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

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Everything You Need To Know about Porcelain Crowns

When you want to improve the appearance or function of your teeth, your three treatment choices are cosmetic dentistry veneers, cosmetic dentistry bonding, or dental crowns. If you want to improve both a tooth’s appearance and function, then dental crowns will usually be the best choice for you.

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How a Dental Implant can Permanently Restore Your Smile

A dental implant is a titanium post that gets surgically placed in the jawbone to provide a mount for replacement teeth. It looks, feels, and functions just like a natural tooth.

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Six Real-Life Remedies for Halitosis

Halitosis is another name for bad breath and it’s an embarrassing problem for many. But the following oral hygiene habits can help you keep your breath at its best.

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Why Dental Bridges Are Good for Oral Health

Are you fed up with living with missing teeth? Discover how dental bridges can bridge the gap to a better smile.

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Dental Sealants – A Child’s Effective Protective Defense Against Decay

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Discover how effective dental sealants can be in protecting your child from cavities.

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Are Removable Braces Right for You?

If you are considering braces but hesitate because you don’t want the stigma and discomfort, it’s time that you discovered the latest form of braces that are invisible and removable. See if this orthodontics option is the right choice for you.

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Learn If You’re Right and Ready to Replace Missing Teeth with All-on-4 Implants

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If you have missing teeth, you no longer need to miss out on the confidence and comfort of having a perfect smile. Today, All-on-4® implants can restore your full smile with ease. See if this treatment option is the smile solution for you.

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5 Popular Procedures for Treating a Broken Tooth

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Don’t worry if you have a chipped or broken tooth, because there are many simple ways to repair and restore your smile. Discover the top five treatments.

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When Oral Surgery Is the Only Option

Did you know that oral surgery is the most common surgical procedure in the United States? See when oral surgery is the right treatment for you.

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A Clear Look at the Cost of Invisalign

If you need to straighten your teeth but don’t want the shame or pain of a mouth filled with metal, then Invisalign® clear braces could be the answer for you. While their discretion and comfort will surely pay off, find out what you need to know about the cost of Invisalign.

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Patient Reviews
Good information provided by hygienist and Dr. Patel on how to improve my already strong dental care habits.
Mike M.
Very friendly staff, will be Back! Fast appointment, for a limited exam!
Amber K.
Quick in and out. Polite staff and dentist.
Lynnda M.
Prompt service, little wait time, great hygienist
Monica N.
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.
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.
Having a filling replaced is a painful process (for me) and they took the time to mitigate the pain and tried to make me as comfortable as possible. I know this take extra time but I appreciate it.
Robert W.
I found the care to be of the highest quality, both in terms of dental care and attentiveness to patient care. Notably, Sam. who was my primary dental assistant, was especially outstanding in all […]
Edward C.
The staff was friendly and efficient.
Hannah A.
Friendly, on-time service.
Gene P.
Nicest Staff of Any Dental Facility I’ve ever been to.
Jason J.
Great service
Patricia W.
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.
Always a great experience.
Rebecca T.
Today my son had unexpected extraction’s, due to infection. Dr. Jess, and another woman I can’t remember her name, dark hair, made a super traumatic event so much easier. My son was Waylon, and I […]
Brittany T.
Dr. Stakem is very kind. I have had a lot of work done lately and it has been quick and painless.
Tracey K.
I’ve been a The dental Center since I was a kid. Once I got married and on insurance that allowed me to stay with them, I didn’t hesitate looking elsewhere. Friendly staff. Love my dental […]
Rebecca R.
Always good quality care.
Rebecca T.
I enjoy the smiley faces and the friendliness every time I walk in for my appointment….
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Love having my teeth cleaned by Deanna! She takes her time and is so personable!
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