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

Home is Where the Dental Care Is

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Are you sometimes too busy, too tired, or do you simply forget to take care of your teeth? Well, there is no excuse for not practicing proper dental care. It only takes a few minutes a day at home, along with regular check-ups from an affordable dentist, to have a much healthier smile. Find out how easy it is to take care of your teeth at home.

5 Helpful Dental Care Tips

The right tools make a huge difference in your dental care at home, according to the best dentist professionals. But everyone has different needs, so ask an affordable dentist which dental tools are right for you. Then follow these five proven tips at home to keep your teeth and gums healthy:

  1. Purchase an ADA-approved toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash, and any other dental care tools your dentist recommends.
  2. Brush your teeth at least once in the morning and once at bedtime.
  3. Brush for at least two minutes each time.
  4. Floss between your teeth at least once a day.
  5. Get regular professional cleanings from an affordable dentist.

At-Home Dental Care Benefits

Good dental care is as easy as one-two-three. One, find the best dentist for you. Two, once you’ve found an affordable dentist you need to get regular check-ups and cleanings. And the third part of a healthy smile is good dental care at home. The purpose of oral hygiene at home is to keep your smile healthy by providing these dental benefits:

  • Remove plaque from your teeth and gums
  • Battle tooth decay and prevent gum disease
  • Eliminate bad breath
  • Lower the risk of infections in the tissue and bone around teeth
  • Keep you from having to treat serious dental problems

To learn about our family dentistry practice in South Bend, call The Dental Center of South Bend today at (574) 367-7000 or make an appointment.

The Dental Center offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in South Bend. With 4 affiliated practices throughout Indiana, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At The Dental Center of South Bend, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at The Dental Center of South Bend.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Even an extraction is no problem.
Michael A.
Very reasonable prices for people without dental insurance, courteous fast service!
Ryan K.
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 […]
Timothy F.
Love this office. Everyone treats you great
Gayle B.
very nice service in a timly manner
Larry C.
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 […]
Anonymous
Everyone very courteous and professional as well as friendly!
Lisa R.
Very kind and professional people work here. My experience was very good.
Joan W.
I appreciate the attentiveness and friendliness of the Dental Centers personnel. I feel they are interested in my dental and overall health.
Michael A.
No wait time, Very helpful and informative as to the procedure and what to expect. Excellent staff and dentist.
Anonymous
I had an excellent experience.
Jamie T.
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)! […]
Angelia Y.
I find the people in this office to be friendly and professional.
Steven S.
Everyone there is great!
Christin A.
I have always had good service there . Been going there for about 15- 20 years
Ronald P.
As always excellent service from hygenist, Becky.
Rebecc D.
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 […]
Jane B.
Very nice, helped me supa fast
Susan J.
The staff was very courteous and nice. The service I received was very good. My wait time was minimal.
Marvin J.
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 […]
Amy darnell
Very pleasant experience
Anonymous
Marge always pleasant an professional. I only use her for my cleanings.
Kevin S.
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!
Sue B.
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 […]
Rikki T.
Quick in job done without any pain
Eric W.
I love coming here! Fast, great work and painless!
Braedon T.
Friendly and caring staff. Always helpful with questions or concerns.
Richell K.
Friendly & excellent service !!
Don H.
Great service and excellend customer service provided by staff.
Ariel E.
Very professional & expert care, and only discomfort that I deserved. Great people.
Anonymous
By far the best experience I have ever had while having to get a filling replaced.
Tammy W.
excellent and courteous service
Joseph V.
Got in on time and everything went well.
Judy J.
Fast and painless!
Kelly T.
Friendly, professional, and caring.
Mary B.
They are very helpful and friendly..
Rena M.
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 […]
Jacqueline S.
Outstanding caring people, always know me by name also.
Kevin S.
One of the best dentist appt I have been to
Leah N.
Very thorough and professional.
Jacquelin C.
The people are friendly and courteous and the work on my tooth was completed in a timely manner.
Tricia W.
For my first time at this practice, everyone was very nice and courteous..I felt like they really care
Treviea W.
My hygienist was excellent and very professional
Soneka W.
Overall good impression. Got what I was expecting.
Lila K.
Dr.Madu was very considerate of my level of comfort.
Peggy M.
Excellent service provided by hygienist Becky W.
Rebecc D.
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 […]
Jason P.
Been going to this clinic for almost two years now. I have enjoyed my experiences with this clinic and I am thankful to them.
Jamie T.
very professional
Anonymous
Overall good experience.
Sherry D.
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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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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