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 in 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 restaurant, The Shanty. 

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

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  • Laser Decay Diagnostics

    Using lasers, dentists can detect tooth decay that is not yet visible and would otherwise be undiagnosed using traditional methods. Laser cavity detection is based on the fact that healthy tooth structure reflects light, or “fluoresces,” differently than does decayed tooth structure. Teeth with decay ...

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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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