The Dental Center of South Bend

South Bend, IN Dentist

About Our Office

Our South Bend dentists are happy to welcome new patients and emergencies to our state-or-the art dental practice. Our friendly team of dental professionals offers comprehensive care for all your dental needs including, dental cleanings and polishing, tooth extractions, crowns and bridges, dentures, fillings, teeth whitening and veneers. We are here to make your smile with our convenient and affordable general, preventive, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

The Dental Center of South Bend is conveniently located at 1005 East LaSalle Avenue,  in South Bend, 46617. We have been providing you and your entire family exceptional dental care in South Bend for over 30 years and we’d love to welcome you and your family to our dental practice.

We accept most major dental insurance plans including [INSURANCE_PLANS]. This does not represent the complete list of dental insurance plans for which we are preferred providers. If your dental insurance plan is not listed here, please call us directly and we’ll be happy to speak with you about your individual dental plan and treatment needs.

No dental insurance? No Problem! Just ask about our in-house discount plan – an affordable alternative to dental insurance providing substantial savings on all your needed or elected dentistry. Unlike most dental insurance plans, you are able to use our discount dental plan to make elective, cosmetic dentistry more affordable. Call us to sign up today and begin saving on dental cleanings and x-rays, plus other dental treatments such as crowns, teeth whitening, veneers and bonding.

We are committed to finding financial solutions to fit your budget, by either helping you maximize your dental insurance benefits, offering you our in-house discount plan or assisting you with financing options.

If you are ready to make an appointment, please click the button to the right. New patient paperwork for our South Bend dental office can be downloaded here.

Our Doctors

Fadi Elayyan, DMD
General Dentist
Theresa Stakem, DDS
General Dentist
Rikin Patel, DDS
General Dentist
The Dental Center of South Bend

1005 East LaSalle Avenue
South Bend, IN 46617

(574) 367-7000

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 - 2:00 PM

Sat. – Closed

Sun. – Closed

Our Location
Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
The staff is always kind and informative!
Melanie M.
Cordial and knowledgeable staff
Antonio A.
Amazing, friendly, patient, funny, professional, informative staff. They were wonderful to my children.
Bowen S.
Everyone was extremely friendly and professional, making the experience more than pleasant!
Garrett S.
The hygienists are always very friendly when they provide guidance on healthy home care. The dentist is not scary or overbearing like others I’ve been to. They are very positive in looking towards […]
Raquel H.
U r great with the my daughter and she loves to come and see Emily
Amy J.
Everyone was very nice and made me feel comfortable.
Tiffany K.
Everyone seems genuinely caring. It makes you feel much better when your child is not so sure about everything.
Carmen C.
The staff is very friendly. I always have a good experience when I go there.
Dan L.
Dr Carrol was the best oral surgeon i have ever seen. I asked him to be gentle when giving the numbing shot and was very gentle when extracting the tooth. I have had little to no pain afterwards. No […]
Isreal D.
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.
The hygienist was very good. I had very little pain after my 6 month cleaning.
Douglas M.
I’ve been a patient for greater then 20 years. First because they were conveniently located to my home but I’ve stayed due to the excellent care. Dr Douglas and the staff are always professional […]
Don C.
I have been coming to The Dental Center for years. My visits have always left me feeling better than when I came in. The staff is so friendly and upbeat. I have always received the best of care.
Pamela W.
Personable, great service, answered all my questions, called me to move my appointment sooner.
Lynette H.
My dad and I love it here!! They were really good with him during his appointment to get an extraction and are all about saving teeth. Marci, the assistant and Dr. Keiser are amazing and we both have […]
MissSpiderbite T.
Dr listened to my ideas and concerns before looking at my teeth. He inspired confidence right away. No one has done that before
Ruth H.
Terry is amazing! Friendly and efficient with a gentle touch. I had no problem scheduling my appointments.
Kimberly C.
They are good at their jobs. They get you in quick and are friendly and professional.
Stormi G.
Quite satisfied but as it was my first visit, I do have limited exposure as of this point in time.
Dennis W.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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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