Who are we?

Since 1995, our practice has provided world-class dental care to thousands of residents of Northeast Indiana. Dr. Painter is the only general dentist in Northeast Indiana with an “Indiana Sedation Permit”. This allows him to utilize sedation dentistry to create the most relaxing and pleasant experience possible for his patients.

Dr. Painter and his staff at one of their locations.

Services we offer

Whether you're looking for a cleaning, a full-smile makeover, or sedation dentistry, we can help!

Meet our team

We care about your comfort and care. Meet the staff that will fulfill your dental needs!
Dr. David Painter

Dr. David Painter

DDS

Dr. Painter graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Practicing in Northeast Indiana since 1995, Dr. Painter became the only general dentist in the area to obtain an I.V. Sedation permit. This lets Dr. Painter help his patients relax peacefully and experience less worry as he performs world-class care.

Teresa

Teresa

Hygienist

Teresa joined the team well over a decade ago. Ever since, she's tirelessly helped patients maintain their oral health.

Heather

Heather

Assistant

Heather joined the practice just over three years ago. She's proven herself as a skilled assistant and an invaluable part of the team.

Leesa

Leesa

Assistant

Leesa is our newest assistant. Her quick wit and humor combined with her clinical skill have made her a patient favorite.

Kris

Kris

Office Manager

Kris is one of our office managers. She oversees office operations and ensures that patients needs are met.

Jenna

Jenna

Office Manager

Jenna is also an office manager. She ensures continuity of care and takes part in patient consults.

What our patients say

We understand going to the dentist can make you uneasy. Read what our other patients said after seeing Dr. Painter!

Mary

Manager of a local business

"Before I went to Dr. Painter, I didn't smile very much . . . They were very enjoyable visits. They took very good care of me . . . I look and feel ten years younger. Friends and family mention that I look terrific when I smile. My smile is very bright. Now that i have more confidence, I interact with people better. I look forward to everyday because I feel good about myself."

Joanne

Retired small business owner

"Very professional, but it was like going home and visiting a friend rather than going in to have your teeth cleaned or dental work done on them . . . particularly professional people have noticed and commented on my teeth and how nice they look and ask where I had them done. I'm always very pleased to tell them that Auburn Family Dentistry is my dentist. When I do smile, I know that it's going to be beautiful."

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