Reaching out to our Community…

We’re the most trusted children’s dental care practice in southern California, and we pride ourselves in providing excellence in kids’ dental care including prevention, hygiene and emergency services.

Our dentists and staff are fully committed to your child’s dental care and hygiene, and we pride ourselves in providing outstanding service in a fun, pleasant environment for infants, children and adolescents with 14 convenient locations to serve you.


We’re all about your kids’ health!

We are dedicated to remaining in the forefront of dental technology, and our equipment is comprised of some of the most technologically advanced in the industry. Applying the latest technological advances, we take care of all your dental care needs, from routine check-ups all the way to critical orthodontic necessities.

Our offices are “paperless” – meaning all of our forms are online – ensuring well-organized dental records of your kids dental history, leading to fast, reliable and efficient service and performance. Also, a great side of effect of a “paperless” office means that we’re doing our part to take care of the environment. The less paper we use, the less trees that get cut down. Go green!


From the first moment you visit one of our offices you will find that our friendly, dedicated and experienced staff ensures you receive the finest professional treatment and excellent service that has become the Kids Dental Kare trademark.

About Dr. Jerry Lanier

Dr. Jerry Lanier is the founder and CEO of Kids Dental Kare, the premier brand of children's dental clinics in Southern California.

Dr. Lanier’s passion for children’s dentistry began early, during his studies at Meharry Dental School in Nashville, Tennessee, when he encountered an ailing 9-year old girl with numerous cavities and an absolute phobia of treatment. Dr. Lanier was able to immediately empathize with the young girl’s panic, since it reminded him of his own fear of doctors growing up, and made a promise to help this young girl, and other children like her, overcome the anxiety of visiting the dentist. This very promise has been the foundation and basic building blocks of Dr. Lanier’s organization, Kids Dental Kare.

Dr. Lanier started his professional career with the US Public Health Service in New Orleans working at a children’s clinic for four years, before venturing into private practice. In 1991 Dr. Lanier relocated to Los Angeles where he worked as an associate dentist, before deciding to launch his own clinic in 1994, establishing the very first Kids Dental Kare clinic.

By the end of 1994, Dr. Lanier opened another office in Boyle Heights, and within 3 years after that he opened an additional 6 offices throughout Southern California. Since 1994, Dr. Lanier has launched a total of 14 Kids Dental Kare offices, and currently12 continue in operation.

Dr. Lanier oversees approximately 24 other Kids Dental Kare dentists that now render the bulk of the treatment while he focuses on monitoring training, patient service and ensuring high-quality work standards. Dr. Lanier hand-picks dental care providers that have proven to be the best of the best, therefore ensuring that Kids Dental Kare continues to be the top pediatric dental clinic chain in Southern California.

Dr. Lanier truly believes in giving back to the communities he serves, and has been bestowed with various accolades from state, city and local governments as well as private organizations for his community involvement, including rendering free screenings and treatment to underprivileged children.

Dr. Lanier is now embarking on another phase of his career which includes public speaking, seminars, writing his blog and book, “The Entrepreneur Dentist”, which will detail a step-by-step program to successfully launching and managing dental offices.

Dr. Lanier is happily married and a proud father of two, and currently lives with his family in Los Angeles, CA.

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