10 Best Pediatric Dentists Near Grand Rapids

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The Pediatric Dentists that Kids Look Forward to Seeing

No one likes going to the dentist… except maybe the kids that see the dentists on this list! We polled our GRKIDS reader family for their favorite dentists, and lots of people chimed in.

Apparently going to the dentist isn’t that bad if you find the right practitioner! 

If you’re new to Grand Rapids or find yourself needing a new medical professional, find it in this comprehensive look at the Top Dentists, Pediatricians, + More in Grand Rapids. See the top ten providers for several categories.

Every name in the guide received significant votes from our readers. 

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Voted Top Dentist for Kids

Dr. Agata Lefere at Grandville Pediatric Dentistry

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Dr. Agata Lefere at Grandville Pediatric Dentistry

in practice with Dr. Michael Demeter, Dr. Sally Kotani

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Voted a Top Dentist in West Michigan

I bring all 4 of my children there and they absolutely love it there! All of the staff is kind and welcoming and really do a wonderful job at making my kids feel comfortable and happy. We will never go anywhere else! - Amanda

A Note From Dr. Agata Lefere's Office

As a pediatric dental office, we believe it is a privilege to treat children, and that we have a unique opportunity to make a difference in their lives. Here at Grandville Pediatric Dentistry it is our mission to recognize the uniqueness of each child and provide a warm, welcoming, family friendly facility. All three board certified doctors have specialized training in early childhood development and are continually seeking ways to minimize children’s apprehension to dental care. Their extensive training in infant oral health, trauma management, cavity risk assessment, and growth development allows them to treat young infants and toddlers as well as adolescents.

We look forward to welcoming you to our patient family and sharing our knowledge to ensure our young patients have the resources to enjoy a healthy smile for life.

Dr. Stephanie Kloostra & Dr. Katie Swanson at Pediatric Dental Specialists of West Michigan

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Voted a Top Dentist in West Michigan

Every detail has been carefully thought out to make this not just your average dentist. Truly a one of a kind practice! My daughter keeps asking when she can go back! So happy we found this place! - Patient of Pediatric Dental Specialists of West Michigan

A Note From Dr. Stephanie Kloostra & Dr. Katie Swanson's Office

Pediatric Dental Specialists of West Michigan is designed for and around the oral health of kids, from infancy to adolescence. The owners, Dr. Stephanie Kloostra and Dr. Katie Swanson, are both board certified pediatric dentists with specialized training in child development and behavior enhancement. As pediatric dental specialists, they understand that all children are unique and tailor treatment approaches for each child.

The doctors help kids and their parents experience going to the dentist in a positive way so they look forward to their next visit.
Pediatric Dental Specialists of West Michigan offers preventative care, including regular exams and cleanings, restorative care, laser dentistry and sedation dentistry. Sedation can be a safe option to help children through their dental appointment and complete necessary dental treatment that potentially could not be completed otherwise. Drs. Stephanie and Katie are also certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery for treatments using a laser, including frenectomies to relieve a lip or tongue tie if a child is having difficulty with feeding or speech development.

Whether you’re scheduling your child’s first dental visit or you’re looking for a new dental home, our dedicated team is excited to meet you and your child!

Dr. Jessica Massie at Valleau, VanDeven, and Massie Dentistry for Children

in practice with Dr. Aimee Valleau, Dr. Chris VanDeven

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Voted a Top Dentist in West Michigan

Hands down, best pediatric dentist in West Michigan! My kids love going to the dentist! -Heidi M.

A Note From Dr. Jessica Massie's Office

Our wonderful and experienced team takes pride in making all children feel comfortable, at ease, and welcome. What sets our office apart is the kind, gentle, and compassionate care we provide. Laughter, fun, and smiles are the goals of each visit. As parents ourselves, we understand that our children are the most precious people in the world. We built our practice around the needs of children and take our roles as members of your child’s healthcare team very seriously.

Education is the focus of our practice, which is why our Board-certified doctors feel it is important to take their time getting to know each patient and their family. We value parental involvement and believe that with the right approach, parents and guardians can enhance the positive experience for their child.

Drs. Aimee, Chris, and Jessica believe in minimally invasive dentistry to reduce treatment time and costs, whenever possible. We do offer sedation dentistry but pride ourselves in our outstanding behavior management skills. Our office utilizes the highest standards of care and the most up to date, evidence-based techniques and materials available. Most importantly, each child is treated in the absolute safest manner possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to the VVM family!

Brett Kingma DDS at Mitten Kids Dentistry

in practice with Grady Randall DDS

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Voted a Top Dentist in West Michigan

“I can’t say enough positive things about Mitten Kids Dentistry! They were able to get us in quickly for a consultation. The office was clean, there was a great atmosphere and everyone from the front desk staff do the nurses were kind, considerate and helpful. The office was timely and had us in and out without feeling rushed. Dr. Kingma did a great job evaluating our child and informing us of our options. We would highly recommend him and this office!!”

A Note From Brett Kingma DDS's Office

Mitten Kids Dentistry aims to provide the highest level of pediatric dental care for kids of all ages—whatever their needs—in a fun, positive, and safe environment. Inspired by our beautiful home state of Michigan, we foster health, wellness, and a sense of adventure in every child who comes through our doors.

Dr. Brett Kingma and Dr. Grady Randall are board certified pediatric dentists. From infants, toddlers, and preschoolers all the way up to adolescents, our experienced team remains committed to providing high quality and compassionate dental care for children of all ages. We specialize in all things related to pediatric dentistry: preventative care, sedation dentistry, infant laser frenectomies, treating children with special needs, and much more!

Dr. Michael Rediske at Great Lakes Family Dentistry

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Voted a Top Dentist in West Michigan

This was my first time visiting Great Lakes Family Dentistry and what a wonderful experience! My hygienist was gentle and friendly. Dr. Rediske was thorough, kind and welcoming. My overall experience was pleasant and I’m happy with my new dental office! - Amanda D.

A Note From Dr. Michael Rediske's Office

Our goal at Great Lakes Family Dentistry is to provide a welcoming place where patients of all ages can feel right at home while receiving exceptional dental care. We are committed to making you feel comfortable during your visit and helping you achieve a confident and healthy smile. Dr. Rediske and his excellent staff specialize in quality and comprehensive dentistry for the entire family. Our team loves seeing patients of all ages, from growing smiles to smiles in their prime. We enjoy forming lasting relationships and we consider our patients our friends! We look forward to welcoming your family!

More TOP Dentists in West Michigan

1 – Lefere, Dr. Agata (Grandville Pediatric Dentistry)
2 – Massie, Dr. Jessica (Valleau, VanDeven and Massie)
3 – Kloostra, Dr. Stephanie (Pediatric Dental Specialists of West Michigan)
4 – Swanson, Dr. Katie (Pediatric Dental Specialists of West Michigan)
5 – Kingma, Dr. Brett (Mitten Kids Dentistry)
6 – McCone, Dr. Meggan (Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry)
7 – Rashewsky, Dr. Stephanie (Norman Family Dentistry)
8 – Rediske,  Dr. Michael (Great Lakes Family Dentistry)
9 – Kotani, Dr. Sally (Grandville Pediatric Dentistry)
10 – Valleau, Dr. Aimee (Valleau, VanDeven and Massie)

13 thoughts on “10 Best Pediatric Dentists Near Grand Rapids”

  1. Hudsonville Dental worked miracles with my daughter. She had extensive work done and they were amazing at getting her to sit still for almost 1 1/2 hours!

  2. I am stunned that Dr. Heather (Mallory-May) of Breton Gardens dentistry wasn’t at the top of the list. She is simply amazing. Kids with dental fears? See her.

  3. We have tried one in Grandville, but are so happy to drive right past it to Hudsonville Family Dentistry. One of my girls used to have to be pulled from the car to go in. Hudsonville Family is far more respectful to children and their bright smiles are always warm and welcoming!!!

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