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
always kind , care for my children as if there own great group of women .
Alejandra G.
Doctor was very friendly,explained everything,staff was also very friendly!
Magaly G.
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.
Every one was very respectful & polite & didn’t mind answering questions
Jaden K.
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.
People are always nice and answer all questions.
Mark M.
Dentist was extremely helpful.
Chelsea C.
Very helpful!
Frederic D.
Nice service. And great job
Juliette C.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
Love the dentist she is very personable and considerate. Great outgoing personality. (Female dentist not the male)
Kai N.
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.
Caring , fun and goofy doctors . Experience overall was great
Andrea G.
Staff always so kind and explains everything with details step by step of they are going or did to my child
Daniel A.
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 so kind and sweet to my kids. It was a breath of fresh air.
Izabella T.
Very professional and time efficient. Boys were both comfortable.
Aaron A.
All of the ladies are so kind and gentle with the children and they are super friendly and knowledgeable!
Noah W.
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.
Great caring staff
Jackson S.
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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