About Our Office

Welcome to the Dental Center of Indiana’s Children’s Dentistry and Braces. We have been serving the community for more than 50 years. Our team of dentists care for the unique dental needs of infants, children, teens, and those with special needs to help all patients achieve optimal oral health. Our state-of-the-art facility is designed to make your child’s visit a comfortable and enjoyable experience. We accept new patients and emergencies at our South Bend office, conveniently located at 1011 Michigan Avenue, , South Bend, South Bend 46350.

We value complete oral care beginning at an early age with regular hygiene visits, check-ups, and consistent home oral health routines. We offer a wide range of comprehensive dental services, including pit and fissure sealants, tooth-colored and stainless steel crowns, and composite fillings, which require less drilling and have a more natural appearance. We offer braces for children and young adults, using a non-extraction approach emphasizing growth-modification techniques to achieve optimal facial and smile results.

We accept most major dental insurance plans, offer financing options, and have in-house discount plans to fit the needs of every budget. We are committed to finding financial solutions to fit your budget, either by helping you maximize your dental insurance benefits, offering you our in-house discount plan, or assisting you with financing options.

Our Doctors

Lisa R. Dekker-Reed, DDS
General Dentist
The Dental Center of La Porte

1011 Michigan Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

(574) 208-6811

Office Hours
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Our Location
Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Your office staff was friendly and helpful. I was treated like a valued guest in your office.
Deanna G.
The patience and kindness given to my little ones was beyond measure!
Logan B.
Very patient friendly, not many people like going to the dentist but everyone in the office makes it a pleasurable experience.
Debbie S.
Dr Douglas is fantastic! He makes sure to take the time to get your dental work done precisely. Each time I go, I feel like I’m his only patient there. I feel comfortable in there care. They […]
BMoney B.
Wow, I really love the dental center. They have wonderful people who work there. They are so friendly, kind, and understanding of what you are having done. I just love Dr Keiser . He’s a […]
Debbie W.
Very nice and got me in and out in a timely manner
Carlene M.
Knowledge of the employees and their kindness and consideration.
Gayle G.
The hygienist was very good. I had very little pain after my 6 month cleaning.
Douglas M.
Everybody was great
Madeline M.
They were great with my daughter
Lizbeth M.
Excellent staff with personality plus.
Donald H.
very friendly atmosphere
Yvette W.
Great place! Love the employees!
Marci G.
The dentist that we saw for the first time was kind, patient, and very informative on the plans made for my son, who was so very fearful and the ladies/assistants were wonderful as well. Going the […]
Jessica B.
Julie is awesome. An Sue is wonderful.
Jeffrey S.
Terry is AWESOME!
Yolanda W.
Dr Lauren was the best with my special needs daughter. The team was great. Made all the accommodations she needed to get her teeth taken care of. Thank you so much and we will be back
Rae B.
My first visit was yesterday and my hygienist was great and even though the dentist only came to see me briefly, he was also very nice! I feel I was treated well and I will continue going back for […]
Jenny E.
Friendly, on-time service.
Gene P.
Friendly staff and a job well done
Jayson F.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here