Make Teeth Cleaning a Breeze with the Right Dentist

I vividly remember my dentist’s office as a child: big, uncomfortable couches in the waiting room, stacks of magazines that I didn’t find very interesting, and cold, dark exam rooms illuminated only by a single, glaring light overhead. My dentist was nice enough, but it clearly wasn’t a space designed for kids.

Once I became a parent, I was determined to create a better dental experience for my children. While getting your teeth cleaned may not be a favorite activity, finding a kid-friendly provider can make a big difference.

Kalamazoo offers a number of dentists that make children’s comfort level a priority. Exam rooms are open, colorful spaces. Waiting rooms have books and toys to pass the time. Checkups are thorough but brief and may include toys to hold, sunglasses to wear, or music to listen to.

Top Dentist for Kids in Kalamazoo

Every name in the guide received significant votes from our readers. Any sponsors you see were first voted by our readers, and then were invited to offer more information about their practice. For more trusted providers around Kalamazoo, consult the Top Doctors List.

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The American Association of Pediatric Dentists recommends taking your child to the dentist by his or her first birthday. Finding the right dentist for your family can benefit both you and your children; kids will be more comfortable during appointments, and you can feel confident knowing the dentist is well-loved and trusted by local families.

Voted Top Dentist for Kids

Dr. Jody Wrathall at Portage Pediatric Dentistry

Portage Pediatric Dentistry PLC

Portage Pediatric Dentistry

The mission of Portage Pediatric Dentistry is to help our patients have a positive dental experience and outlook when it comes to their oral health. We welcome parents to be involved in all aspects of their child’s dental appointment. It is a privilege for us to be a part of a child’s life, no matter how small. We celebrate a child’s triumphs: getting rid of a pacifier or no longer sucking their thumb, being able to take x-rays for the first time, having a no-cavity check-up, and for Dr. Jody especially, when a child comes in for an appointment very nervous but overcomes their fear, does a great job, and is so proud of themselves. We are so proud of them too!

Dr. Jody is a kind, compassionate, knowledgeable dentist. She understands children and their parents; she is dedicated to meeting the needs of the family as a whole, and that is truly priceless. We were also very impressed with the professionals she partners with to deliver exceptional care for in-office procedures requiring sedation. We would definitely recommend Portage Pediatric Dentistry to anyone looking for a children’s dentist ~ Haylee, (Parent of a patient)

3020 Old Centre Rd, Portage, MI 49024
FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | 269.323.8016

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More Reader-Recommended Dentists, in order of most votes:

  1. Wrathall, Dr. Jody (Portage Pediatric Dentistry)
  2. Basler, Dr. Ryan (Kalamazoo Pediatric Dentistry)
  3. Wang, Dr. Chaundi (Dr. Chaundi Wang Pediatric Dentistry, PC)
  4. VanHofwegen, Dr. Nathan (Kalamazoo Pediatric Dentistry)
  5. Cohrs, Dr. Keith (Cohrs Family Dentistry)

Find a Dentist that Puts Kids First

Teeth cleanings and cavity fillings are not at the top of every child’s wish list; however, having the right provider can make these experiences positive ones. In using a reader-recommended Kalamazoo dentist, you can feel confident that your provider is a trusted, kid-friendly partner in your child’s dental health.

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