About Us

Oakland County’s Most Recommended Children’s Dentist

About Southfield Kid's Dentist - Pediatric Dentistry Southfield MI - examinationDr. Ifechide Nwabueze (Dr. Ife) graduated from the University of Benin, Nigeria with a degree in dental surgery in 2003.

She worked for two years as a general dentist in an Army hospital in Nigeria, where she specialized in pediatrics, orthodontics, restoration, oral surgery, and periodontics. During this time, she discovered her passion for working with children.

Dr. Ife earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia in 2010. She went on to complete her Pediatric Dentistry training at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, in Detroit. During her time there, she focused on pediatric clinical and hospital dentistry, including conscious sedation, dental surgery, and emergency dental services. She also gained experience working with medically compromised children and those with special needs.

Following her pediatric residency training, Dr. Ife received additional hands-on training as an associate in Dr. Amy Parker’s pediatric dental practice as well as in Children’s Dental Care all in Michigan.

Dr. Ife is dedicated to the care of children’s teeth in a professional, comfortable, and friendly environment. She has a true passion for educating children about oral care and strives to make each child’s visit to the dentist a fun and pleasant one.

In addition to her dental practices, Dr. Ife teaches undergraduates at the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School, and has published numerous articles on the topics of pediatric dentistry and pre-veneered stainless steel crowns on primary molars. Dr. Ife is married to John, an accountant, and they have three beautiful young daughters, Ashlea, Kayla, and Emily. In her free time, Dr. Ife enjoys running, swimming, traveling, and spending time with family.

About Southfield Kid's Dentist - Pediatric Dentistry Southfield MI - trophy1“We are pediatric specialists; we make your child feel special.”

Our team is made up of highly skilled and experienced pediatric dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants. Everyone has a passion for the care and treatment of your little ones’ teeth. At the Southfield Kid’s Dentist in Southfield, MI, our main goal is to provide the best possible pediatric oral care in a warm, comfortable, and educational environment.

About Southfield Kid's Dentist - Pediatric Dentistry Southfield MI - heart1Gentle, Kid-Friendly Dental Office Near You

Your child’s safety and comfort are the first priority for everyone at Southfield Kid’s Dentist. We maintain state-of-the-art technology to deliver our treatments and to ensure your child’s continued oral health. We designed our entire Southfield, MI facility especially for kids with bright colors, age-appropriate entertainment, and dental instruments specially sized for their smaller mouths.

About Southfield Kid's Dentist - Pediatric Dentistry Southfield MI - anxious1Nervous About Your Child’s Dental Visit?

We understand the anxiety associated with bringing your child to the dentist. We hope you understand that your child’s oral health is a team effort and sometimes it’s a challenge to keep kids brushing thoroughly. That’s why regular checkups at a pediatric dentist are especially important. Together, we can help your child understand the importance of taking care of his or her teeth. And if some restorative treatment is needed, we hope to alleviate your concerns by ensuring good quality service, reassurance, reliability, empathy and responsiveness. We are always ready to answer any and all questions before, during, and after your child's visit.

Mission Statement

Southfield Kid’s Dentist is proud to serve greater metro Detroit, providing the best in children’s dental care for families with children of all ages and needs.

We understand the importance of utilizing advanced healthcare technology to help you maintain the highest standards of dental health for your child.

We support and enact the dental practice guidelines as designated by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentists.


Our doctors are diplomats and fellows of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and are members of the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

We invite you and your children to our warm and friendly practice and look forward to welcoming you into our dental family!