Welcome to the Pediatric Dental Center of Tampa

Military Provider | Accepting Most Dental Insurance Coverage

Conveniently located in Tampa, Florida
1540 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629 (MAP)
8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday

The Pediatric Dental Center of Tampa provides comprehensive dental care
for infants, children, and teens, in a fun and family-friendly, professional environment.

Our specially-trained doctors and staff are committed to providing the highest quality dental and orthodontic care.

Your children will feel right at home playing games in our bright, colorful office.

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W. Edward Gonzalez, D.M.D., P.A. & Assoc.

Dr. Gonzalez is a Tampa native, husband and father.

His professional qualifications include B.A. and D.M.D. degrees from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. He is a medical and surgical staff member at Brandon Regional Hospital, an Associate Clinical Professor, and teaches future Pediatric Dentists at the University of Florida. He has achieved the highest standards of orthodontic care and was awarded the title Diplomate of the American Orthodontic Society by his peers.

Before establishing Pediatric Dental Center in 1975, Dr. Gonzalez was Chief Resident in Pediatric Dentistry at the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital.  In 2013, Dr. Gonzalez sold the Brandon location of the Pediatric Dental Center and consolidated his pediatric dentistry and orthodontic practice to his Tampa location on South Dale Mabry Highway.

As national spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentristry, his views and techniques are frequently featured by the nation’s media, who have identified him as a leader in his profession. He is a prominent lecturer both in the U.S. and in Europe, and his published work on pediatric dentistry has been translated into several languages.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. W. Edward Gonzalez for receiving the 2010 Dr. Richard L. Moore Lifetime Achievement Award! Read how Dr. Gonzalez is “Piloting the Way for Dental Excellence”.

Reviews & Testimonials

We drive from Lakeland

We drive from Lakeland to receive the professional, courteous, and child friendly service from the Pediatric Dental Center. Love that the parents can go back with young children.  GREAT JOB!!! 

Excellent Team

Excellent Team – Excellent Service.  Thank you!

So Much Easier

I have often brought my granddaughter to her dental appointments.  It has been so much easier than when her Mom had braces 30 years ago…Thank you.

I Would Recommend Pediatric Dental

The service provided was excellent in a friendly environment.  All procedures and services were explained thoroughly by the doctors and staff.  I would recommend Pediatric Dental to anyone that I know, who is in need of a dentist for youth.  Thank you.


We have been extremely happy with the service, professionalism and helpfullness of everyone in the office.  You always make each patient feel special and unique.  Thank you.

Looks forward to Check-ups

Thank you for keeping my daughter as a patient.  She has overcome her fears and actually looks forward to her check-ups.

Thank You Very Much

Everybody was very nice with my daughter.  We really appreciate all your help because her teeth really got fixed.  Thank you very much.

Very Happy with Service

Very pleased with all treatment to date!! Very happy with the service!