4.9
35 Reviews

Sheri Browning

Sep 14, 2019

They were absolutely amazing and comforting!! I will never go anywhere else for my dental needs!!! ❤️

Bill Bowman

Sep 11, 2019

Very friendly staff. Went out of their way to help.

Jeremy Mullens

Apr 17, 2019

I called Dr Watkins office on a Monday morning. By noon my tooth was fixed & I was back to work. The entire staff is kind, friendly and professional. I would recommend Dr Watkins and Wendy to anyone.

Matthew Christopher

Nov 20, 2018

All I can say is WOW!!! Dr. Watkins is THE BEST DENTIST I HAVE EVER BEEN TO!!! Such a nice and caring man. He understood my fear and talked me through it and made me feel better about my tooth extraction. There was no real pain. This man is the best. He also has a great staff. I can't wait for him to work on my teeth in the future. My wife and children will be seeing as well. Thank you Dr. Watkins!!!

Lori Bumgarner

Oct 26, 2018

TJ Bruins

Oct 07, 2018

Andrea was very polite and informative. Dr. Mike was even more polite and also informative! The facilities are very clean and organized. The dental chord facing the windows looking out to the street are a very nice touch.

Dorothy McKinney

Sep 22, 2018

Midwest Dental is the best. I have been a patient there for at least 20 years. Friendly, courteous staff make you feel comfortable from the time you walk in. Dr. Mike explains everything he is doing and treatment is painless. I recommend Midwest Dental to anyone experiencing a dental problem.

Josh Beddingfield

Jun 07, 2018

Contacted this dental office about a appointment to get a wisdom tooth removed and then they never called me back with a appointment after there email said they would.. Wouldn't recommend this place to anyone , if there customer service is this bad I can only imagine what the rest would be like. Would not recommend...

Robert Magelitz

May 03, 2018

I have been going here for several years. Great Dentist and I believe the most painless dentist I have ever been to. The lady that schedules and takes care of billing does a great job of explaining things and working with you. The lady that does the cleanings also does a very good job.

Mick Ice

Apr 23, 2018

wonderful dentist, very gentle, the one lady that cleans the teeth has been there 20 years and is excellent. We switched from another dentist in our town who seemed to have a lot of turn over in help, and always was in to much of a hurry. Midwest is very good, they take their time. Highly recommend.

Kim West

Mar 02, 2018

Marcia Ward

Dec 08, 2017

Excellent professional and friendly care. Highly recommended!

Jerri Howerton

Oct 17, 2017

Becky Winder

Oct 13, 2017

Dr. Mike, Wendy, Dianna and the rest of the staff at Midwest Dental are amazing. I was absolutely terrified of the dentist and my teeth were in pretty bad shape for avoiding going for over 20+ years. Dr. Mike and Wendy absolutely turned me around and have my teeth all fixed up and I truly enjoying going for dental appointments now. It is honestly something I look forward to. Can't find a much friendlier staff anywhere!!!!!!!

Bonnie Mixon

Aug 08, 2017

I work in construction and move a lot. It's always a challenge to find a new doctor, dentist, hair stylist....so on and so on, every time I move to a new town. Midwest Dental in Jacksonville is great! The staff is friendly and professional, Wendy is gentle and thorough, and Dr. Watkins is fantastic. He gives the most thorough examination I've ever had, including a cancer screening. Kudos to this team and I highly recommend them!

Alicia Gatti

Aug 01, 2017

After a somewhat traumatic experience from a dentist I saw in California, I have avoided going to a dentist for the past 8 years. Something went wrong with one of my teeth and I finally had no choice but to see a dentist to get it fixed . . . pronto. I chose Dr. Watkins from all of his wonderful reviews. I can say without hesitation that I completely agree with the glowing reviews. He was the most kind and understanding dentist I have ever visited. I no longer feel completely apprehensive and paralyzed in response to going to the dentist. He was thoughtful and explained everything he was doing with such a kind voice and patience. If anyone is avoiding going to the dentist out of fear, I will encourage you to make a visit with him. I'm very grateful to him and his staff for making my visit comfortable. Thank you, Dr. Watkins and all of your staff members!

Kacy Anderson

Jul 11, 2017

I was nervous going to a new dentist after 17 years of going to the same one. however, Dr. Watkins and his staff made the transition SO easy! He was very great. All of the google reviews, which I viewed while choosing my local dentist, are true. He is a great guy, his assistant Andrea is great also! I am excited for my next appointment.

Wendi Graham

Jun 21, 2017

Best dentist around! My family has been going to Midwest Dental for several years. My husband who is afraid of needles will not go to any one else! You want the best go to Midwest!

Sandy Heaton

Jun 13, 2017

I was very nervous going into the office but I had a wonderful experience, no pain, and would highly recommend the staff to my friends and family.

Jeff Roach

May 31, 2017

Dr. Watkins and his staff are great! My kids don't mind going to the dentist now!

Nancy Tobin

May 16, 2017

Upon entering the front office, the staff told me they did not have me scheduled for an appointment that day but Dianna looked at the schedule and worked it so I could be seen that day. Wendy is always so gentle when working in my mouth and Dr. Mike is very thourough! I have went here for many years and I have always been really please with the service and recommend it to everyone I know.

Lisa McElfresh

Apr 19, 2017

This was my first visit to Midwest Dental and I would highly recommend them. Wendy is the best.....I get extremely nervous when visiting the dentist and she made the whole experience so pleasant and painless. Dr. Watkins was extremely nice and very professional. I was very impressed and have found my new dentist!!

Kim Bechel

Mar 20, 2017

This is the best dental office I have ever experienced!!!! Wendy is the best!!!! She is the best, most gentle hygienist I have ever been to, and I am so glad I found her!!! Dr. Mike is amazing . . . I needed three fillings and asked that they all be done in one day since I drive over an hour to this office. I didn't feel the shot, and the fillings were done before I knew it. He is an excellent dentist!!! I would urge anyone looking for a new dentist to go to Midwest Dental and see Dr. Mike and Wendy!!!!!

Steve Morthole

Sep 16, 2016

Great People to work with, warm friendly attitude. Acomodating, prompt, careing treatment! Passonate to patient comfort and needs. Pleasant experience. Painless!!

Glenn Raines

Apr 02, 2016

I have been a customer of Dr Watkins for many years and I really like his staff. I have a gagging problem when things are in my mouth cleaning and repairing teeth, and his staff know how to keep me from being a problem when I have work done at his office. I have always felt very good after having work done on my teeth. When I need a problem solved, they get me scheduled fairly soon.

Joena Meier

Mar 04, 2016

Staff is always professional, friendly and courteous. They take the time explain exactly what will be done and answer any questions or concerns I might have.

Michael Mills

Jan 09, 2016

Dr. Watkins, Wendy and everyone else at Midwest Dental provide exceptional service. I live in a larger city 45 minutes away and consider the care I receive at Midwest Dental well worth the drive. I have recommended Dr. Mike to my friends for many years now.

Best Western

Sep 19, 2015

All of the staff as well as Dr. Watkins are very courteous, friendly, professional and polite at Midwest Dental. I like how they explain what they are doing before each visit as well as give you a treatment plan.

Marilyn Seckman

Aug 21, 2015

Wonderful staff! Very comfortable with everything.

Emperor Nacho

Mar 23, 2015

Very fast and friendly service. Wendy and Dr. Watkins did a great job informing me of what was going on and made sure there were no questions or issues during my visit!

Ron Hainds

Mar 22, 2015

My family's experience with Dr. Watkins and his staff has always been extremely positive. Dr. Watkins is very kind, personable, kind, sensitive, and will listen to what you are telling him. Wendy, one of the dental hygienists, is superb at what she does. She, too, is extremely kind and sensitive to what you are telling her and will do her best to try to accommodate any special needs. I highly recommend this office to anyone. They have been our family's dentist for close to twenty-five years.

Sheila Duesterhaus

Mar 21, 2015

I have been going to Dr. Watkins since he first started dentistry. I am a loyal patient because he and his staff have always been professional, friendly and most of all gentle from having my teeth cleaned to any work I needed done. I appreciate their kindness.

bonnie stice

Mar 20, 2015

I love this dentist AND his staff. They are the most caring, gentle, and kind group I have ever had work on my teeth! I wish I had had them years ago, I would not be having so many problems as I do now! If you want a GOOD dentist and staff, try them, you will like them!! This is really true, I was NOT paid to say this!! A very satisfied customer!! Bonnie

JB Meier

Sep 03, 2014

Came back after a few years away and everyone was just as friendly and professional as I remembered. Couldn't recommend them high enough.

Greg's Country Cabin Outdoors

Jul 03, 2014

I have always been happy with the service I get from Dr Watkins and all his staff, they always explain their findings and are willing to answer all questions. The secretary is always courteous, and willing to explain billing procedures. In 2 words, Very Pleased.

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Welcome to Midwest Dental
Jacksonville, IL!

It is our pleasure to partner with you in your dental care. Whether you are a new patient or already part of our family, Midwest Dental Jacksonville offers a wide range of general dental services, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry for adults and children.

We accept most insurance and offer new patient specials. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Dental Services

We are trained in the latest advances in dental treatment and are empowered to focus on the best care for you and your family. Our services include:

Accepted Insurance

Midwest Dental accepts a wide range of dental insurance plans,* including plans from:

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Health Alliance (DHA)
  • Dental Network of America
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Premier Dental Group
  • Principal
  • Sun Life
  • United Healthcare

*This is not a comprehensive list, and is subject to change. Please contact your insurance provider to verify coverage and acceptance.

New Patient Offers

Please print out one of the offers below and bring it with you on your first visit to redeem.

Print Offers

$89

New Adult Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $236 - $363

$49

New Child Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $170 - $258

New patients only. Cannot be used with insurance, state or federal programs, or combined with other offers. If gum disease is present, offer limited to exam and x-ray. Child patient offer for ages 12 and under. Limited time only.

$1.00

Electric Toothbrush

Following exam & x-rays

New patients who make an appointment at Midwest Dental will get a electric toothbrush for $1 at their first visit following exam & x-rays. Cannot be used with federal or state programs or combined with other offers. Limit one offer per person. Product value up to $20. While supplies last.

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About Our Dentists

Jacksonville, Illinois Doctor Watkins

Dr. D. Michael Watkins

  • Area of Practice: General Dentisty
  • Education: Illinois College
    Eastern Illinois University, Master’s degree
    Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Advanced Training: Invisalign® orthodontics
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society
  • Interests: Anything outdoors, including working in his yard and going flying, and spending time with family and his grandchildren
  • Personal Statement: "I strive to provide the most up-to-date, professional, and courteous care available to every patient. I value and respect the confidence my patients give me with their dental care. It is my team’s goal to make every patient so happy with their quality of care that they thank us by referring their family and friends."

About
Our Dentist

Jacksonville, Illinois Doctor Watkins

Dr. D. Michael Watkins

Dr. D. Michael Watkins

  • Area of Practice: General Dentisty
  • Education: Illinois College
    Eastern Illinois University, Master’s degree
    Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Advanced Training: Invisalign® orthodontics
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society
  • Interests: Anything outdoors, including working in his yard and going flying, and spending time with family and his grandchildren
  • Personal Statement: "I strive to provide the most up-to-date, professional, and courteous care available to every patient. I value and respect the confidence my patients give me with their dental care. It is my team’s goal to make every patient so happy with their quality of care that they thank us by referring their family and friends."

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