Dr. Anthony Hernandez, DDS

Pediatric Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Anthony Hernandez, DDS
Understanding each individual child and creating a fun environment that uniquely suits that child is an everyday goal of Dr. Hernandez. His tireless enthusiasm towards children's dentistry helps the patient and parents relax and enjoy their time together at the office. After receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa in 2000, "Dr. Tony" obtained his certificate in the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Alabama Birmingham College of Dentistry and Birmingham Children's Hospital. Following the completion of his residency program, Dr. Hernandez moved back to Wisconsin, where he was born and raised. After 2 years of practice in the Appleton area he relocated to Madison to be closer to family, and has remained here since. A true Wisconsinite, Dr. Tony enjoys cheering on the Packers, Badgers, Brewers and Bucks. During his free time you can find him either riding his bike, running, hiking, fishing or walking his dog Jack. Professionally, Dr. Tony is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Dane County Dental Society. In addition, he is an attending staff member at the Max Pohle Dental Clinic at Meriter Hospital, helping train general practice residents in pediatric dentistry. Through continuing education courses around the country, he has kept up with the advances in techniques and technology in the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Tony's passion for providing the best possible experience to each child is contagious. He and his staff look forward to the privilege of caring for your child.

Children's Dental Center of Madison

5116 American Family Dr

Madison, WI 53718

Contact Information

(608) 825-7500

Dr. Anthony Hernandez, DDS

Dr. Anthony Hernandez, DDS

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • WEA Trust

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Care Philosophy

Children's Dental Center provides specialized and comprehensive pediatric dental care for infants, children, adolescents, and patients with special needs in a friendly, gentle, and safe environment.
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Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Autism
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache


  • Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Teeth Extraction

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  • University Of Iowa College Of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • University Of Alabama Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hernandez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hernandez to family and friends
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Dr. Hernandez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Reedsburg, WI |
Dr. Hernandez and his staff always seem to make the experience of tooth health a fun, non-threatening experience. His bed-side manner is honest and yet very comforting as he combines incredible expertise in his field along with great people skills.
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Dr. Hernandez accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
    Ameritas PPO
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
    Delta Dental Premier
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • WEA Trust

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Hernandez has admitting privileges

American Family Children's Hospital
1675 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
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Meriter Hospital
202 S Park St
Madison, WI 53715
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Saint Mary's Hospital
700 S Park St
Madison, WI 53715
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