Your child's smile is our top priority.

Welcome to Tidal Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Elizabeth City Pediatric Dentist

Welcome to Tidal Smiles Pediatric Dentistry!

Dr. Luke Winter, Elizabeth City dentist, is committed to providing your child with excellent dentistry in a comfortable environment. Your child deserves a skilled, experienced dental team that can help them lay the foundation for a lifetime of optimal oral health. Experience the difference of child-centered care. We welcome new patients.

Feel at Home in our Dental Office

Your child’s comfort was considered in every aspect of our dental office design. Please relax and enjoy our fun, comfortable atmosphere. We hope you will feel welcome in our beautiful waiting area and comfortable treatment rooms. Visit our Office Tour to see photos of our facilities.

  • My kiddos LOVE your office!! All I have heard for the past two weeks was how everyone was so nice to them and how they love going to the dentist! Thank you all so much for being so kind and taking care of my families teeth!! 🙂 They can’t wait to come back next month! LOL

    - Tracey J.

  • Definitely one of the best pediatric dentist experiences we have ever had! My son loved it and the staff was amazing! nothing but great things to say about this place!!!

    - Gabriel and Angel L.

  • This is the best dentist I have ever been to!!! They are very patient with my children and the staff is the friendliest. I would recommend them to anyone with children.

    - Wendy C.

  • AMAZING!!! The staff is helpful, the office is clean and inviting, and everyone made sure my son felt comfortable and had fun at his appointment! Dr. Plauka is friendly and professional, and I cant say enough about how great the office is! Thank you!!! 🙂

    - Kristen D.

  • Hands down, the absolute BEST dentist office my wife or I have ever visited! The waiting area was aesthetically pleasing and playfully functional! Not only was the staff exceptionally caring and nice, their professionalism was above reproach and made our daughter’s first dentist visit fun and enjoyable. Highly recommend this office.

    - Romano R.

  • Dr. Luke was fantastic with my son! His entire staff is friendly, caring, and goes out of their way to make our visit exceptional!

    - Jane D.

Meet our Doctor

Children's Dentist Elizabeth City

Dr. Luke Winter

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Your First Visit

Pediatric Dentist North Carolina

We invite you and your child to visit our office and meet our team. Our positive, fun, and engaging atmosphere is sure to be the perfect dental home for your child. During your initial visit, your child will have the opportunity to:

• Meet our dynamic team members
• Get to know Dr. Luke Winter
• Tour our awesome office
• Complete an initial examination
• Have x-rays taken
• Schedule a follow-up visit

New patients are always welcome in our office. View our office tour by clicking the arrows on the image to the right. You can also view photos of our office below.

We can’t wait to welcome you and your child to the Tidal Smiles Pediatric Dentistry family!

Read Our Tidal Smiles Dental Blog

Elizabeth City Dentist

Elizabeth City NC Pediatric Dentist | 5 Fun Teeth Facts March 18, 2020

Test your child’s (and maybe your own) knowledge with these five fun facts about teeth and brushing. How many do you know without checking? 1. What color is your toothbrush? The most common color is blue, followed by red. If you will be spending the night somewhere or are...

Elizabeth City NC Pediatric Dentist | Healthy Transitions: Trading Bottles for Cups March 18, 2020

Helping your child switch from bottles to cups can be challenging. Babies may become emotionally attached to their bottles as a source of comfort as well as nutrition. However, bottles can also become dangerous to your child’s teeth over time. Continuing to use a bottle too long can cause...

Children’s Dentist Elizabeth City | 4 Ways to Make Oral Hygiene Fun February 19, 2020

It can be difficult to get your child to practice proper oral care unsupervised. However, the long-term benefits of an early start to optimal oral hygiene are worth the effort. Below are some tips to help you make oral health a fun part of your child’s daily routine. 1....