Best Kids Dentists in Springfield

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3045 South Delaware Avenue, Springfield, MO 65804 Directions

Since 1999

Dr. Carrie Arquitt, DDS, MS is practicing in various settings, including a multi-dentist private practice, a mobile dental office, and a public health office, which led to her opening her practice, Arquitt Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Arquitt completed her General Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry specialty training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. She provides the latest in preventive and restorative dentistry for your child in a relaxed atmosphere. She understands each child's uniqueness. Dr. Arquitt understands each child's uniqueness and strives to provide individual plans to suit her patient's needs. Arquitt Pediatric Dentistry LLC delivers the latest in preventive and restorative dentistry for your child in a relaxed atmosphere.

ARQUITT PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY - Dental Emergencies, Radiographs (X-Rays), Bruxism, Thumb Sucking, Pulp Therapy, Orthodontics, Perinatal and Infant Oral Health, Sippy Cups, Baby Bottle Tooth Decay, Prevention, Seal Out Decay, Fluoride, Mouth Guards, Reducing Cavities, Beware of Sports Drinks, Tongue Piercing, Toothache & Knocked Out Baby Tooth

License #2002002702

Insurance AcceptedAccepts the most insurance plans

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Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat & Sun Closed

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1250 East Walnut Lawn Street, Springfield, MO 65804 Directions

Since 2014

Dr. Gardner has enjoyed working with kids for many years. He takes satisfaction in offering painless and worry-free dental visits, making the child's emotional needs his top priority. Dr. Gardner graduated with honors from Brigham Young University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Gardner and his staff are compassionate, loving, and gentle. They strive to make sure every kid and their parents feel at ease in the office, knowing they have the kid's best interests at heart. He provides complete care for all children and works hard to make sure they have a positive, comfortable experience, even if all your child needs is a checkup. He aims to make a positive impression on every child, inspiring a healthy lifestyle that lasts a lifetime.

GARDNER PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY - Preventive Care, Teeth for Life, Thumb Sucking, Sports Dentistry, Mouthguards, Sedation, Dental Emergencies, Brushing, Flossing, Preventing Tooth Decay, Regular Checkups, Bitten Lip or Tongue, Knocked Out Tooth, Toothache, Broken Jaw, Tooth Chipped/Cracked & Tooth Displaced

License #2012019137

Insurance AcceptedAssurant, Ameritas, Cigna, Delta Dental Premier, Dental Network of America, Guardian, MetLife, Principal & United Concordia Alliance

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Mon By Appointment
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat & Sun Closed

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4728 South Campbell, Suite 120, Springfield, MO 65810 Directions

Since 2002

Dr. Craig A. Rechkemmer contribut six years on the Tooth Truck providing dental care to at-risk kids in the Springfield area. He has won several awards for this work, including a Greater Springfield Dental Society’s Dentist of the Year nomination and the Missouri Dental Association’s Presidential Citation. Dr. Craig joined the Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, where he formed a state-wide Dental Outreach program and gave care to children of all needs and abilities. He has returned after four years to Springfield to create Little Grins Dental, where he provides care to children in a warm and friendly environment. At Little Grins Dental, they strive to provide their patients with the best and most complete dental care.

LITTLE GRINS DENTAL - Cleaning, Examination, Oral Hygiene Instructions, Fluoride Treatments, Digital Dental X-Rays, Sealants, Preventative Care, Tooth Decay, Extractions, Tooth-Colored Fillings, Baby Tooth Root Canals, Space Maintainers, Stainless Steel Crowns, Bleeding, Nitrous Oxide Sedation & General Anesthesia

GO Givers award by GO Magazine’s in 2007 - UMKC Weaver Award for Excellence in Periodontics and Prosthodontics in 2002

License #3693

Insurance AcceptedDeltaDental Premier, DeltaDental PPO, MetLife, Assurant PPO, Aetna PPO, United Healthcare & Humana

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Tue - Fri 7:45 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Mon Closed

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