The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Toni-Marie Small, DDS  Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Toni-Marie Small is an experienced pediatric dentist with a passion for treating children and making them smile. She easily engages her young patients, sharing their interests in popular children’s programming and after school activities. Dr. Small’s ability to relate to her patients builds a bond of trust, putting them at ease and making dental visits a positive experience. She has specialized training in the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as children and patients with special needs. Dr. Small not only focuses on dental care, she incorporates building good family habits to achieve optimal, life-long oral health for her patients.

Dr. Small began her education at the College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry. She attended the University of the West Indies School of Dentistry, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Small completed her dental residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at NYU Langone Dental Medicine. She continued her education at Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL, receiving her Master of Science in Dentistry degree and Postgraduate Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Small is Invisalign® certified and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Over the past two years, she has volunteered her time to the Give Kids a Smile organization, which provides free dental care to underserved children and patients with special needs.

When she’s not treating patients, Dr. Small enjoys crafting, travel and trying new cuisine.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great staff! Friendly, helpful and great with children.
Braylee M.
Friendly, knowledgeable and pleasant staff!
Alexis M.
Professionalism, waiting period wasn’t that long to be called back.
Jariyah W.
We always have a pleasant experience & everyone is very nice to my son. I also feel like things are explained well, & I’m asked before procedures are done.
Donovin B.
Did very well at getting my daughter to get to know you better before you just took her to do her teeth
Skyaira P.
We were in and out and the staff was Wonderful.
Sophia V.
Very polite staff made me feel welcome
Valeria G.
Good service and nice people
Criss C.
My kids love going to this dentist! I appreciate how patient they are with my children and everyone is very nice. I am very happy with Smile Safari!
Lee W.
Staff were very knowledgeable and came to aid in a reasonable amount of time.
Noah S.
Service was great from behind the counter to the actual visit
Samantha G.
Everyone we came into contact with were very pleasant and friendly. I was very relaxed in Your environment and felt welcomed from the start to finish
Brooke G.
My daughter was so nervous to have her first filling done. The hygienist that came and got her, was so upbeat, positive and energetic. My daughter came out after the procedure, smiling and talked […]
Mackenzi C.
Fast Service and friendly people…
Landon D.
Dr. Lauren was so nice and gentle with Terry, the dental assistant was so nice also. I can tell the dentist’s really take pride in their work and I love that.
Terry M.
love everything
Landon A.
Everybody was great
Madeline M.
Just an excellent place
Alexis F.
always kind , care for my children as if there own great group of women .
Alejandra G.
Staff always so kind and explains everything with details step by step of they are going or did to my child
Daniel A.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday by appointment

Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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