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

Lauren Rinard, DMD  Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Lauren Rinard is a highly-skilled pediatric dentist who takes the time to build relationships with her patients and gain their trust. She has a notable education that is reflected in her dedication to pediatric dentistry. Dr. Rinard has extensive training in advanced behavioral guidance techniques for children of all ages and dental experiences, including children with special healthcare needs and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her sensitive, compassionate approach ensures that her patients feel comfortable before proceeding with treatment.

Dr. Rinard earned her Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree with a minor in Chemistry from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. She attended Midwestern University College of Health Sciences, Downers Grove, IL, earning her Master of Biomedical Science degree. Dr. Rinard continued her education at Midwestern University College of Medicine, receiving her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. She received her Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL.

Dr. Rinard is a member of the American Dental Association, American Student Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Florida Dental Association and Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentists. She regularly volunteers her time to the Give Kids a Smile organization, which provides free dental care to underserved children and patients with special needs.

Dr. Rinard’s interests include enjoying the outdoors, hiking & running, traveling and spending time with her family.

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.
love everything!
Emerald A.
Dentist was extremely helpful.
Chelsea C.
Very friendly and did excellent with my son.
Stanley V.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
So polite & friendly !
Lilly H.
Everyone was very kind and professional.
Ava H.
Very helpful!
Frederic 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.
always kind , care for my children as if there own great group of women .
Alejandra G.
Great drs
Jessica S.
We always have a pleasant experience & everyone is very nice to my son. I also feel like things are explained well, & I’m asked before procedures are done.
Donovin B.
Nice service. And great job
Juliette C.
Fast Service and friendly people…
Landon D.
Gerri was fantastic. Great experience!
Margaret S.
Everyone in the office is very personable!! Everyone smiled and talked with such ease and with a caring nature. The dentist was honest and gave me options for care. My appointment was at 9:15 and […]
Liliana G.
The dental hygienist and the dentist were fabulous with my 4 year old. So calm and patient. She had a great experience.
Natalia M.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
Great service
Mark D.
Good service and nice people
Criss C.
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

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
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