Dr. Brikhna Atmar

Dr. Atmar graduated from IUPUI where she completed her Bachelors in Biology and a minor in Psychology. She then attended Indiana University School of Dentistry and graduated in 2000 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Upon graduating Dr. Atmar was the recipient of the Excellence in Prosthodontics Waterpik Award. She completed a one-year general practice residency at Wishard Hospital in 2001 and then was asked to stay on board to continue teaching. Dr. Atmar taught chairside oral surgery to third and fourth year dental students and residents.

Dr. Atmar has been full time with Gentle Dentist since completing her residency in 2001. Her philosophy is to provide the best care possible and to treat every patient as she would want to be treated. Dr. Atmar says an important rule to remember is that the best way to maintain a radiant smile is to prevent problems before they start, through regular brushing, flossing and dental checkups. Dr. Atmar is a member of the American Dental Association and Indiana Dental Association.

Dr. Atmar lives in Zionsville with her husband and their four children. They have three girls and one boy. Dr. Atmar enjoys cooking for her family, and spending as much time with them as she can. She also enjoys traveling whether it is quick getaways with her family or long trips abroad to visit family and friends.

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