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Our office is conveniently located off of U.S. 52 in the heart of New Palestine. Dr. Sharon Paluga and her 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. Please send physical mail to our Post Office Box: PO Box 375, New Palestine 46163.
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) 861-4550 to speak with a team member. Please note that any patient portion of payment is due at the time of service.
You will now be redirected to a secure link to complete your patient forms for the New Palestine 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.
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.
We are open select Fridays.
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.
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Gentle Dentist is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.
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