Best Pediatric Dentist in Tampa

Welcome to Mcllwain Family Dentistry & Ahrens Orthodontics

At McIlwain Family Dentistry and Ahrens Orthodontics, you’ll find your dentist in Tampa or your dentist in Wesley Chapel who offers quality comprehensive preventive and advanced dental care for your family’s health and happiness.

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    Dr. James McIlwain

    A Florida native, Dr. James McIlwain received his pediatric dental training at Emory University in Atlanta.
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    Dr. Leigh Ann McIlwain

    Dr. Leigh Ann McIlwain has been working with her father since 1978.
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    Dr. Michael McIlwain

    Dr. Mike McIlwain grew up in Tampa along with his four sisters and two brothers.
  • Dr. Michael Chiaramonte
    Dr. Michael Chiaramonte is a graduate of Tufts University, College of Dentistry.
  • Dr. Robert Hart

    Dr. Bob was born in the Midwest, grew up in Tampa and graduated from Plant High School.
  • Dr. Matthew Ahrens

    Dr. Ahrens is very passionate about the impact a beautiful smile can have on someone’s life.
  • Dr. Rebecca Warnken
    Dr. Rebecca Warnken is currently a member of the Florida Dental Association Committee on Conventions and Continuing Education.


  • Dr. George Alvarez

  • Dr. Michael Garcia

  • Dr. Linda Jo Rice

  • Dr. Hector Vila JR.

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  • IV and Oral Sedation
  • Low Radiation X-Rays
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Painless Fillings
  • Laser
  • Nitrous Oxide

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  • Whitening
  • Implants
  • Veneers
  • Crowns
  • White filling
  • Composite Bonding

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  • Clear Braces
  • Invisalign
  • Braces
  • Digital X-rays
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Retentions

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  • What Is A Pediatric Dentist?
  • Why Are The Primary Teeth Important?
  • Eruption Of Your Child’s Teeth

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Both of our office select a multitude of dental plans and our offices file your primary insurance company as a courtesy for you. We update the list regularly so if you do not see your insurance plan, please feel free to call us. We are more than happy to look up the information for you.

We strive our best to come as close to your insurance coverage as possible. We teach you, work with you, and walk with you at each step of your dental journey to make sure you receive the best of all possible dental care.

Please keep in mind that you are our priority so we make sure you are receiving proper dental care not based on what your insurance plan may cover. We work with all dental plans that allow the patient to choose their own dentist. We are in network and in contract with:

* For orthodontic treatments, Dr. Ahren’s is a provider with most dental insurance plans.
Please call our office for answers to any of your insurance questions.


If you don’t currently have dental insurance – or – if your employer is considering dropping your dental coverage, then we have great news!

We now have an easy solution just for you. We now have our own in-house dental wellness plan that provides all the rewards of dental insurance without the headaches. Every family member can join too.

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    So glad I found this office! Great family dentist and orthodontics. We won’t be going anywhere else.

    Christine Allen

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    I travel from Riverview to bring my kids to the best dentist. I have a son with autism and they k ow exactly how to take great care of him.

    Stephen Szwerluga

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    Wonderful office. Great with children. Love these people.

    Teresa Friskney

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    I love the dentist’s here. They are amazing and on time appointments.

    Nay Gargano

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    Everyone is always very friendly and professional!!

    Kathy James




Beyond tooth decay: why good dental hygiene is important

    • October 8,2014

Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses.

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Chewing your food could protect against infection

    • January 20,2017

“Chew your food!” This is a phrase likely to have been heard by many of us during childhood. According to a new study, we would be wise to take that advice.

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IV Sedation is recommended for apprehensive children, very young children, and children with with special need when conscious sedation will not work. Our goal is to complete your child’s dental work safely and provide the most pleasant dental experience for your child. We work with a group of pediatric physician anesthesiologists, all of whom have extensive experience in caring for children.


Virtually Invisible Solution,
Visible Results

With innovative SmartForce and SmartTrack technologies and custom-made aligners, you’ll find tooth movement foreseeable and more pleasant with Invisalign treatment. Knowing more about how the Invisalign System can help you in gaining more confidence in your decision to transform your smile, drop us an email or call us and we’ll get back to you soon.

4710 N. Habana Avenue
Suites 203 – 207
Tampa, FL 33614
Phone: 813-879-8097

26908 Foggy Creek Road
Suite 101
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
Phone: 813-991-9893

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