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

Restorative Dentistry in South Bend, IN

The objectives of restorative treatment are to repair or limit the damage from dental decay, protect and preserve tooth structure, re-establish adequate function, restore esthetics where applicable, and provide ease in maintaining good oral hygiene. The restoration of primary teeth differs from the restoration of permanent teeth due in part to the shape of the teeth.

Today, there are a wide variety of materials available to restore teeth. They are, however, not all appropriate for every situation. The proper choice of a restorative material may depend upon the developmental status of the dentition, how cavity prone the child is, the patient’s oral hygiene, the likelihood of timely recall visits and the child’s ability to cooperate for treatment.

Some of the materials used in restoring teeth include pit and fissure sealants, resin-based composites (white), amalgam (metal), stainless steel crowns, bridges and removable appliances. Esthetics and the improved tooth-color restorative materials have led to a decrease in the use of dental amalgam.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone seems genuinely caring. It makes you feel much better when your child is not so sure about everything.
Carmen C.
Gerri was fantastic. Great experience!
Margaret S.
I love the employees always nice and pleasant.
Tessa L.
Dentist was extremely helpful.
Chelsea C.
Professionalism, waiting period wasn’t that long to be called back.
Jariyah W.
Staff are amazing
Hannah S.
Every one was very respectful & polite & didn’t mind answering questions
Jaden K.
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.
Staff were very knowledgeable and came to aid in a reasonable amount of time.
Noah S.
Love how they talk to before they do anything to your child or ask questions about things you watching out for at home
Rihanna K.
always kind , care for my children as if there own great group of women .
Alejandra G.
Service was great from behind the counter to the actual visit
Samantha G.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
Very friendly and did excellent with my son.
Stanley V.
My son was going to a different dental office, smaller dental peds, only two dentist in the practice. however due to being without insurance for 10 months . This is the location that I needed to […]
Anthony G.
Very good with children. Very thorough with exams and questions. Enjoyable experience.
Myles M.
Dr.Reed was so patient and caring while pulling my 3yr sons tooth along with her two assistants they talk to him and made sure he was relaxed and calmed him when he was anxious. I couldn’t have […]
Samii L.
Nice service. And great job
Juliette C.
The staff was friendly and great with my three year old.
Braelyn W.
So polite & friendly !
Lilly H.
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 - 4:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed

Saturday by appointment

Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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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
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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