The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Welcome to The Dental Center of South Bend

We are pleased to offer you and your entire family exceptional dental care. Our professional full-service dentistry paired with our outstanding patient care is a winning combination – visit any of our offices in South Bend to experience the difference!

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Proper dental care is important at all ages. Good dental health requires that you take care of your teeth daily and have regular dental check ups. It is recommended that you receive regular professional dental check-up and cleaning.

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Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7000
Fax: (574) 245-7530
Dental Emergency?
For medical emergencies, please call 911
Teeth Whitening

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Complete Braces*
$99 Children’s
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$89 First Visit
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Welcome to The Dental Center of South Bend

At The Dental Center of South Bend we offer quality, convenient dental care for the whole family. Located at 1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN, 46617, we provide many dental services including dental hygiene, crowns, dentures, and various cosmetic procedures among many other services. We accept most insurance plans and offer payment options to fit any budget. We serve the South Bend community with convenient office hours. To contact us please call The Dental Center of South Bend or click here to book an appointment today.

New Patients Welcome!

Proper dental care is important at all ages. Good dental health requires that you take care of your teeth daily and have regular dental check-ups. It is recommended that you receive regular professional dental check-ups and cleaning. Call (574) 367-7000 or click here to book an appointment today!

Community Outreach

At The Dental Center of South Bend we are all about helping people have beautiful healthy smiles and the benefits they bring. We are dedicated to helping smiles in the community and are always looking for ways to participate in local events, health fairs and other outreach programs.

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Our Services

We are proud to offer a variety of dental services to meet the needs of all ages and dental conditions.

Meet Our Dental Staff

Meet the Team

Gary Q. Metzler, DDS

General Dentist

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Bachelor of Arts, 1976Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; Doctor […]

Sridhar Meda, DMD

General Dentist

Boston University, Boston, MA; Doctor of Dental Medicine, 2008Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, […]

Theresa Stakem, DDS

General Dentist

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1991Indiana University, Indianapolis, […]

While I did have a couple of resin fills fall out, I don't believe that was the fault of the technician (my bad). They were replaced right away and […]
I had a great experience at the dental center. They are flexible with appointment times and the staff (front desk, hygienists, and doctors) is very […]
Friendly and caring staff. Always helpful with questions or concerns.
I had a wonderful experience. I arrived early and was informed that the hygienist was out sick and they apologized for it. They offered to reschedule […]
Very professional & expert care, and only discomfort that I deserved. Great people.
Very nice, helped me supa fast
very nice service in a timly manner
Friendly & excellent service !!
I have always had good service there . Been going there for about 15- 20 years
The staff was very courteous and nice. The service I received was very good. My wait time was minimal.
Friendly, professional, and caring.
I was in pain over the weekend. I called Monday morning and they got me right in on Monday afternoon to take care of my very bad tooth pain. Thank […]
For my first time at this practice, everyone was very nice and courteous..I felt like they really care
excellent and courteous service
Excellent service provided by hygienist Becky W.
By far the best experience I have ever had while having to get a filling replaced.
Great service and excellend customer service provided by staff.
They are very helpful and friendly..
Everyone there is great!
As always excellent service from hygenist, Becky.
Everyone very courteous and professional as well as friendly!
Very pleasant experience
Even an extraction is no problem.
Dr.Madu was very considerate of my level of comfort.
This morning at 8:30 I called for an appointment for what I thought was a cracked tooth. I had never been a patient there before, they got me in with […]
I had an excellent experience.
The people are friendly and courteous and the work on my tooth was completed in a timely manner.
No wait time, Very helpful and informative as to the procedure and what to expect. Excellent staff and dentist.
Love this office. Everyone treats you great
very professional
Fast and painless!
Marge was very good. She is an excellent dental heigist. So very glad I have her caring for my health and teeth. Thank you, Marge great job!
Marge always pleasant an professional. I only use her for my cleanings.
Very reasonable prices for people without dental insurance, courteous fast service!
My hygienist was excellent and very professional
Very kind and professional people work here. My experience was very good.
Overall good impression. Got what I was expecting.
One of the best dentist appt I have been to
I appreciate the attentiveness and friendliness of the Dental Centers personnel. I feel they are interested in my dental and overall health.
My procedure took 4 hours, mainly because there was only 1 dentist and he had to handle many patients while I sat in the chair. There was more down […]
I love coming here! Fast, great work and painless!
Dentist at the dental center are there to help you, not tell you things are wrong just to get more money out of you. They are all very friendly and […]
Been going to this clinic for almost two years now. I have enjoyed my experiences with this clinic and I am thankful to them.
Got in on time and everything went well.
Had an emergency on my front tooth! Not only did they get me in right away but also worked quickly to get me a flipper tooth (in a day and a half)! […]
Quick in job done without any pain
Outstanding caring people, always know me by name also.
Very thorough and professional.
I find the people in this office to be friendly and professional.
Overall good experience.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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For appointments, call us at: (574) 367-7000 or
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For appointments, call: (574) 367-7000
Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (574) 367-7000
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