Meet the Doctors

Anthony Hernandez, D.D.S.

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Understanding each individual child and creating a fun environment that uniquely suits that child is an everyday goal of Dr. Hernandez. His tireless enthusiasm towards children’s dentistry helps the patient and parents relax and enjoy their time together at the office.

After receiving his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa in 2000, “Dr. Tony” obtained his certificate in the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Alabama Birmingham College of Dentistry and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Following the completion of his residency program, Dr. Hernandez moved back to Wisconsin, where he was born and raised. After 2 years of practice in the Appleton area he relocated to Madison to be closer to family, and has remained here since.

A true Wisconsinite, Dr. Tony enjoys cheering on the Packers, Badgers, Brewers and Bucks. During his free time you can find him either riding his bike, running, hiking, fishing or walking his dog Jack.

Professionally, Dr. Tony is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Dane County Dental Society.

In addition, he is an attending staff member at the Max Pohle Dental Clinic at Meriter Hospital, helping train general practice residents in pediatric dentistry. Through continuing education courses around the country, he has kept up with the advances in techniques and technology in the specialty of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Tony’s passion for providing the best possible experience to each child is contagious. He and his staff look forward to the privilege of caring for your child.

Cecelia Thompson, D.D.S.

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Dr. Cecelia “Cece” Thompson joined Children’s Dental Center of Madison in July 2014. She and her staff strive to create positive experiences for their young patients as they receive excellent dental care.

Dr. Cece completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Marquette University's School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She practiced general dentistry in Madison prior to attending and earning a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Buffalo and Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. Dr. Cece is active with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, and Dane County Dental Association.

Dr. Cece grew up in Madison and was a high school math teacher in the Madison area prior to pursuing her career in dentistry. Dr. Cece and her family are ecstatic to be back home and to place solid roots in Wisconsin! Her husband, Christopher, and their children enjoy spending their time in the beautiful Wisconsin outdoors -- swimming, travelling, and raising animals.

Professionally, Dr. Cece is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Wisconsin Dental Association and the Dane County Dental Society.

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