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

COVID-19 Safety Message: Visit our practice with confidence – your safety is our top concern.

See How We’re Helping to Deliver Safe Smiles Everyday

We’ve reopened our practice in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment.

We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.

Our team has had additional training to ensure our processes meet or exceed sanitation and sterilization standards of care, and we have elevated our infection control procedures in response to this time of global concern. You can visit our practice with confidence, knowing we are taking additional measures to provide for the safety of our patients and our team:

  • Elevated infection control standards including the thorough sterilization and disinfection of treatment rooms and instruments between each patient.
  • Continued social distancing practices — Once you check in for your appointment, please wait outside the office and we will text or call to let you know the team is ready to begin your appointment.
  • Preemptive screenings – All patients and staff members will be screened and have temperatures taken upon arrival. Patients will be asked to complete additional health history information.
  • Adherence to standard sterile healthcare environment protocols including hand hygiene, use of personal protective equipment (e.g. gloves, masks, face shields, eyewear), respiratory hygiene, sharps safety, safe injection practices (when applicable), sterile instruments and devices, and clean and disinfected environmental surfaces and common areas.
  • Patients will be asked to wear a mask to their appointment if possible.

We understand your decision to visit us is personal one. Should you have any questions or concerns about your dental appointment, please do not hesitate to call us at (574) 367-7146. We are here to help.

Please review our COVID-19 Patient Screening Questionnaire Below Prior to Your Visit.

These questions will be asked upon arrival at our office. If you have a temperature greater than 100.4 at the time of your appointment, or if you answer yes to any of the questions below, your appointment will be rescheduled to a later date when it is safe for you to be seen. This is for the safety of our team and other patients. Please contact us with any questions.

1. Have you within the last fourteen (14) days traveled to a country where community-based spread of COVID-19 is occurring or to any other geographic region in the United States with sustained community transmission of COVID-19?

2. Have you had direct contact within the last fourteen (14) days with a person confirmed or suspected to be positive with COVID-19?

3. In the last fourteen (14) days, have been in close contact with anyone who has experienced any of the following cold or flu-like symptoms – fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat, body aches, or lack of taste or smell?

4. Do you currently have, or have you experienced any of the following cold or flu-like symptoms within the last fourteen (14) days – fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat, body aches, or lack of taste or smell?

5. Have you been tested for COVID-19?

6. Patient Temperature (°F / °C) (Your temperature will be taken upon arrival by a staff member with a digital “no contact” thermometer)

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone we came into contact with were very pleasant and friendly. I was very relaxed in Your environment and felt welcomed from the start to finish
Brooke G.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
Just an excellent place
Alexis F.
Genesis got a filling and she was very comfortable and content and I was nervous for her but I was made feel at ease.
Genesis H.
Caring , fun and goofy doctors . Experience overall was great
Andrea G.
You guys were awesome and made my four year old feel at home. She went back and got two fillings without me and didn’t even get upset. The staff is amazing and so considerate.
Estellise B.
Everyone was so kind and sweet to my kids. It was a breath of fresh air.
Izabella T.
Fast Service and friendly people…
Landon D.
First time great experience…everyone is really nice and professional I loved it wouldn’t go anywhere else i was afraid my kids were going to be scared but they treated them with lots of […]
Aubrey R.
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.
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.
Professionalism, waiting period wasn’t that long to be called back.
Jariyah W.
Great caring staff
Jackson S.
Because they treat my daughter very well and she isn’t afraid to be there
Serenity S.
I like the service i get from the place it is wonderful keep it going
Bella U.
Great compassionate care. The hygienist and doctor worked so good with my little ones first dental visit.
King G.
Great drs
Jessica S.
Great service
Mark D.
The office staff had lots of experience working with young patients and did an excellent job interacting and caring for our son who had an emergency dental situation.
Cameron P.
Very Nice People!! Fast and effective!!
Sean L.
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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 - 4:00 PM
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (574) 367-7146
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