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

Our Team

South Bend Dentists

Fadi Elayyan, DMD

General Dentist

“I like to think of my patients first. I listen to their questions and concerns, and try to address each one. I like to treat my patients how I myself would like to be treated.”

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Rikin Patel, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Rikin Patel is a general dentist who provides preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental services. He strives to make people feel comfortable, taking the time to discuss any problems they’re having with their teeth or gums, and talking about what their ideal smile would look like.

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Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The staff and the doctor was great
Tracy J.
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.
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.
Friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable
Serica E.
Excellent service!
Florencia A.
Took our 3 yr old for her first visit and they were great with her.
Paula R.
Great experience for our grandson. He goes back and has never complained about anything. We also took our 3 son’s there.
Kimberly H.
Professionalism manner of the staff, dentist was very knowledgable and have a good sense of humor.
Rachael M.
Cordial and knowledgeable staff
Antonio A.
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.
Dr. Stakem is very kind. I have had a lot of work done lately and it has been quick and painless.
Tracey K.
I love the great treatment you get from everybody
Gayle T.
The gentle care given and the wonderful people that work there.
Gretchen M.
Professionalism and friendliness
Vicente H.
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.
Staff is very personable and friendly.
Sherry D.
Dr was amazing
Crystal Z.
Great people. Everyone was so friendly. And great price. It was a good experience all around.
Martin M.
I have come to you for years and am very happy with the service
Kathleen V.
Good information provided by hygienist and Dr. Patel on how to improve my already strong dental care habits.
Mike M.
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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