Smile Explorers Pediatric Dentistry provides a fun, patient-centered and comfortable experience for young children getting a check-up or more advanced procedure. Dr. Mukul Dave, a board-certified pediatric dentist, specializes in, treating children with a complex medical history and young patients with special needs. He works alongside a dental anesthesiologist to provide treatment under General Anesthesia in office or takes his patients to Phoenix Children’s Hospital for dental treatment in a hospital setting. The attentive staff at Smile Explorers ensures that parents understand all aspects of their child’s oral health and they take the time to answer all questions. Learn more at


GLENDALE, AZ — March 3, 2020 — Make one visit to Smile Explorers Pediatric Dentistry in Deer Valley and your child will love going to the dentist. Smile Explorers provides a fun, kid-centered and anxiety-free experience for your child’s first appointment. Dr. Mukul Dave, a board-certified pediatric dentist and founder of Smile Explorers, also specializes in providing dental treatment under general anesthesia for young patients, treating children with a complex medical history and treating patients with special needs. “Many of our patients are experiencing their first-ever dental visit. Going to a dentist can be terrifying at any stage, but this is especially true for a child. At Smile Explorers we strive to make every child’s dental experience as fun and comfortable as possible. This positive experience lays the foundation for a lifelong commitment to good oral health.” said Dr. Dave.

After attending the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate education, Dr. Dave received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Boston University. Dr. Dave served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and provided dental treatment for military personnel. He later completed his pediatric dental residency at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Now living in Arizona he collaborates with the Phoenix Children’s Hospital, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital seven years in a row. Every visit to Smile Explorers starts with a discussion about the child’s oral health and built-in time for parents to have all of their questions answered. Patient services include cleanings, fillings, crowns, X-rays, infant dental exams, pediatric sedation dentistry, tooth extractions, hospital dentistry, and more.

The office also developed their “Little Explorers Club” to get children excited about their oral health. Children are given a brushing chart at their dental check-up visit. Those who fill them out by brushing twice a day for each month get to come and pick a prize from the treasure chest It’s never too early to schedule an appointment for a child. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics, a child’s first visit to the dentist should be when their first tooth appears or before their first birthday. Visit to learn more about the practice, what services are offered, and schedule an appointment online. If you have questions or prefer making an appointment over the phone, call (623) 322-2277.

ABOUT SMILE EXPLORERS PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: At Smile Explorers, your child is more than just a patient — they’re a friend! Our staff will provide your child with the friendly, gentle dental care they deserve. From our comfortable, child-centered office to our experienced, attentive staff, our goal is to help your child achieve their brightest, healthiest smile. At Smile Explorers, we strive to provide individualized care tailored to every patient’s specific needs. Some children are anxious, some have complex medical histories, and some are special needs. Our goal is to create a dental home for children where no matter their needs, we are able to fulfill on our mission of taking care of their oral health in a fun and comfortable environment so that they grow up loving going to the dentist.

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Mukul Dave
Smile Explorers Pediatric Dentistry
3575 W. Deer Valley Rd. Suite 110 Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 322-2277