The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Dentists in Vermont!

Smiles are important. But getting your kid to the dentist doesn’t always bring a lot of them. It’s vital to find a dentist your child feels comfortable with. And in Vermont, there are an abundance of offices with an expert, caring staff. Here are our favorites. 

1. Just Kids Pediatric Dentistry, Norwich, VT

Dr. Rayes and his team try to make brushing fun for kids by showing them how to brush a dinosaur's teeth and they need to brush certain teeth of their own better. Plus, the office offers fun activities like brushing charts, personalized coloring books, and more. And Copper, Dr. Rayes Golden Doodle therapy dog, is great with the kids and sits with them through the entire appointment.

2. Middlebury Pediatric Dentistry, Middlebury, VT

Middlebury Pediatric Dentistry is the office of Dr. Brian Collins, a specialist in Pediatric Dentistry for over 30 years and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Collins is also the Vermont Public Policy Advocate for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the Vermont State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. 

3. Fiddlehead Dental, St. Albans, VT

At Fiddlehead Dental, they offer excellent support and advice on maintaining good dental health. They will start fresh, wherever you are, and move forward at pace suited for you. Also, Fiddlehead gives you a thorough explanation of all your options, and they are happy to help you with your choice.

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4. Stowe Family Dentistry, Stowe, VT

Promoting state-of-the-art dental equipment and technology, Stowe’s dental practice focuses on the patient, young and old. Their staff of four dentists, two board-certified orthodontists, five dental hygienists, and office support technicians make you feel comfortable, as they promote precision, excellence, and compassion.

5. Advanced Dentistry of Vermont, Essex Junction, VT

Offering comprehensive preventative care, such as professional cleanings, routine exams, digital x-rays, and many other services to maintain good oral health, Advanced Dentistry also promotes some things you may not expect, like pain-free laser dentistry or sleep apnea treatment. Also, you will find teeth whitening services, laser pain treatment, and more.

6. West River Family Dental, Brattleboro and Townshend, VT

Providing emergency, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry for all ages, West River is concerned about your oral health as well as the way you look and feel. Whether it is dental implants or root canal therapy, West River you can expect quality care and compassion for the entire family from West River Family Dental.

7. Sunset Valley Dental, Woodstock, VT

At Sunset Valley, dentistry is more than fixing teeth; it’s caring for a person. Dr. Jedidiah and Margaret Janisse will always care for you as they would a family member. Their careful and committed approach is what makes their practice special, and they offer a range of services, from exams and cleanings to oral cancer screenings. They also offer various cosmetic dentistry options. 

8. Jonathan E. Mason, Manchester Center, VT

Named one of the top 40 doctors under the age of 40, Dr. Mason, is passionate about caring for families. He believes that kids are just as vulnerable to oral health issues, if not more so, because children are still learning how to brush and floss. But with routine exams and cleanings, bacteria and plaque build-up are mitigated. Also, if your child needs additional care, treatment options will be discussed with you so everyone is comfortable with the plan.

9. Essex Family Dental, Essex Junction, VT

It’s family first here at this dental office. At Essex Family Dental, you’ll find highly skilled professionals who strive to give their patients a comfortable, painless experience. On their website, they say the following sets them apart from others: complete care, comfort, and convenient hours.  

10. Willard Street Family Dental, Burlington, VT

Willard Street Family Dental truly makes you feel like family. With a caring, welcoming environment and a staff dedicated to giving you high-quality care, your child will have nothing but a pleasant experience at Willard Street. 

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