Dakota Pediatric Dentistry
Dentist in Fargo, ND
Welcome to the office of Dakota Pediatric Dentistry, where helping kids achieve optimal oral health is our passion. Situated in Fargo, North Dakota, we're dedicated to delivering comprehensive dental care for infants, kids, and adolescents. We aim to supply dentistry in a fun filled and caring environment. We believe early dental care can promote a lifetime of healthy smiles for your child and we encourage your child to visit us by the age of 1. Our experienced and nurturing team will supply a positive dental knowledge and aid educate your child with oral hygiene techniques.
read moreMy name is Allison and I'm the Office Manager at the Fargo office. I have been with Dakota Pediatric Dentistry since May of 2012 when I graduated from Minnesota State University, Moorhead with a degree in Communication Studies. What keeps my job fun is the variety of tasks I am responsible for, working with our great staff, and getting to know the families in our practice. I love watching our patients grow over the years! When I'm not at work I am the mother of 3 amazing children, 2 cats, and a dog.
Grand Forks Team
read moreI am the Grand Forks Office Manager. I have been with Dakota Pediatric Dentistry since January, 2015. I grew up in Oslo, Minnesota and graduated from high school in Grand Forks. I received my bachelor's degree from the University of North Dakota. My passion is to make you and your child comfortable by building confidence, trust, and friendship. I appreciate how positive the environment is here and we all work extremely well together to provide the best service for you. When I am not at work, I value quality time with my husband, Zach and our two puppies.
read moreThe first dental visit to our Fargo pediatric dental office or our Grand Forks pediatric dental office provides an early opportunity for you to establish a dental home for your child. In keeping with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's recommendation, we encourage the age 1 dental visit. However, no matter what your child's age is on their first visit, we will provide an educational and comfortable experience for parent and child. We encourage you to be present in the treatment room for your child's first dental visit.
read moreOur office accepts a variety of payment options in an effort to make it easy for you to provide the best oral care for your children. CareCredit is a health care credit card that offers a credit line for treatments and procedures for your child's dental needs. This financing option also provides interest-free financing to qualified applicants. Our office is committed to helping you maximize your child's insurance benefits. Please bring your dental insurance card and all necessary information to complete new patient paperwork at your child's first office visit.
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read moreDr. Mikala Hoge is a Lincoln, Nebraska native who, along with her husband Chad, specializes in pediatric dentistry. She earned her bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2001 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center-College of Dentistry in 2005. She practiced general dentistry for four years before deciding to pursue a specialty degree in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Mikala always knew she eventually wanted to specialize in a particular field of dentistry.