Family Dentist in Waukegan, IL - Fulton Family Dental LTD.

Looking for comfortable, confident and convenient care from a dentist in the Waukegan area? You've come to the right place. From the minute you walk into our office you will notice a difference at Fulton Family Dental, Ltd. We care about you, your family and your friends, and we're here to help you achieve your healthiest, brightest smile. Infection control has always been a top priority in our practice. Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the CDC, ADA and regards to Covid-19 protocol in order to provide your dental treatment in a safe and comfortable setting.

At Fulton Family Dental, Ltd. we know every person's dental needs are unique. That's why we offer a comprehensive selection of treatment options in a comfortable, convenient atmosphere.

We specialize in improving smiles. You can learn more about our smile-enhancing services on our website, including:

We've developed this informational website as an extension of our practice, to serve as a convenient, educational resource for our patients. With just a few clicks, you can find helpful information about our services, credentials, and office policies. You can also easily access patient forms or request an appointment .

If you are looking for the best dentist in Waukegan, discover a new dental experience at Fulton Family Dental, Ltd! We look forward to caring for you and your family's dental needs.

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Meet the Doctor

  • Dr.
    David J. Fulton Jr.
    D.D.S., F.A.C.D., F.I.C.D.

    Dr. David J. Fulton, Jr. is a 1983 graduate of Miami University and a 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. The Fulton Family has been a mainstay in providing excellence in dental care for families of northern Lake County for over 55 years. Dr. Fulton, Jr. spent the first 27 years of practice in partnership with his father, David Sr. In 2014, Fulton and Fulton, D.D.S. transitioned into Fulton Family Dental Ltd. with the retirement of Dr. Fulton, Sr.

    Dr Fulton, Jr has risen to the top leadership positions dentistry, having served as President of The Lake County Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. He has also served as the General Chair of the American Dental Association's Annual Session in Atlanta in 2017. He has been honored with fellowships in The American College of Dentists, The International College of Dentists, The Odontographic Sociey, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In his spare time he also exercises his passion in wine serving as the Wine Director of the locally celebrated resturant, The Shanty. 

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Fulton Family Dental has been our dentist of choice for many years. Dr. Fulton (and his dear-departed Dad) are/were top notch. Not only does Dr. David Fulton Jr. provide superb personalized service, he also is a leader in Industry Associations. The techs are friendly and highly skilled. It is definitely a family more than a business."
    Chris K.
  • "With out a doubt we would recommend FFD to anyone in need of dental work of all types... We've enjoyed many years of top notch dental care of which we have all the confidence of things done wright.."
    Rhonda & Jack B.
  • "I've been seeing the folks at Fulton Family Dental for 25 years. It's 30 minutes out of my way but worth it. Dr Fulton and the team make each visit so easy. They have been a blessing in my life."
    Brian W.
  • "I and my family have had Fulton Family Dental and Dr. David Fulton, Jr. as our dentist for years. He and his staff are awesome. All are kind, accommodating, and have provided excellent care and repair. I have had a couple of teeth-chipping incidents and Dr. Fulton's work has been long-lasting and wonderful. I highly recommend this great dental practice."
    Bev M.
  • "On time appointments. Everyone is kind and caring and patient. I hate going to the dentist and staff always makes me feel comfortable."
    Linda W.
  • "Totally 5 star family dentist, and staff. Dr. Dave Jr. gets top marks for his dental skills and caring about his patients. He's a loving chip off the old block."
    Anthony F.

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