Dr. Sharon Paluga

Dr. Paluga has been the New Palestine Gentle Dentist since she graduated from dental school in 1996. She grew up in Northwest Indiana and earned both her undergraduate and dental degrees at Indiana University.

Dr. Paluga lives in New Palestine with her husband and two children. You may run into her at Frosty Boy or the football fields. Dr. Paluga enjoys spending time with her family and plays golf whenever she can.

Dr. Paluga’s philosophy is that comprehensive, preventive dental care is an essential part of an effective plan to improve patients’ overall health and well being.

Dr. Paluga’s office features state-of-the-art digital x-ray technology. Her staff consists of two hygienists with over 20 years combined experience, two expanded duties chair-side dental assistants who will do whatever it takes to make your visit an enjoyable one. In addition, her office manager and business assistant can help with insurance, making appointments, and any financial questions you may have before, during or after your visit.

Oral Health for Older Adults

Keeping good oral hygiene habits is important at any age. As we get older, regular visits to the dentist remain necessary, particularly since changes to our health status can often affect our oral health. One study found that older adults with certain chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, are more at risk for […]

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