Below is a list of the top and leading Pediatric Dentists in San Antonio. To help you find the best pediatric dentist located near you in San Antonio, our team at Kev’s Best put together our own list based on this rating points list.
The top rated Pediatric Dentists in San Antonio are:
Ben Taylor – Pediatric Dentistry of San Antonio
Michael Wilkerson – Tots to Teens Pediatric Dentistry
Manuel Castillo – Happy Pediatric Dentistry
Rex Wildey – Wildey Pediatric Dentistry
Michael Yost – Yost Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Taylor’s dental career started in 1971 as a preventive dental assistant in the Air Force. After leaving the service in 1975 he attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi where he received a associates degree in Dental Hygiene. He then moved to Nacogdoches Texas close to where he grew up in East Texas. In Nacogdoches Dr. Taylor worked as a dental Hygienist while attending Stephen F. Austin State University where he completed his pre-resquites for dental school and received his Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene Technology. In 1983 he moved to San Antonio for dental school graduating in 1987, he immediately started the pediatric residency program he graduated from that program in 1989. Since that time he has been in the private practice of pediatric dentistry in San Antonio.
During his career Dr. Taylor has held many positions in dental organizations including the Texas Dental Hygiene Association, The Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the San Antonio District Dental Society. In May of 2009 Dr. Taylor will become president of the 800 member San Antonio District Dental Society. Along with being involved in his professional organizations Dr. Taylor, a board certified pediatric dentist, is also involved in education. He takes many hours of continuing education yearly and has given courses and lectures to pediatric dentists, general dentists, dental hygienists, and whole dental teams.
Oral Conscious Sedation, Emergencies, Dental Sealants, Dental X-Rays, Relaxation Aids, Nitrous Oxide & Laughing Gas, Post-Op Care
“My daughters love going to the dentist! Dr. Cantu and all the dental assistants are always friendly with positive vibes. The moment you walk in to when you leave the front desk ladies always makes us feel special. My daughters love the play area and I love the arcade games they have too. I also love that they help me keep my appointment up to date with text message alerts.” – Jacqueline Tellez
“My boys have been patients of Dr Cantu for at least 7 years. We love Dr. Cantu. One of my boys is on the spectrum and the staff is GREAT with him. They take the time to explain everything they are going to do and always allow him to ask questions. He always looks forward to his checkups.” – Maria Salazar
Tots to Teens Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Wilkerson is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist with a passion for treating kids. He completed Dental School in San Antonio at the UT Health Science Center, and did his Pediatric Dental Residency at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. He lives in Boerne with his wife Lacy and has 3 sons. Dr. Wilkerson recently relocated from Midland, Texas where he had a private practice for over 24 years. He really loves the Hill Country, and he enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. He enjoys working with kids to provide quality dental care, and focuses on providing positive dental experiences for his young patients. An extensive knowledge base, coupled with tons of experience give parents peace of mind when their children see Dr. Wilkerson for dental visits.
“Excellent customer service and great with my 4 year old daughter. Also very thorough in explaining procedures and cost and explaining things to my child. My daughter loves it. There is also very little wait time. Emmanuel and Andrea helped us today and they were so friendly and great with my daughters cleaning and filling.” – Cynthia Chapa
“The staff is very friendly and cater to young children as my daughter. Emmanuel made her first dental experience a positive one by playing and talking with her. Definitely going to continue to take her here ! Dentists are never in a rush and take the time to answer questions and address any concerns.” – Loni Rodriguez
Happy Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Manuel Castillo is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. He is a 1991 graduate from Marquette University School of Dentistry. In addition to his extensive hands-on experience as a general doctor of dentistry, Dr. Castillo also thrived in academics. He worked as a full time assistant professor at Marquette University School of Dentistry, and held faculty appointments at Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago and at the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine.
Preventive Dental Care, Dental Cleanings, Sealants, Digital X-Rays, Laser Dentistry, Tongue/Lip Tie, White Fillings, Dental Crowns, Nerve Treatment, Pediatric Sedation Hospital, Dentistry Dental Emergencies
“Took my 18m old for a checkup, the staff was so kind and allowed her to walk around while we waited at the chairs. Dr.Castillo really took his time explaining things to me and gave me great tips. Cutest decor and the best experience. We’re about to move away from this part of town but I would drive back just for this dentist.” – Dani U
“My daughter loves this dentist! We drive three hours just to take her and our toddler. They are so gentle and good with the kids. All of the staff. My oldest is 10 and my youngest is 2. The dentist takes very good of their teeth and very good with my feisty two year old.” – Valerie Allen
Wildey Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Rex Wildey is from a family of dentists. His father, Dr. William Wildey, is an Endodontist in Hurst, Texas and his brother, Dr. Tyler Wildey, is an Oral Surgeon in Austin, Texas.
After graduating from Baylor University with a degree in Finance, Dr. Rex went on to complete his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and his two-year advanced Pediatric training through The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Rex is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Texas Dental Association.
Preventive & General Care, Prenatal & Infant Care, Childhood Care, Adolescent Care
“My 9 year old daughter just had her first visit here and we loved it! Everyone was super friendly, informative and extremely efficient! They made her feel very comfortable. Plus, she says it’s the best cleaning she’s had! Sooo happy we chose this practice😊” – Crystal
“The staff is amazing. The Dr is kind and his bedside manner set the bar so high I can’t ever imagine going anywhere else with my kids. Since, my children’s first visit, they actually love going to the Dentist now. All thanks to the team at Wildey Pediatric Dentistry we’ve found a place we trust and love going to.” – JamieAnn Cadena
Yost Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Michael Yost is a native of the San Antonio area. He graduated with cum laude honors from Texas A&M University, then graduated with summa cum laude honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry in 2006. “Dr. Mike” completed his residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry in 2008 before joining his father at Yost Pediatric Dentistry.
He is a board certified pediatric dentist, a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society and the San Antonio Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Prevention, Early Infant Oral Care, Adolescent Dentistry
“Love Doctor Yost. The office staff, dental assistance, and dentist all sincerely care and give quality service. They explain procedures and cost (always affordable) clearly. They send friendly reminders for cleaning and have confident hours. Thank you Dr. Yost. The Molina family appreciate you!!!” – Jess Mol
“Love this place for my children’s dentistry care !! I’ve been to several other dental clinics and this was by far the best place. My sister referred me here and have stuck with them ever since. Staff is so friendly and both Dr Yosts are great amazing dentist ! You’ll love this place also!!” – Laura M
Jeanie Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Jeanie has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.