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    Dentist in Bloomington at Elletsville

    Our office is conveniently located off of State Road 46 and Smith Pike Crossing, in the Smith Pike Crossing Shoppes. Our team wants 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 (812) 876-0007 to speak with a team member. Please note that any patient portion of payment is due at the time of service.


    Mon: 8:00am – 5:00pm

    Tue: 8:00am – 5:00pm

    Wed: 8:00am – 5:00pm

    Thu: 8:00am – 5:00pm

    Fri: 8:00am – 2:00pm

    Sat: Closed

    Sun: Closed

    Our Dentist in Ellettsville

    Dr. Joseph Parker
    University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
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    Dr. Joseph Parker
    University of Kentucky College of Dentistry



    Insurance & Financing

    BlueCross BlueShield

    Delta Dental


    And more!

    Some of our practices accept additional insurance plans, including state-funded plans. Please call (888) 403-0731 so we can check for a nearby practice that may accept your plan.

    Patient Reviews


    • Carmen Moore
      Dr. Joseph Parker and his team at Gentle Dentist are absolute dental wizards! I can’t express enough how grateful I am to have found such an exceptional dental practice in Bloomington, Indiana. From the moment I walked through the door, I was met with kindness, professionalism, and a genuine commitment to patient care. Dr. Parker himself is a true gem. He is not only highly skilled but also incredibly compassionate. He takes the time to thoroughly explain procedures, answer any questions, and ensure you feel comfortable every step of the way. His attention to detail and gentle approach make even the most nervous patient (like me) feel at ease. The entire staff is top-notch. From the warm reception at the front desk to the hygienists and dental assistants, everyone goes above and beyond to make your visit as pleasant as possible. The office is immaculate, and you can tell that they prioritize hygiene and safety. I’ve had several procedures done at Gentle Dentist, and the results have always been outstanding. Dr. Parker’s commitment to excellence is evident in the quality of his work. I truly appreciate how he strives for perfection and ensures that every patient leaves with a confident smile. As someone who has had dental anxiety for years, I can honestly say that Dr. Joseph Parker and his team have changed my perspective on visiting the dentist. I no longer dread my appointments but actually look forward to them. Thank you, Dr. Parker, for making dental care a positive and painless experience. You’re the best! If you’re searching for a dentist in Bloomington, look no further than Gentle Dentist. Dr. Joseph Parker and his team are outstanding, and I wholeheartedly recommend them. You won’t be disappointed! Sincerely, Carmen Moore

    • TY
      First time visit was treated very friendly on reminder for visit was greeted exceptional by front desk and dental assistant made me feel like I had been going there for yrs wonderful dentist clean friendly

    • Natalie Grace
      Hands down the best dental experience ever! Hadn’t been in awhile and needed some fillings. They got me in and out so fast and were soo incredibly nice! 11/10

    Smiles bring us together.
    Let’s keep yours healthy!