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

Affordable Dental Payment Options

You don’t have to sacrifice experienced, quality dental care because you need an affordable dentist. Our dental practice wants to everyone to receive the regular dental care they deserve, which is why we offer a wide array of affordable dental services to suit any need and budget. We also have many convenient payment options, money-saving discount plans, and frequent specials to make the cost of care less of a challenge. Call our office today to learn more about our affordable quality dental care.

Flexible Financing Arrangements

At our practice, we understand that dental care costs often make it challenging to afford the dental care you need. But fortunately, there are flexible financing programs that allow you pay off the cost of care over time to ease the financial burden. Have you have been wondering, “Is it possible to find a dentist near me that takes payments?” You don’t need to search far and wide because our trusted dental practice offers many dental payment plans and we are conveniently located. Our friendly office staff is happy to explain your payment plan options to help you find the right plan for your particular needs and budget. If you are in need of a dentist with payment plans to protect your dental health, call our dental office today to schedule an appointment. Continue reading

DentRite® Discount Plan

Unfortunately, a lack of dental insurance stops many people from getting the dental care they need. If you are one of the many experiencing this problem, you will be happy to hear that our practice offers dental discount plans that let you save on dental procedures without any insurance coverage. One of the best affordable dental plans available is the DentRite® dental discount plan. This discount dental plan features many of the same benefits as insurance, but it differs from dental insurance because there are no tedious forms to file, you have unlimited plan usage, and everyone is accepted from individuals to families. By becoming a member of DentRite, you will receive special bonus discounts on hearing aids, vision care, and many prescription medications. All of these savings add up to a minimum savings of $250 per year. Meaning savings of over 20 percent on preventative or elective care procedures and up to 70 percent on general dental services. Feel free to call our office for more details. Continue reading

Most Dental Insurance Accepted

With the growing concern over the cost of dental care, our office supports the popularity of affordable dental insurance because it allows many people to protect their dental health. We happily welcome a large number of low cost dental insurance plans to help you cover the cost of care. Since each inexpensive dental insurance plan has different benefits, coverage limits, deductibles, and copays, please contact your provider for a better understanding of your plan. And be assured that our dental staff will help you to file all of your insurance claims and work with your provider so you receive maximum benefits. Continue reading

Special Offers

Our practice regularly offers special savings on many dental treatments. Our new patient dental specials give new patients a more affordable opportunity to discover our outstanding dental care, while our dental cleaning specials reward our current patients with discounts on procedures to keep their smiles clean and healthy. We also occasionally have specials for patients without insurance. Feel free to ask which specials are available throughout the year. Call our office to arrange a convenient appointment. Learn more about our special offers and discounts

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Great customer service at the check in check out office. Great hygienist – Marge. Great dentist!
Florencia A.
Dr. Stakem is very kind. I have had a lot of work done lately and it has been quick and painless.
Tracey K.
The gentle care given and the wonderful people that work there.
Gretchen M.
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.
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.
It was my first time at the center but it felt like i was always going there because the service, the staff were all great! Best place to go
Carine U.
Cordial and knowledgeable staff
Antonio A.
Friendly office staff!
Teri S.
Good information provided by hygienist and Dr. Patel on how to improve my already strong dental care habits.
Mike M.
Professionalism manner of the staff, dentist was very knowledgable and have a good sense of humor.
Rachael M.
Professionalism and friendliness
Vicente H.
Terry is amazing! Friendly and efficient with a gentle touch. I had no problem scheduling my appointments.
Kimberly C.
Everybody is so friendly. I love this place!
Nick R.
Everyone is friendly and professional, and service is fast.
Cheryl M.
Nicest Staff of Any Dental Facility I’ve ever been to.
Jason 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 towards […]
Raquel H.
Great experience for our grandson. He goes back and has never complained about anything. We also took our 3 son’s there.
Kimberly H.
Deanna is very thorough and does an excellent job explaining the work being performed. The hygienist that shares work space with Deanna has cleaned my teeth in the past and is great as well.
Jeff J.
Friendly, thorough, and competent service/treatment
Daniel S.
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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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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