The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Our Team

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South Bend Dentists

Robert S. Austgen, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Bachelor of Science, 1969Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN; Doctor of Dental Science, 1973

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Richard L. Cohen, DDS

Board-certified Pediatric Dental Specialist

New York University, New York, NY; Bachelor of Arts, 1976, and Doctor of Dental Science, 1979U.S. Army, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Specialty Training Pediatric Dentistry, 1991

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Lisa M. Moore, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN; Bachelor of ScienceIndiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN; Doctor of Dental SurgeryUniversity of Kentucky, Lexington, KY; Residency Certificate

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Lisa R. Dekker-Reed, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Dekker-Reed earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA in 1986. She continued her education at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001.

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Lauren Mummert, DDS, MSD

Board-certified Pediatric Dental Specialist

For Dr. Lauren Mummert, Pediatric Dentistry is her passion in life. She strives to deliver the highest quality pediatric dental care to families. She likes to learn about patients and form professional relationships with the family. Her goal is to provide the best dental care to each individual patient. Dr. Mummert is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Flynne Weingarten, DDS

Pediatric Specialist

The Dental Center South Bend Pedo staff shared in an exciting adventure during their team building day at the Edge Adventures Park at Rum Village Park in South Bend this past weekend.


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Patient Reviews
Everyone is always friendly and appt time starts on time.
Zoe A.
Nice service. And great job
Juliette C.
I like the service i get from the place it is wonderful keep it going
Bella U.
Just an excellent place
Alexis F.
Every one was very respectful & polite & didn’t mind answering questions
Jaden K.
The gal who worked on Catherine’s teeth was very skilled at the cosmetic work which Catherine was getting done. She also was very kind and tried to help us visualize what the final product […]
Catheri D.
All of the ladies are so kind and gentle with the children and they are super friendly and knowledgeable!
Noah W.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
People are always nice and answer all questions.
Mark M.
Friendly, knowledgeable and pleasant staff!
Alexis M.
The staff was wonderful with my son, who has Autism. They didn’t push him and found ways to do an exam that didn’t frighten him.
Elijah V.
Good service and nice people
Criss C.
My kids love going to this dentist! I appreciate how patient they are with my children and everyone is very nice. I am very happy with Smile Safari!
Lee W.
Everyone seems genuinely caring. It makes you feel much better when your child is not so sure about everything.
Carmen C.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
y son is autistic, and they were wonderful with him and very patient.
Payton M.
The dental hygienist and the dentist were fabulous with my 4 year old. So calm and patient. She had a great experience.
Natalia M.
My daughter was so nervous to have her first filling done. The hygienist that came and got her, was so upbeat, positive and energetic. My daughter came out after the procedure, smiling and talked […]
Mackenzi C.
Everything went perfect.
Jamie H.
Staff are amazing
Hannah S.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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For appointments, call us at: (574) 367-7146 or
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For appointments, call: (574) 367-7146
Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7146
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