1637 College Avenue Spindale, NC 28160

Office Hours

Tuesday-Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am – 2:00pm
Closed on Weekends


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Insurance & Affordability

NC Pediatric Dentistry accepts cash, checks, credit cards, and most dental insurance plans.

Welcome to Rutherford Pediatric Dentistry

Rutherford Pediatric Dentistry is a dental practice dedicated to providing you and your child with a comfortable, FUN, and kid-friendly experience the moment you both walk through the door! Our team and doctors, consisting of pediatric dentists and general dentists focusing on children, are highly trained to conquer all of your child’s dental needs.

Our unique patient experience includes:

An Open-Door Policy

Parents are encouraged and welcomed to be with their child throughout the entire dental appointment. This provides comfort and ease to both child and parent!

A Kid-Friendly Environment

Our bright and welcoming colors provide a calming approach for you and your family! We are here to build a relationship with the parent and child.

Transparent Visits

We provide our patients and parents with detailed treatment options and Q&A sessions to address all questions before leaving our dental office.

Our office is trained to treat children with anxiety, behavioral challenges, and patients with special needs. Please specify the child’s needs when making an appointment so that we can provide the proper provider and treatment plan. We are here to help establish your child with a Dental Home where they feel safe, have a positive experience, and look forward to coming back!

Call to schedule your child’s appointment today! We are ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS!

Rutherford Pediatric Dentistry is a proud affiliate of the NC Pediatric Dentistry Network.

Rutherford Pediatric Dentistry Office Tour

Serving Rutherfordton, Spindale, Union, and Forest City in Rutherford County!

Most Dental Insurances Accepted

We accept and file most dental insurance plans and are in network with the major dental insurance companies. If you do not see your dental plan listed below as an in network provider, please do not hesitate to call. We are always interested in doing our best to work with the insurance providers that our patients carry.

Building Happy Smiles

ASSURANT, BCBS, Connection, Delta, Dentemax, Guardian, Humana, MetLife, United Healthcare, Medicaid/NCHC

Meet Our Team

Our Pediatric Dentistry offices focus on dental care catered to children.

David Thome

Pediatric Specialist

"Dr. Thome strives to make every child’s visit an enjoyable experience and to help them and their parents understand the essentials for building good dental health." Read Bio

David Thome DDS Biography
John Selph

Pediatric Specialist

"Dr. Selph enhances ever child's visit by making sure they have an enjoyable experience and to help them and their parents understand the essentials for building good dental health." Read Bio

John Selph DDS Biography

Community Involvement & Announcements

Our Dental Office Believes In Staying Involved With Parents & Their Little Ones

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Questions & Contact Us

Feel free to reach out to us at any time with questions or concerns. We look forward to hearing from you and being your dental family home.

Rutherford Parent Reviews

The staff are very kind and professional. I always feel safe and comfortable coming here. I highly recommend this dentistry.

Melanie A.

Rutherford Parent

Our family has been part of the Rutherford Pediatric Dentistry a long time. The staff is friendly and does there best to accommodate the times for our family to be seen at the same time. When I call to request a statement, the response time to get me the statement is within minutes. Great team and service.

Jennifer M.

Rutherford Parent

I really liked the visit. The staff very nice and professional. The doctor and the assistants were really good with my kids. I would definitely recommend this office to others.

Stephanie B.

Rutherford Parent

Meet The Dentists

Our Pediatric Dentists and General Dentists who work with infants, children, and adolescents are kid-friendly and family-oriented!

Dental Services

Learn about Periodic Dental Exams, Cleanings and Preventative Dental Care, Emergency Dental Care, Fluoride Treatment Services and more.

Make A Payment

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