Welcome to Families First Pediatric Dentistry where we believe your child deserves the best!

  • Call 801-515-5858 To Schedule an Appointment Today!

  • Offering Convenient Appointments

  • Accepting Most Insurance Plans and Medicaid

What is Pediatric Dentistry?

Pediatric dentistry is a specialty that provides comprehensive preventative and therapeutic oral health for infants and children throughout adolescence. Pediatric Dentists are specialists with additional education in pediatrics, making them professionals in handling children’s exams starting at birth.

Meet Our Providers

Blake McDonald, DDS
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Blake McDonald, DDS

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Chris Neeley, DDS

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Chuck Odion, DDS

Looking for a pediatric dentist in Salt Lake County, Utah? 

We know how to take care of kids! It’s the goal of the Families First Pediatrics Dentistry team to make each visit a positive and enjoyable experience for kids of all ages! The practice has been strategically designed to be kid-friendly, comfortable, entertaining, and educational. Our pediatric dental office paired with our pediatric doctor’s office is conveniently located on the border of Herriman and Riverton with an office coming soon to Bluffdale.

Our skilled specialty pediatric staff differentiates us from the rest. We strive to make the best dental experience for your child. We have entertainment that will keep your child engaged. Our office is an experience you will not forget. Come meet our friendly and caring staff and see why at Families First Pediatric Dentistry we are more than just a dental office, we are family!

We Are Welcoming New Patients! Please Call Us At 801-515-5858 to Schedule An Appointment.

Committed to Your Child’s Smile and Safety

Given recent events and changes surrounding COVID, our office knows parents and guardians are doing their best to keep their kids and families safe and healthy. Staying healthy doesn’t just mean avoiding illnesses, it also means taking care of your kid’s teeth! Dental care is essential to one’s overall health. Kids should continue with healthy dental habits and visiting their dentist every 6 months for routine dental care.

Nervous about visiting the dentist?

Our team treats every child as we would our own Family! Our recommendations and treatment for every patient are based on what we know to be the very best and proven treatment philosophies. Rest assured that we have taken extra care to build an office tailored to kids. We have a fun environment with themed rooms that take any fears away as their imaginations are free to embrace the beauty of the colors that surround them. We are the ultimate one-stop shop for all things related to healthy kids! Our Doctors are specialized in pediatrics. The gentle demeanors and skilled techniques of our staff ensure a positive experience for kids.

Think back to the first experience you had at the dentist. Did that experience set the tone and your expectations for future visits? In most cases, that first experience most likely had a huge impact on your oral health throughout adolescents and into adulthood. Here at Families First Pediatric Dentistry, we want to make sure your child’s first visit is a great experience and encourages healthy life-long dental hygiene habits resulting in a beautiful healthy smile.

At Families First Pediatric Dentistry we work with state-of-the-art equipment, for the safest most effective treatment available in pediatric dentistry. Everything about our office is designed to make an experience that children enjoy. With kind, energetic, competent staff, parents can feel confident and rest easy, knowing their children are in good hands.

Dental Membership Program

At Families First Pediatric Dentistry we care about your family. We know that insurance premiums are rising, if your yearly premiums are higher than $450 for dental coverage, you are likely paying more than you need to. We also know that life happens and insurance providers change and that may affect who you are able to see for dental care. We think decisions about your family’s health care providers shouldn’t be determined by anyone other than you.

For that reason, we have created an annual office membership plan that creates stability for your family. So if you would like to save on healthcare costs or you are in the middle of a life transition and your family is not currently covered, give us a call to sign up today!

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Insurances We Accept

We accept most insurances, including the following:


American Dental Association

The American Dental Association is the nation’s largest dental association and is the leading source of oral health-related information, empowering the dental profession to achieve optimal health for all.

Utah Dental Association

The Utah Dental Association is a community of dentists that work to promote oral health and protect the dental profession, meeting the needs of patients in Utah by providing resources to dentists including education, practice support, advocacy, and protection.

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is on a mission to advance optimal oral health for all children by delivering outstanding service that meets and exceeds the needs and expectations of our members, partners, and stakeholders.

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

The American Board of Pediatric Dentists work to certify select Pediatric dentists across the nation, through a voluntary examination process that continuously validates their knowledge, skills, and experience for delivering quality patient outcomes.

International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals

The International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals is a multi-disciplinary group of professionals who work to improve knowledge, education, and training around the tongue and upper lip ties with a focus on developing protocols that optimize outcomes.

Laser Institute of America

Laser Institute of America helps to certify and protect qualified laser professionals worldwide.

American Laser Study Club

The American Laser Study Club designs curriculum for laser surgery and laser dentistry education, helping Physicians and Dentists excel at the efficient and safe application of laser energy in everyday practice.

Families First Pediatric Dentistry is located at: 

4651 W. 13400 S.
Suite 110
Riverton, UT 84096

Contact Us:

Phone: 801-515-5858
Fax: 801-515-5859

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Our office is closed on weekends, major holidays, and when our doctor and staff are attending continuing education programs.


Our office is by appointment only.

We value your time and we strive to be on time for your scheduled visit. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify us at least 24 hours before your appointment.

Emergency Care

If you have an emergency, please give us a call. Should the emergency occur after hours or over the weekend, call (801) 515-5858. To enter the emergency line, please press 0 and leave a message including your contact information (phone number and patient’s name). Our staff will return your call.