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

Our Team

South Bend Dentists

Scott R. Keiser, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Keiser became a dentist after deciding to make an exciting career change later in life. He truly enjoys giving patients a smile that will last a lifetime! He attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY, earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with High Distinction. Dr. Keiser’s focus is on General Dentistry and he especially enjoys […]

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Theresa Stakem, DDS

General Dentist

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1991Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; Doctor of Dental Science, 1996

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Gary Q. Metzler, DDS

General Dentist

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Bachelor of Arts, 1976Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1982

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Michael Gasko, DDS

General Dentist

Rikin Patel, DDS

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
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.
staff is very friendly and competent
Cynthia B.
Marge was great. She tried several different X-rays to see what my issues were. Dr. Metzler is great. I don’t want to see anyone else.
Jane B.
Teri always does a great job and is very pleasant.
William C.
Always good quality care.
Rebecca T.
Good dental care and friendly service.
Brett P.
Everyone is friendly and professional, and service is fast.
Cheryl M.
Terry is amazing! Friendly and efficient with a gentle touch. I had no problem scheduling my appointments.
Kimberly C.
Terry is AWESOME!
Yolanda W.
Service is efficient and everyone is friendly.
Christine B.
Always a great experience.
Rebecca T.
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.
The doctor and her assistant were great. I had a reaction to the lidocaine and they took care of me in a very comforting way!
Janus H.
I had a previous concern with the numbing agent. I explained this and they were wonderful working with me and my concerns! Really a great bunch of people!
Kathleen B.
Nicest Staff of Any Dental Facility I’ve ever been to.
Jason J.
They are good at their jobs. They get you in quick and are friendly and professional.
Stormi G.
I have come to you for years and am very happy with the service
Kathleen V.
The staff was friendly and efficient.
Hannah A.
Friendly office, great service.
Janet B.
Dr. Stakem is very kind. I have had a lot of work done lately and it has been quick and painless.
Tracey K.
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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