Caring Pediatric Dentist – Arlington Heights, IL

Get to Know Dr. Megan Davenport

Arlington Heights Illinois pediatric dentist Doctor Megan Davenport


Dr. Davenport’s career in the dental world spans over a full decade now. She first got her start as a general dentist at a community health clinic before finding her way to the pediatric field a few years later. Today, she loves helping our little patients feel safe and at ease in the treatment chair so that they always have a positive, fun experience! If you would like to learn more about her, just keep reading below.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Pediatric Dentist?

Doctor Davenport in pediatric dental office

Dr. Davenport chose pediatric dentistry because she loves working with kids and is passionate about early prevention. She finds it so rewarding to teach children lifelong habits that will help them have a healthy smile, all while making each visit an enjoyable and empowering experience for them.

Where Did You
Study Dentistry?

After attending the University of Notre Dame, Dr. Davenport obtained her dental degree at Indiana University School of Dentistry. She completed her residency in pediatric dentistry at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Today, she is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and was awarded the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring in the top 3% in the nation on her written board examination! She’s also been on the staff at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago since 2016 and is a current member of the following organizations:

American Dental Association logo Illinois State Dental Society logo Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists logo Chicago Dental Society logo American Academy of Pediatric Dentitry logo
Outside view of dental school building
Doctor Davenport and her familyDoctor Davenport's children

Outside of Work,
What Do You Like to Do?

At home, Dr. Davenport and her husband Kevin have two young children who keep her very busy. Some of her favorite hobbies include watching college football (Go Irish!), hiking, hand lettering, spending quality time with loved ones, and baking treats. She has a BIG sweet tooth, so she can definitely relate to the struggles of trying to make healthy choices for your teeth!