Making smiles in Indiana wider and brighter since 1979.
Dentistry is about more than just teeth; it is about the person. Whether celebrating over a meal with friends, engaging in a deep conversation with family, or just making a statement, we all use our teeth to express ourselves and our feelings!
Your smile is unique to you, and we believe it should stay that way. With that goal in mind, we craft all our restorations in-house by skilled and dedicated dental laboratory technicians. This deep integration between the doctor and technician at every step of treatment is one of the ways we maintain our high quality standard of care.
Many people have anxiety about dental treatment - that is okay! By combining the latest technology with compassion and scientifically validated techniques, we want to give you the best smile and care possible to help you just be, well...you!
Our doctors are prosthodontists. What is a "Prosthodontist"? You can think of them as the quarterback of restorative dentistry. They are the ones calling the shots and coordinating the plays throughout treatment.
A prosthodontist is a dental specialist that has received three extra years of formal training beyond the four years required for dental school. A prosthodontist specializes in the replacement of missing teeth and/or tooth structure through crowns, bridges, dentures, implants, and full mouth restoration and rehabilitation. They are the specialists who spearheaded the restorative dentistry movement many are familiar with today.
Tyler J Thomas, D.M.D.
Growing up in Fort Collins, Colorado, Dr. Tyler Thomas has always striven to provide the best care possible. He graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University - Idaho. Right after graduation, he attended University of Connecticut School of Dentistry. While there, he saw the importance of a comprehensive approach to oral health. With that recognition, he furthered his education in prosthodontics at University of Connecticut, earning his certificate in prosthodontics and in the surgical placement of dental implants. Dr. Thomas has a Masters in Dental Science. He is fully board certified and a diplomate of the American College of Prosthodontists. He also serves on the board of the local dental society and is editor of the Indianapolis District Dental Society Dateline publication.
When Dr. Thomas is not practicing dentistry, he loves spending time with his wife and three young kids. He enjoys all types of sports, biking, the culinary arts, and volunteering at his local church youth group.
R. Stephen Lehman, D.D.S.
Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Dr. Lehman has been a well respected Prosthodontist for over 40 years and first established Indiana Restorative Dentistry. He attended dental school from Indiana University School of Dental Medicine, after which he also received his Prosthodontic training.
Dr. Lehman is a man of many talents and interests including artwork, photography, and the culinary arts. He and his wife, Maureen, enjoy traveling and discovering new cultures and adventures.