Welcome To Star Pediatric Dentistry
Welcome to Star Pediatric Dentistry, serving the littlest smiles of Manalapan. We are committed to your child’s positive early dental experiences, and we strive to treat our little patients with respect and compassion. From your baby’s first tooth to your teenager’s wisdom teeth, Dr. Verma and his stellar team are here to give your family the tools and treatments necessary for a lifetime of healthy, radiant smiles.
Rishi Verma, DDS, FAAPD
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Take a tour of our office before your first visit.
We are proud to offer dental services for special needs patients. It is important to us that each and every patient feels comfortable coming to the dentist.
The most common anesthetic we use is a local anesthetic. This blocks pain in a specific area of the mouth. We often apply a topical anesthetic to numb the area before we give the injection.
My son has special needs (autistic) and at 8 years old has still never had a successful dental cleaning. That all changed today when we took him to Star Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Donohue and Ashley are AMAZING people . The staff was so patient and understanding of what he was comfortable with that he was willing to sit for a 45 minute cleaning, in 10 second increments. His teeth went from zero to hero in those 45 minutes. Despite not being able to truly verbally communicate, they were both able to set expectations, build trust with him, and respect his boundaries. (He was still wearing the blue exam gloves they gave him when we got home!)
As a parent, I am blown away by the professionalism, capability and compassion we saw today. This was just such a surprising and wonderful outcome, I would recommend anyone and everyone looking for pediatric dental care to drive however far they need to drive to get to this office.. particularly if you've had bad experiences in the past or a child with special circumstances.
THANK YOU, STAR PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY!Dori P.9/03/2020
This office is the best! My daughter asked the assistant (I didn't catch her name but she was great, just like everyone else in the office) if they did birthday parties there! Dr. Verma is very patient with her and always takes the time to explain everything to me which I very much appreciate. Also, Maddie at the front desk is always very kind and so helpful. Highly recommend, wouldn't consider bringing my child anywhere else.Vyctoria D.10/26/2020
Definitely hands down the best!!! Such a great vibe when walking in from the friendly team members, definitely love their attitude and energy!
Most people tend to be nervous going to the dentist, especially children! But not mine
These girls definitely know how to brighten up their day and Dr Verma is so patient and gentle. He really takes his time and is the real deal.rahul s.1/30/2021
My daughter is terrified of the dentist and the wonderful doctor, hygienists, staff workers at Star Pediatric were absolutely phenomenal!!!! They were kind and patient with her. They talked her through everything. She left the office excited and thankful. What a fantastic experience!!!Jennifer L.7/02/2021
Highly Recommend Star Pediatric Dentistry! It was everything I could have wanted for my son’s first dental appointment. The office was super kid friendly, the staff was patient and Dr. Donahue was the best!Brittany O.4/21/2021
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