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!

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