Dr. Svilenov is a University of Pennsylvania–trained dentist with a number of awards under his belt. At Promise Dental, he restores smiles by filling in missing teeth with implants, covering up chipped teeth with custom porcelain veneers, and whitening stained teeth. He can also shift crooked teeth with Invisalign clear retainers, which can be easily removed when eating and brushing.
Midwest Oral Health's dentists, Drs. Shirley Ferreira and Dean Stratman, bring their unique specialties together to offer a more robust range of services at their practice. Dr. Stratman, for instance, specializes in oral implants and is a Fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists, a rather elite club with only three Indianapolis members. Dr. Ferreira is particularly adept at creating smile makeovers with porcelain veneers, and she never bonds them to teeth until the patient is completely satisfied with how they look.
To help put their patients at ease, their lobby—or hospitality bar, as they call it—has beverages, snacks, and even computers with free Internet access. Every treatment chair features a 60-inch television suspended above, which calms patients with the relaxing beach scene it displays. Midwest Oral Health also offers sedation dentistry for implant procedures so patients can take a brief nap and wake up with their teeth repaired.
Ball Dentistry's triumvirate of dental surgeons employs high-tech equipment to detect decay and misalignment. Specifically, panoramic x-rays, intraoral cameras, and digital cavity detectors afford detailed mouth views in high resolution and IMAX 3-D to help to determine restorative, cosmetic, and periodontal
treatments, Patients undergoing even the most routine of cleanings stay comfortable with microsonic scaling and soft-tissue laser systems, which reduce the need for scraping tools, and a variety of sedation techniques.
Staff members working for Dr. Jerrold Goldsmith, DDS strive for a professional, yet relaxed atmosphere in order to hopefully ease the anxiety some people tend to feel when visiting a dentist’s office. Large, wall-mounted close-up color pictures of smiling men, women and children greet guests as they make their way to the second-floor office suite for services that include lumineers and veneers, teeth whitening and dental implants, dentures and partial dentures and general dentistry. Dr. Jerrold Goldsmith, DDS is located in the second of two cream-colored buildings along northbound Shortridge Road. Plentiful parking can be found near the south side entrance, which is marked by a green awning.
A graduate of the Indiana University School of Dentistry, Dr. John W. Bailey Jr. presides over a practice that helps patients through every type of dental ailment. Along with his small staff, he handles everything from basic cleanings to complex cosmetic procedures and attempts to make it look like you didn’t chew through the power cords of the town Christmas tree. Dr. Bailey is particularly adept at helping those who struggle with anxiety surrounding their visit. He uses a combination of conscious sedation and patience, which he has cultivated while raising his six children and handling various dental emergencies.
Born and raised in Indianapolis, Dr. Katie Orr, D.D.S. keeps her hometown’s smiles looking their best with the help of her dedicated staff of dental-care technicians. Whether a diagnosis calls for a simple cleaning or a complex implant, Dr. Orr ensures that her patients receive a full understanding of the intricacies of their treatments. Her team also has patients’ best interests in mind every time they snap x-rays using the office’s digital-radiography and computer-monitoring system, which limits exposure to radiation and lessens the chances of patients spontaneously developing heat vision.