Kids' Dental Office

Welcome to Stuart Pediatric Dentistry.

Where Your Family Is Our Family

Whether in our office or in the local community, we go the extra mile for your child's smile.

Take Our 360 Tour

As parents ourselves, we are eager to provide your child with dental care that reflects the same love and compassion we show to our own families.

This commitment starts with our amazing pediatric dentists in Stuart, FL…Learn more about our dentists…. Both Dr. Matos and Dr. Patel have pursued additional training to become experts in the care of infants, children, teens, and patients with special needs.

Together with our team, they consistently provide a positive dental experience where your child feels like a real VIP!

The VIP experience includes:

  • Judgment-free visits
  • Comprehensive kid-friendly services
  • Strong parent-dentist partnership
  • Positive, fun, and comforting team
  • Happy family-like atmosphere
  • Use of the latest technology and quality materials

But that’s not all! Not only do we care for your child’s smile, but we strive to make a positive impact that expands beyond dentistry. Our entire team shares our fun and positive energy with our wonderful community.

  • Attend elementary school fall fests
  • Run PTA activities for different elementary schools
  • Provide car tags for different schools in the county
  • Sponsor sport leagues
  • Work with Hibiscus House – an organization that helps kids in the foster care system
  • Visit childcare centers and elementary schools to educate kids on the importance of good oral habits
A Personalized Visit

Your smile is cleared for take-off at our pediatric dental office in Stuart, FL.

Caring Team

We combine our experience, skills, and fun personalities to give your child the best pediatric dental services in Stuart, FL...Check out the services....

Game Plan

All our treatment plans are as unique as your child’s smile and tailored to their dental needs!

Parent's Part

Become part of your child’s dental journey! Together, we can help them achieve a lifetime of happy smiles.

Tell. Show. Do

We work hard to educate kids, so they feel confident and empowered to care for their oral health.

Positive Vibes

In our office, we replace fear and anxiety with a positive atmosphere that's completely judgment-free.

Fun, Fun, Fun

At Stuart Pediatric Dentistry...Get more information on our homepage..., kids are allowed to be themselves as they discover how much fun dental care can be!

Read Our Latest Reviews
Stuart Pediatric Dentistry
4.9
Based on 559 reviews
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Margot Caveglia
Margot Caveglia
23:11 20 Apr 22
Dr. Patel and her staff are outstanding. They are efficient, organized, and friendly. Both boys had teeth cleaning, an... exam, X-rays & all admin (scheduling/payment) in 1 hr.Ty (Hygienist) made their visits today: can't say enough about how much fun she made it for them. Best experience with a dentist!Highly recommend this practice.read more
Julie Hiatt
Julie Hiatt
17:22 29 Mar 22
Amazing!!! Dr. Patel and Erica were absolutely incredible. They were both kind, patient, and professional. The... facility is clean, neat and organized. I love coming here and knowing my child is getting great dental care. The office has a great kid-friendly environment. There are televisions on the ceiling too keep children distracted through procedures be that are being perform. I would recommend this dental office for any parent. I am very picky, and I feel great and comfortable knowing my child has Dr. Patel.read more
Danielle Angiolillo
Danielle Angiolillo
15:22 26 Mar 22
Most recent visit: This office is still great, my youngest needed outpatient to crown her molars but unfortunately it... was very hard to get in. A few months went by and we continued going to regular check ups. My youngest was doing good very well so Dr. Patel decided to go ahead and try the procedures in office. They are very serious about not having dental visits be traumatic experience. The day of our appointment my daughter let the dentist know which tooth was bothering her the most based on how bad the tooth got it had to come out. I could tell the doctor really cared and hated that it had to come to extraction without being out under. My daughter did cry but she also hugged the dentist after. For the last 2 teeth my youngest needs done I chose their option for sedation in office to complete the treatment plan. I’m grateful for the treatment options and the caring staff.Past Visit: This office is wonderful. The office is clean and has a great play area for the kids. One of my kids was traumatized at another dental office and after coming here she is no longer afraid. My oldest daughter asks which office we are going to because she doesn’t want to return to the old place they used to go. Here my kids fight about who gets to sit in the chair first. The staff is kind and patient.read more
Erica Young
Erica Young
19:48 23 Mar 22
Absolutely wonderful. Very kid friendly, really spacious and CLEAN!!🙌 The friendliest place you'll ever visit... for dental care. So glad my kids can call this place home until they are adults.❤️read more
Jaime
Jaime
16:12 11 Mar 22
Thank you Dr. Patel for always going above and beyond! We love you!Exceptional care provided here. Best team of dental... professionals I have ever known. Kerline has such a fun and loving spirit! Keep on smiling!read more
Amanda Williams
Amanda Williams
20:11 11 Feb 22
Always such a pleasure. We’ve been coming here for 10 years and have nothing but great things to say. Very helpful... and nice staff, super clean facility, easy to make and change appts. Would absolutely recommend to anyone needing pediatric dentistryread more
Angela Sems
Angela Sems
13:30 10 Feb 22
Wow what a great experience! This was our first time at this office and I have nothing but great things to say! I... recommend this office 100%. My son is hesitant going to the dentist but Erica and Dr.Matos took the time to make him feel comfortable and made it a fun experience. He can’t wait to go back. Thank you for being awesome!!read more
Lynette Trout
Lynette Trout
18:13 09 Feb 22
We take our 8 year old little girl here and it is a positive experience. This past time Marie was her dental hygienist... who was very patient, gentle and kind. We appreciate her wonderful professionalism. Everyone at the practice is also kind and professional.read more
Athena Carson
Athena Carson
23:49 26 Jan 22
Wow! What a great experience we had at Stuart Pediatric Dentistry. My daughters had a blast, the staff were... outstanding, and Dr. Matos was as well! Rebeca was amazing. My daughters are already looking forward to their next visit! Thanks for making the dentist a great experience for them!read more
melissa blair
melissa blair
20:42 21 Jan 22
My daughter has had the best experience and care through them! The staff and the doctor has been amazing and caring.! I... would recommend them for any child. They made her feel comfortable and at home. She has had some procedures that could be traumatic if not done with grace and a caring hand! Again my best experience with a pediatric dentist!read more
Whitney O'Brien
Whitney O'Brien
16:46 21 Jan 22
My kids and I really love going to this dentist's office! Everyone is always so kind and wonderful, and they make my... kids feel so comfortable when they're having a cleaning or work done. The ladies up front (Alexis, Liz and Evelyn) are especially friendly and easy to talk to!read more
katherine musich
katherine musich
21:17 13 Jan 22
This dentist office is the absolute best! They are amazing with kids! My son loves going to the dentist. Every single... person is courteous and goes out of their way to make it a positive experience. We love Dr.Matos and his entire staff ❤️read more
Danielle Byrd
Danielle Byrd
17:27 22 Nov 21
As you enter, the facility is clean and you are greeted by a welcoming and pleasant staff. Went for routine cleaning... for my 8 and 12 yr old. Erica was professional and informed. She has excellent interpersonal skills and made the process comfortable and pleasant. The receptionist was also very polite and pleasant. Great service overall!read more
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Meet Our Smile Squad
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Monica

Practice Administrator

Monica has been married to our caring pediatric dentist (Dr. Matos) for more than 18 years! Together they have two very active boys whom she loves spending time with.

After working for many years in the corporate field, Monica wanted to have the flexibility to raise her kids while still having a career she enjoyed. Right about that time, her husband opened his dental practice and needed an office manager (what great timing). He asked for her help, and the rest is history!

Monica takes real pride in helping children get the best dental care possible. At the same time, she works hard to make the whole experience convenient and seamless for parents.

When Monica isn’t working, she loves being active with her Boy and Cub Scouts! If stuck indoors, she likes eating cheese and crackers while unwinding with a nice glass of wine (or two!).

Sara

Office Manager

Born and raised in California, Sara moved to sunny Florida in 2002. She is happily married and has a beautiful daughter.

No one enjoys a good challenge more than Sara. After spending most of her career in the medical field, she moved into dentistry and fully embraced her new career.

This new path is a perfect fit as Sara is a real people person who loves helping kids and their families enjoy a positive dental experience. Her compassionate and sensitive personality helps children relax and puts parents at ease too.

Outside of the office, Sara loves to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading, playing volleyball, and kayaking. One day, she plans on traveling across the country in an R.V.

Alexis

Billing Coordinator

Alexis has a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management. As a member of our administration team, she puts this to good use while warmly welcoming everyone to our practice.

Alexis is an extremely hard worker who enjoys making people around her feel happy and positive. She also likes the everyday challenges and the non-stop learning that dentistry provides.

Alexis says the best part of her job will always be seeing children leave our office with happy smiles. She really enjoys working with our fantastic team to make sure this happens.

Outside of dentistry, Alexis likes to be with her family and friends. She especially enjoys spending time with her mother, whom she considers to be the strongest and most loving person she knows.

Evelyn

Patient Coordinator

I am proud to say I was born and raised in Cuba since 1989. I moved to Florida at the age of 10 with my loving mother. We moved to the beautiful city of Jensen Beach mid-2021. I love spending time with friends and family. I enjoy vacations, holidays, birthdays and skydiving.

Why did you choose dentistry?
Dentistry really choose me. I found myself with a couple toothaches, which was not a pleasant experience, and decided to learn and educate everyone on the importance of oral hygiene. In 2017 I joined and graduated from The Dental Assisting Academy of the Palm Beaches achieving my Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Certificate. I started my career as a dental assistant, and eventually learned other fields in the industry, eventually becoming a patient coordinator which I enjoy very much.

What is the best part of your job
The best part of my job is seeing our patients visit excited because they are so happy to be back for another dentist appointment.

What do you do outside of the office?
I enjoy lunch and dinners with my family and friends. I take my sons fishing on the weekends, and love my date nights with my significant other.

Elizabeth

Treatment Coordinator

I’m a people person, I enjoy what I do (having been in dentistry for several years). I enjoy explaining dental treatments to parents that don’t really understand them yet; I break them down so both the child and their parents understand and benefit from what we do at Stuart Pediatric Dentistry.

Why did you choose dentistry?
I love educating kids and parents on the importance of regular dental check-ups and treatments.

What is the best part of your job?
The best part of my job is seeing kids leave happy about their dental visit.

What aspect of your personality adds the most value to the office?
My high-energy and interaction with others.

What do you do outside of the office?
I love to read, and enjoy working out at the gym or at home.

What is the best quote you’ve ever heard?
“Sky has no limit!”

Erica

Dental Assistant

Born and raised in Stuart, FL, Erica is married and has two children, a boy and a girl. They all love to spend time together as a family, especially when going on adventures.

As a kid, Erica suffered a severe toothache from eating too much candy (we feel your pain)! Her childhood dental experience was so bad that it inspired her to choose a career in dentistry. Why? She not only wanted every child to achieve a happy and healthy smile (that no candy could spoil), but to have a positive experience too!

Being a dental assistant has allowed Erica to help children learn good oral habits while gaining a positive view of dentistry.

In her free time, Erica is an avid kickball player who loves to hang out and celebrate special evenings with her family.

Kerline

Dental Assistant

I have over 14 years experience in dentistry. I’m down to earth and fun to be around. I’m married with three sons.

Why did you choose dentistry?
I love kids and teeth. To see a patient’s smile transformation means everything to me. I love taking care of my patients and educating them on the importance of oral hygiene.

What is the best part of your job?
Seeing the kids smile at the end of the appointment.

What aspect of your personality adds the most value to the office?
I’m a team player, and a good problem solver.

What do you do outside of the office?
I love spending time with family.

What’s one item on your bucket list?
I would love to see the pyramids.

Marie

Dental Assistant

I was born in Jamaica but I’ve spent most of my life in Miami. I moved to Port St. Lucie 11 years ago. I have 3 kids and granddaughter that keep me on my toes,

Why did you choose dentistry?
I was on the waiting list to enter a LPN program and jumped into dental assistant school. I really loved it, and have stuck with it since 1996.

What is the best part of your job?
Getting to treat our young patients and making them comfortable with their dental experiences.

What aspect of your personality adds the most value to the office?
I believe I am outgoing, humorous, and helpful.

What do you do outside of the office?
In my spare time, besides enjoying my granddaughter, I love to travel and to visit the beach.

What’s one item on your bucket list?
To travel to Africa.

Rebeca

Dental Assistant

I come from Puerto Rico. I’m married with 2 children, Abel and Tayra. We moved to Florida in 2017. I’ve been in dental field for 23 years.

Why did you choose dentistry?
My plan was to study tourism since I love history and traveling, but my mom encouraged me to be a dental assistant. I graduated with a masters degree in Health Care, and ever since then I’ve loved dentistry.

What is the best part of your job?
I love kids. I love talking to them and their parents, and teaching them about their oral health.

What aspect of your personality adds the most value to the office?
I’m always smiling, and do my best to provide patients with high-quality service at every visit, and the best experience at a dentist office they’ve ever had!

What do you do outside of the office?
I love the beach, traveling, crafts, decorations, music, and last but not least being surrounded by family and friends.

Tyronique

Dental Assistant

I’m the mother of a beautiful baby girl and I love to make others laugh!

Why did you choose dentistry?
Everyone in my family is a nurse, I wanted to switch it up and become first in the dental field. It was the best decision I’ve ever made!

What is the best part of your job?
The best part of my job is making kids feel comfortable at the dentist and always wanting to come back.

What aspect of your personality adds the most value to the office?
I make bad days into good ones by making jokes and helping everyone in the office. No one should ever feel overwhelmed!

What do you do outside of the office?
I love taking photos and trying new restaurants.

What’s one item on your bucket list?
I want to buy a big house.

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