience. They were fast and efficient. Thank you to Judy who helped
us schedule our appointment, gave us great rates for self-pay, and was extremely
polite when we came for our appointment. Dr. Manso was great with my son and was so
sweet. She made sure I did not leave with any unanswered questions. Our hygienist, I
believe her name was Melissa, was wonderful, to say the least!!! She helped my son
understand there was nothing to be afraid of. And he was a champ. She gave me tips
to work on at home and explained what she was doing and why the whole exam through.
Thank you to the entire staff here. It was a great experience and I can’t wait to
see you all in 6 months."
-Stephanie B. 1/2020
“ I literally never write reviews but for Dr. Manso, I have to sing her praises. She
and her team at Montclair Pediatric Dental are top notch. I have been taking my 2
kids there since we moved to Montclair and she and her practice are amazing. They
are so professional, timely, organized, have a beautiful and clean office, and most
important, they are loving and gentle with the kids. I can't say enough good things
about her. I'm thankful to have found a doctor and a practice that I trust and that
my kids can grow with over the years.”
- William A. 1/2020
“3 years later and I still love all the people at this office as much as I did the
first time I went! My kids look forward to seeing Dr. Manso and her team. I wish I
was younger so Dr. Manso could take care of my teeth.”
- Brittany D. 12/2019
“Dr. Manso and the Montclair Pediatric staff/family are the epitome of
professionalism, warmth, inspiration and knowledge! Dr. Manso is a true treasure to
the Montclair community as well as the entire county of Essex! Your babies are in
the best of hands.”
- Tash H. 09/2019