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

Our Practice

We have been providing you and your entire family exceptional dental care in South Bend for over 30 years. Our professional full-service dentistry paired with our remarkable patient care is a winning combination. At The Dental Center of South Bend we strive to make your visit to our office a smile-worthy experience.

Establishing rewarding and lasting relationships with our patients is important to us. We pledge excellence in all we do, and we are looking forward to helping you make the most of your smile now and for all the years to come. Experience the difference with The Dental Center of South Bend.

Board Certified

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

To certify pediatric dentistry through a voluntary examination process that continuously validates their knowledge, skills and experience for delivering quality patient outcomes.

  • Leads to high-quality oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special health care needs.
  • Provides assurance to the public that a board certified pediatric dentist has successfully completed accredited specialty training.

Directions

Please see the map below for directions to our location. Please call us at (574) 367-7000 for more information.

Se Habla Español

Para su conveniencia, se habla español en la oficina para atender a nuestros pacientes en su idioma. Para más información llame a (574) 367-7000.

Community Outreach

Just as we love to help our patients, we also try to help the local community through a number of outreach efforts. The Dental Center of South Bend participates in the IUSB Access to Care Day event hosted by IU […]

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone is friendly and professional, and service is fast.
Cheryl M.
Good information provided by hygienist and Dr. Patel on how to improve my already strong dental care habits.
Mike M.
Professionalism and friendliness
Vicente H.
The service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The entire staff had a genuine, welcoming smile and seemed to care about every client. I have rarely seen such authentic friendliness and caring […]
Lori H.
My son has braces from the Dental center, and my daughter might be next. What makes this place awesome for my kid’s dental health, is because of Doctor Richard L. Cohen. He is good with kids, […]
Sayela W.
My dental hygienist is excellent.
Darlene J.
The hygienists are always very friendly when they provide guidance on healthy home care. The dentist is not scary or overbearing like others I’ve been to. They are very positive in looking […]
Raquel H.
They are good at their jobs. They get you in quick and are friendly and professional.
Stormi G.
The staff are consistently efficient, pleasant and professional.
Carol G.
Quick in and out. Polite staff and dentist.
Lynnda M.
Terry is amazing! Friendly and efficient with a gentle touch. I had no problem scheduling my appointments.
Kimberly C.
The professionalism and courtesy of the people I met there. The rooms were set out in a useful and comfortable way and the people not only know their job, but they value the customers.
Marianne H.
Always good quality care.
Rebecca T.
Polite and efficient staff, and I especially liked meeting the new dentist, Dr. Patel, I believe, as he was very welcoming and professional.
Margaret C.
Teri always does a great job and is very pleasant.
William C.
Good service
Dorinda B.
Good dental care and friendly service.
Brett P.
Efficient and expert dentists and assistants.
Barbara L.
Dr. Stakem is very kind. I have had a lot of work done lately and it has been quick and painless.
Tracey K.
Great care and concern for the comfort and outcome of the patient.
Patricia D.
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
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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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