Dr. Phelps Indianapolis Dentistry Blog

Indianapolis Dentist Serving Carmel, Noblesville & nearby areas in Indiana

October 16, 2017

CEREC Dentist IndianapolisIn September, Dr. Phelps attended both the CEREC Mentor Meeting and the Sirona World Conference in Las Vegas. Joining Dr. Phelps on this trip was Ann Marie Phelps, office manager at our Indianapolis location and wife of Dr. Phelps. A successful trip, Dr. Phelps returned from these conferences with information on products and techniques that will...

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Tags: Continuing Education
September 14, 2017

There are many restorative dentistry services that require more than one visit to complete. Because they are manufactured offsite by a third-party dental lab, bridges, inlays/onlays, and dental crowns can all necessitate multiple visits. While this is necessary for certain types of cosmetic restorations, functional restorations like dental crowns don’t have to be manufactured by a third-party. With CEREC dental restorations offered at our Indianapolis office, Dr. Phelps can protect and enhance your smile over the course of a single visit, saving you time and money, and protecting your smile against further damage in the shortest time...

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Tags: CEREC Dentistry, Same Day Dental Crowns, One Day Cosmetic Dentistry Restorations
August 30, 2017

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on the appearance of the smile. However, this does not mean that cosmetic treatments cannot have functional benefits – nor does it mean that functional restorations cannot be cosmetically appealing. Indianapolis dentist Dr. John Phelps understands this.

Drawing on years of experience and extensive training in general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and prosthodontics, Dr. Phelps works to personalize each treatment for optimal form and function, allowing him to protect and perfect your smile no matter what issues are impacting it.

Want to learn more? Call our...

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Tags: CEREC, Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Porcelain Veneers, Dental Bonding
July 28, 2017

If you are unhappy with your smile but fear cosmetic dentistry is just too expensive, it may be time to revisit your options. Indianapolis cosmetic dentist Dr. John R. Phelps offers a comprehensive range of aesthetic and restorative services – some of which are covered by insurance – that can help produce a straight, strong, bright, and attractive smile without breaking the bank. We also accept cosmetic dentistry financing through CareCredit®, a trusted and...

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Tags: Cosmetic Dentistry Financing, Cosmetic Dentistry
July 10, 2017

Looking for gummy smile treatment in or around Indianapolis? Call experienced cosmetic dentist Dr. John R. Phelps to schedule your initial consultation and learn how we can help.Teeth are likely the first thing people think about when the word “smile” is mentioned. Yet teeth comprise only one part of your smile. And this part can be significantly diminished if excessive gum tissue is obscuring it.

While the term “gummy smile” is somewhat...

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Tags: Gummy Smile Treatment
June 23, 2017

If you believe you could benefit from gentle sedation during your dental visit, call Indianapolis sedation dentist Dr. John Phelps to schedule a consultation today.Sedation dentistry is a safe and effective way to achieve optimal comfort prior to any dental procedure. Indianapolis sedation dentist Dr. John Phelps offers conscious oral sedation with medication in addition to nitrous oxide,...

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Tags: Sedation Dentistry
June 09, 2017

June is Headache & Migraine Awareness Month. If you struggle with chronic head pain, call 317-793-6133 for a neuromuscular evaluation with Dr. John R. Phelps.June is Headache & Migraine Awareness Month – a month dedicated to increasing attention and promoting the funding of research into treatments for chronic headaches of all kinds. However, if you struggle with frequent, debilitating headaches, effective treatment options may already exist. The best way to...

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Tags: TMJ
April 24, 2017

Tetracycline stains do not respond well to topical whiteners, but can be covered with veneers or bonding. Call 317-818-9858 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Phelps and learn moreTetracyclines are a group of antibiotics that have been in use in the United States since the 1940s. Some of the antibiotics in this group can cause discoloration of tooth enamel, producing a mottled or ribboned look that may, in some cases, seriously impact the appearance of the smile. Unlike...

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Tags: Teeth Whitening
April 20, 2017

Are you overdue for a dental cleaning and exam? Call Indianapolis dentist Dr. John Phelps at 317-818-9858 to schedule an appointment today!When was the last time you visited the dentist? If it has been more than six months, now is the best time to call 317-818-9858 to schedule your next appointment with Indianapolis dentist Dr. John R. Phelps. Biannual cleanings are examinations are an essential part of maintaining...

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Tags: General Dentistry, Routine Dental Cleanings
April 17, 2017

Indianapolis dentist Dr. John R. Phelps is pleased to offer CEREC technology that allows for the creation of dental restorations during a single office visit. Significantly faster than traditional methods, CEREC restorations do not compromise quality for quickness. This allows us to provide you with strong and long-lasting solutions that look and feel like your natural teeth without the hassle of multiple visits or the inconvenience of temporary restorations. If you are curious to learn more about CEREC restorations, call our office at 317-818-9858 and...

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Tags: CEREC, Dental Crowns