Meet the Doctors
Eric teDuits, D.D.S.
Since graduating from the University of Iowa Pediatric Dentistry Program in 1992, Dr. Eric teDuits has established a private practice in the Madison area and with his wife Laura, has enjoyed raising five children who keep them very busy traveling to many events, especially swimming. Dr. teDuits’ oldest son, Drew, is a 2013 NCAA champion in the 200-yard backstroke from the University of Wisconsin. Along with traveling for the kids’ events, Dr. teDuits enjoys reading, fishing, golfing with friends, and taking walks with his wife.
Dr. teDuits serves as assistant clinical professor at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in the Department of Pediatrics, teaching pediatric residents and nurse practitioner students. As a member of the Dane County Head Start Health Committee, he and his partners treat the majority of the area’s yearly 750+ Head Start children, provide services to developmentally and physically disabled, and continue to be one of the few providers treating patients with Medical Assistance coverage.
Finally, Dr. teDuits is professionally active at the local, state, and national levels. He is the former president of the Dane County Dental Society. He serves on the Wisconsin Dental Association’s Legislative Committee which helps educate state legislators about dental issues. At the national level, he is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and served as chairman of the Scientific Programs Committee.
Dr. Allison Dowd is a Wisconsin native, growing up in Milwaukee. After earning her dental degree from Marquette University in 2001, she earned her certificate in pediatric dentistry from The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado in 2003.
Dr. Allison joined Children’s Dental Center of Madison in 2003, where she found partners that shared in her philosophy of providing excellent dental care to children and adolescents.
Madison has become a great home for Dr. Allison. She enjoys the outdoors and family time with her husband and two children.
Dr. Allison is a member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Wisconsin Society of Pediatric Dentists, Dane County Dental Society, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She is also a Diplomat and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and serves as a trustee on the Dane County Dental Board, as the pediatric lead for the WDA Mission of Mercy, and on the Dean Medical Clinic cleft lip and palate team.
In addition, Dr. Allison is involved in the education of dentists at several levels. At the Max Pohle Dental Clinic at Meriter Hospital, she serves as chief of pediatric dentistry and is involved in the training of the residents. She has given lectures through the WDA for the Dental Home, and through Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin for treating patients with special needs.