• Smiling Child
  • Kids First Pediatric Dentistry leads our community in providing the very best dental care from teething infants to teenagers. We work hard to enrich the lives of the youth in our area, and like you, we want the best for our kids.

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Have Questions?

Trust Kids First for all of your child's dentistry needs. Our friendly staff enjoys providing the latest dental health info and answering any questions or concerns you might have. To get a jump on any questions you might have, visit our FAQ page!

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Voted Best Dentist 2012 Readers Choice Daily Herald

Welcome to Kids First Pediatric Dentistry. We Guarantee We'll Keep Your Child's Smile Bright!

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At Kids First, we work hard to keep your children's teeth healthy and strong with the latest equipment and methods in pediatric oral health. Dr. Karsten and staff also keep your child smiling and showing off their pearly whites with a kid-friendly environment and extended business hours.

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Prepare Your Little Ones

Nervous about your kids having a positive experience? Check out our guidelines to helping your child transition successfully into regular dental visits. The sooner you start, the better they learn how to keep their teeth clean! Read our guide to your child's first dental visit to prepare them from the very beginning.

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Payment Options

We understand your child's oral health is important to you. Sometimes parents have questions about financing their child's care. At Kids First we try to be as clear and helpful as possible. See our Financial FAQ for more info.

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This Children’s Dentist in Elgin, IL, is Tooth Fairy Approved!

At Kids First Pediatric Dentistry, we know the tooth fairy is pretty busy these days. That’s why we treat kids of all ages to great dental care in a fun environment—we want to give that tired tooth fairy some well-earned rest!

When you visit a pediatric dentist in Elgin, IL, it matters that you have a positive experience. At Kids First, Dr. Karsten (‘Dr. Matt’) and Dr. Patel make it a point to connect with your children in a way that makes them actually excited to come to the dentist. When kids of any age have a good dental experience, they generally take better care of their teeth.

Here’s what we offer you when you visit:

  • Free cleaning with any new patient exam, fluoride treatment, and x-rays
  • Digital x-rays
  • Evening, weekend, & emergency appointments
  • A comfortable atmosphere that’s fun for kids
  • Care Credit financing
  • All PPOs accepted
  • Se habla Español

Whether they’re toddlers or teens, your kids need reliable oral health care. Our team understands how to make that happen. We make dental visits fun, never feared—and we even provide forms ahead of your visit to make things easier when you arrive. Call us today at (847)-717-5437 to make an appointment!

1640 Capital St STE 500
Elgin, Il60124