Collection Policy Update

We are updating our collection policies beginning on August 1st, 2023

We will now be collecting at the time of the appointment for all appointments with procedures such as cavity treatment, crowns, extractions, etc. Any previous balance on the account is also due at the time of service. 

 We will not be seeing your child if this balance is not paid. 

 Pre-estimates are sent for most procedures like these and will be emailed to the patient’s guardian or given on the day of. Most can be viewed on insurance websites as well. If a pre-estimate is not received, an estimate based on your insurance’s benefits and coverage will be given. If the insurance pays differently from estimated, we can issue a refund check or we will send an additional bill for the remaining cost.

 Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you for your patience in our time of change. 


Communications Update:

We've revamped our messaging and communications program and added new features!

Some new and updated features:

Two-way texting: You can now contact us through text! (This only applies to existing patients.) With easier and faster communication- scheduling, rescheduling, and cancelling has never been better! 

It's about to get even better when you use our all new online scheduler! Head over to our new page 'Booking an Appointment' to see it in action. Be sure to look over the page before scheduling.

We now also have cool new automatic messaging that sends reminders, reviews, and recalls! Don't worry, if we're bothering you too much, you can always opt-out of messaging. You'll be missing out on birthday wishes though!

If you need to update your information, all you need to do is fill out some really easy digital forms and they will automatically update in our system. This includes everything from phone number and address to new insurance information to any medical changes. Please let us know and we can send the forms over. 

With all great changes there are growing pains. If you notice anything weird or wrong with our new communication system, please don't hesitate to let us know! 

Welcome to Children's Dentistry of Lake County!

For over 40 years, Children's Dentistry has served the Gurnee and Waukegan areas. Dr. Christine Lee joined Dr. Lee Bomgaars' practice in 1996 and became owner in 2003. She is a pediatric dentist certified by the Illinois State Board of Dentistry. Dr. Christine is committed to making your child's smile healthy.

Your child's dental health is our only specialty. We treat infants through adolescents and make every effort to provide a positive experience in a fun, comfortable and compassionate atmosphere. We feel it is important to teach children the proper skills to maintain good oral health and prevent unnecessary decay and dental treatment.

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8:30 am-12:00 pm

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8:30 am-12:00 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm


8:30 am-12:00 pm

1:30 pm-5:00 pm





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