Our office is conveniently located at the northwest corner of US 36 and Dan Jones. Our top priority is to provide quality care with a gentle touch. Drs. Brikhna Atmar and Kristin Crider and their team want to help you achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile. We serve patients of all ages and always welcome new patients into our practice.
Schedule a new patient exam, routine cleaning or emergency appointment through our online scheduling portal or by calling the practice directly. You'll find a list of insurances we currently accept on our payment options page. If you have a dental emergency and do not see an appointment available when you need it, please call (317) 272-6990 to speak with a team member. Please note that any patient portion of payment is due at the time of service.
Schedule an Appointment
Thank you for choosing Gentle Dentist for your dental needs! Please click below to access our scheduling portal and reserve your new patient exam, routine cleaning, or emergency appointment.
For a list of insurance plans we currently accept along with additional payment options, please click here.
If you have a state-funded plan or do not see your insurance listed, please call our patient services team at (888) 403-0731.
Please use the name and date of birth on file with our practice to schedule your appointment.
If you are not due for a routine cleaning or already have one scheduled, you will not be able to schedule through the portal.
If you have a dental emergency and do not see an appointment available when you need it, please call (317) 272-6990 to speak with a team member.
Complete New Patient Forms
You will now be redirected to a secure link to complete your patient forms for the Avon practice. Please make sure to fill out forms for the practice you will be visiting. Also be sure to use the same name and date of birth you used to schedule.
Don't see your insurance plan listed?
We accept additional insurance plans at select practices, and want to work with you to find the care you need. Please call (888) 403-0731 so we can check for a nearby practice that may accept your plan.
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.
Dr. Kristin Crider is originally from Muncie, Indiana. She attended Butler University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and Spanish before pursuing her dental degree at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Crider loves how dentistry combines both science and art, two of her favorite subjects. She enjoys getting to know her patients and building long-lasting relationships to help them, whether it be to relieve tooth pain or achieve a beautiful smile. Dr. Crider lives in Broad Ripple with her husband and three cats. In her free time, she enjoys reading, learning Spanish and French, gardening, hiking, organizing, traveling and sharing meals with her husband, family and friends.
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