Guide to El Paso Pediatric Dentists


If you’re knee-deep into the teething phase, your mind is consumed with all things teeth and comfort. But did you know you should also be looking for pediatric dentists for your newly toothy baby? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry suggests babies’ first dental visit be scheduled six months after their first teeth erupt or shortly after their first birthday.

The thought of taking your little one to the dentist for the first time may seem daunting, but don’t worry. This Guide to El Paso Pediatric Dentists will provide you with kid-friendly options. There are many offices that have a fun vibe, including games, climbers, cartoons, and much more to make the experience a fun and comfortable one.

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From the gummy smile to that toothy grin, we hope that this Guide to El Paso Pediatric Dentists helps you find the perfect fit for your little one.

Below are a few of our top picks followed by all the offices around town.

Smile Center For Kids

Smile Center for Kids has two locations in town:

Edgemere Location

12801 B Edgemere Blvd, Suite 112
El Paso, TX 79938
Phone: 915-995-6365

Sunland Location

1050 Sunland Park Dr, Suite B200
El Paso, TX 79922
Phone: 915-975-3496

Both locations offer a variety of services, including early dental care, cleanings and check-ups, emergency dental care, frenectomies (lip/ tongue tie), dental sealants, special needs dentistry, sedation dentistry, orthodontics, and teeth whitening for children. Smile Center for Kids also offers Saturday appointments and online booking. The atmosphere is fun, colorful, and inviting for little ones. Their play areas include climbers, a book wall, and cartoons playing on the waiting room TVs. Not to mention, they can watch their favorite cartoons while getting their teeth cleaned too.

The Croc Doc

The Croc Doc is located at:

7878 Gateway Blvd East, Suite 101
El Paso, TX 79915

The Croc Doc specializes in pediatric dentistry, sedation dentistry, and special needs dentistry. They have created a kid-friendly environment to make all children feel comfortable during their visit. The toddler play area in the waiting room is a hit with the littles and helps them play their nerves away. This office also offers Saturday visits by appointment only.

E.P. Dentistry 4 Kids

E.P. Dentistry 4 Kids was voted El Paso’s best in 2020! This practice has three convenient locations around town:

Zaragoza Location 

1502 N. Zaragoza Rd
El Paso, TX 79936
Phone: 915-855-4442

Mesa Location

5867 N. Mesa St
El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: 915-504-6888

Dyer Location 

9813 Dyer St, Suite #100
El Paso, TX 79924
Phone: 915-791-0123

This practice offers oral examinations, dental cleanings, dental sealants and fillings, crowns, space maintainers, silver diamine fluoride, and a variety of sedation methods. The pediatric dentists at this office believe that children’s mouths are different from adults, and they dedicate their practice to infants through adolescence. Their lobbies have areas dedicated to toddlers as well as an iPad wall and video game stations. Their patient rooms are also catered to little ones to make them feel comfortable during their visit.

Galaxia Dental

This unique dental office is located on the east side of town at:

1700 N. Zaragoza Rd, Suite 133
El Paso, TX 79936
Phone: 915-856-8888

Galaxia Dental is a space-themed office with a larger-than-life spaceship and astronaut hanging in the waiting room. They specialize in pediatric dentistry along and also offer adult dentistry. So the entire family can go for a teeth cleaning in a one-stop shop. They offer cleanings, fillings and crowns, extractions, and emergency care. They are also open until 7:00 pm on weeknights and from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays.

Texas Kids Dental

Texas Kids Dental has locations that span the El Paso region.

West Office 

7480 Remcon Circle
El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: 915-259-8026

Americas Office 

555 North Americas
El Paso, TX 79907
Phone: 915-858-6868

Joe Battle Office 

3650 Joe Battle Blvd
El Paso, TX 79938
Phone: 915-855-0948

Fabens Location

1018 E. Fabens Rd
Fabens, TX 79838
Phone: 915-764-0096

Horizon Location 

13468 Eastlake Blvd
El Paso, TX 79928
Phone: 915-852-5060

Texas Kids Dental offers a Texas-sized experience from a full-sized carrousel in the waiting room to patient rooms catered to making kids feel relaxed while having their teeth cleaned. Several of the locations are open nights until 9:00 pm, and all locations are open Saturdays for appointments. They specialize in pediatric dental care and offer services such as teeth cleaning, sedation dentistry, preventative and restorative dental care, and panoramic X-rays. They also offer orthodontics. This practice provides a gentle and fun environment to help kids have the best dental experience they can.

We hope that this guide will help you navigate your options and find the best dental experience and care for your little one. A fun and positive first dental exam will set them up for a healthy future!

Do you know of any pediatric dental providers we missed? Email us with all the details at [email protected]

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Vickie Enriquez
Victoria Enriquez is known to her family and friends as Vickie. She was born and raised in El Paso and spent some time away after grad school launching her career in engineering. By day she is an Environmental, Health, and Safety Engineer, and by night mama to Emiliano, Emi for short. She has been married to her husband Roger since July of 2015. She is a coach’s wife and loves every second of their sports-filled, busy lives! In the fall, you can find her and Emi in the football stands, and in the spring, you’ll find them on the baseball diamond cheering on their #1 guy. In 2018 she became a mom to a perfect rainbow baby, Emiliano. He is a true miracle in her and her husband’s life, and he is the center of their world. Her husband and son are the greatest joys. Vickie spends her free time volunteering with the Junior League of El Paso giving back to her community. She wants her son to grow up in a life of service and giving back, teaching him kindness and compassion. Follow Vickie on Instagram here.


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