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Getting that long needed dental work done can often be a hard decision to make. Oftentimes whether or not you opt to receive well needed care depends on affordability. Patients in the Indianapolis area that are searching for free dental clinics or a dental clinic offering a sliding fee scale, often find Simply Smile to be a good option for affordable, worry free dental care for the entire family. While we accept many forms of insurance, we also offer a comprehensive payment plan option for those without insurance.

At Simply Smile, we feel passionately about members of the Indianapolis community receiving affordable, quality healthcare.

Contact us to schedule an exam today!

Dental Care FAQ

Oftentimes our Indianapolis area patients might need extensive dental services and are not sure where to start.

Below are answers to some to frequent dental questions that our patients ask.

The necessity of wisdom teeth extractions is decided on a person by person basis. While it is common for patients to preemptively have all of their wisdom teeth removed, this isn’t always necessary.

An impacted wisdom tooth occurs when the tooth grows in at a different angle compared to the rest of the molars. Impacted wisdom teeth can shift the rest of the teeth causing them to have a crooked appearance which can lead to future dental needs.

Impacted wisdom teeth can also create an area for food, bacteria, and saliva to become trapped and turn into plaque. This can lead to gum disease, and damage to the surrounding teeth and bone. If you suspect you may need wisdom teeth extractions, schedule an exam with one of our dentists to find out if this is necessary or not.

Simply Smile accepts many forms of insurance. We also offer payment plans for our patients who do not have insurance.

There are multiple indicators that you are living with gum disease. Some of these indicators include:

  • Red, swollen, or bleeding gums
  • Loose teeth
  • Discomfort or tenderness
  • Loose teeth
  • Bad breath
  • Receding gums

If you are noticing one or more if these symptoms, it is a good idea to schedule an exam with one of our dentists as soon as possible.

Daily flossing is the best way to combat factors that lead to gum disease, tooth decay, and tooth loss.

While brushing your teeth works to remove plaque, saliva, and food debris from most surfaces of the tooth, your tooth brush is unable to reach one of the most important areas – in between the teeth.

The zone between your teeth is an area that is highly susceptible to infection from the buildup of plaque caused by bacteria, food particles, and saliva.

Flossing is the best every day action that you can take to clean under the gum line and in between the teeth, thus combatting the factors that lead to gum disease and tooth decay.

Furthermore, gum disease has been linked to other health issues such as diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, increased risk during pregnancy, and bacterial pneumonia.

Flossing regularly is an easy, accessible action you can take towards avoiding these complications.

It is important for adults to receive examination and cleaning treatments with a dentist at least twice a year.

However, dentists or dental hygienists may recommend more frequent visits.

At Simply Smile, we prefer to take a proactive as to reactive approach to your health.

When you have regular cleanings and exams, you improve the overall health of your teeth while also having a strong chance of treating issues that may lead to oral surgery such as root canals or bridgework.

In the long run, this is a low cost approach to dental upkeep.

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Dental Services in Indianapolis

Searching for dentistry services doesn’t have to be a complicated process. Simply Smile is an Indianapolis dentistry treatment clinic that specializes in taking care of a wide range of dental services.

We provide dental health care services for patients with a variety of needs.

Some of these services and procedures include:

  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Regular exams & cleanings
  • Cosmetic procedures
  • Porcelain crowns & veneers

Contact our dental clinic office for more information on these and other dental services.

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Affordable Dental Care in Marion County

At Simply Smile, we are a Southern Indiana dental clinic that believes that accessible dental care provides a great smile and has links to overall health and well being. To better serve the Marion County community, we accept a variety of a dental insurance programs, and we also accept medicaid.We provide customized payment plans for patients who might not have insurance and need an immediate low cost dental care solution.

If you are looking for low cost care, please contact our compassionate health center with questions regarding reduced fees, insurance services, medicaid, and sliding fee scale dental assistance.The staff at Simply Smile feel passionately about serving the health and well being of our local community through safe, expert dental services.

Contact us today to inquire about our affordable dental services!

Preventative Dental Health Center

At Simply Smile, we believe that what affects your oral health, affects your overall health. We take a preventative treatment vs. disease treatment approach to your health care. Through, regular cleanings, oral hygiene education, flossing, fluoride, and sealants, we seek to prevent major dental problems before they arise. Having a healthy smile starts at home with a balanced diet and a strong regimen of home care. Our dental clinic professionals continue the effort with regular cleanings, dental exams, and x-rays.

Contact us today to schedule your treatment plan!
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Cosmetic Dentistry

As technology develops, improving the appearance of our smile becomes easier and more affordable. Surprisingly, there are a lot of cosmetic dentistry options that are affordable, painless, and relatively quick. Simply Smile offers a variety of cosmetic options that will help alter the size, shape, and alignment of our smile, fill in spaces, replace missing teeth, correct old dental treatments, improve bites, and more.

Visit our clinic and talk to a dentist to find out what cosmetic dental procedures are right for you.

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Periodontal Disease

A little known fact is that four out of five people have periodontal disease without knowing it. Over time, saliva, food debris, and bacteria build up to form what is known as plaque. If plaque build up is not removed, it can turn into calculus, also known as tartar. Periodontal disease occurs when built up plaque and calculus are left in place. This leads the destruction of adjacent gum tissue and underlying bone. The earliest stages of this process is slow and painless, which is why many people are unaware that they are living with periodontal disease.

Periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss and decay. Periodontal disease also has systemic effects with links to such healthy issues as diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, increased risk during pregnancy, and bacterial pneumonia.

Dentists recommend, good dental hygiene, a healthy diet, and regular visits to dental clinics to prevent the onset of factors that lead to periodontal disease.


Orthodontics is the health care practice of preventing, diagnosing, and treating jaw, face, and bite irregularities. In order to perform orthodontics, the dentist has to pursue two to three more years of extended schooling. Because of developing technology, receiving orthodontic treatment is easier than it used to be. Whether it’s with traditional braces or custom made wearable appliances, it has never been easier to obtain the healthy, straight smile you’ve been wanting.

Dental Exams

To ensure the ongoing health and well being, it is important to receive dental exams and cleanings at least twice a year.

At Simply Smile, our dental exams include:

  • X-rays and high resolution dental imagery
  • Gum disease and oral cancer screening
  • Tooth decay and dental implant and restoration check

Emergency Care

Unexpected events occur. And this is true when it comes to dental issues as well. At Simply Smile we provide appointment based dental procedures as well as emergency dental assistance.

Examples of emergency dental care include:

  • Persistent tooth pain
  • Tooth that is knocked out
  • Severe toothache
  • Dental Abscess
  • Chipped tooth
  • Painful or bleeding gums

It is extremely important that you seek immediate attention in the case of a dental emergency. Receiving prompt help for your dental emergency can help with faster healing and will promote a better over all health. When you visit Simply Smile for emergency dental services, we will take care to address the problem and come up with an appropriate dental care solution at an affordable price.