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General Dentistry

The practice of Dr. Lorraine Celis in South Bend, Indiana offers a wide variety of dental services ranging from hygiene to restorative dentistry. The dental team at Jefferson Dental Center is experienced in the latest procedures that are used in modern dentistry.

All-on-4® treatment concept

A minimally invasive solution with a fixed full-arch restoration for high patient satisfaction.

Modern dental restorations, supported by dental implants, look, feel, and function like your natural teeth. Their color, shape, and contour are made to match that of your natural teeth as closely as possible. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Celis to discuss implant options.


The hygienists at Jefferson Dental Center offer basic dental cleanings for children and adults as well as more intensive periodontal procedures including:

  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Full Mouth Debridements
  • Periodontal Maintenance
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Dental Health Education


Dr. Lorraine Celis provides restorative dental services that restores the function and aesthetic look of natural dentition. Using modern materials including ceramic and resins Dr. Celis can improve your dental health and smile.

  • Children (primary and permanent)
  • Adults with special needs

Endodontic Therapy

Dr. Celis offers endodontic therapy otherwise known as root canal therapy. Dr. Celis uses modern techniques to remove infected tissue and heal the surrounding area to save the tooth for further restoration to help keep your smile. While Dr. Celis does perform many endodontic procedures in her practice in South Bend, Indiana she does still refer out complicated cases to local endodontists.

Crown and Bridge

Major restorative procedures include crowns and bridgework. Crowns and bridgework can be prescribed in a variety of materials from nobel metals to modern ceramics. Dr. Celis evaluates each patient based on their anatomy, bite and overal dental health to determine which type of restoration is required.

Single Tooth ImplantsImplants

Dr. Celis restores dental implants for a number of different dental applications including single crowns, bridges and removable dentures and partials. Dr. Celis like to work with Oral Surgeons or Periodontists that have experience and success in placing dental implants to ensure the entire treatment improves the health and smile of the patient.

Dentures and Partials

Dr. Lorraine Celis has extensive experience in prescibing and placing dentures and partials for patients with missing teeth. Our local dental labs can create acrylic and metal partials and dentures that fit well and improve the structure of the patients smile.

Surgery and Extractions

Dr. Celis routinely performs surgical procedures at Jefferson Dental Center, including frenectomy, crown legthening and extractions of teeth and root tips. Dr. Celis may refer you to an oral surgeon depending on the situation and anatomy of the patient. Wisdom tooth extractions can be done in Dr Celis' practice but many times she may refer you to an oral surgeon to avoid complications.


Custom Trays for Whitening TeethWe offer in house bleaching as well as take home trays and strips to help whiten teeth. Dr. Celis prefers to have a healthy mouth before starting any bleaching treatments.

We are contracted and in network with a number of dental insurances as well being able to submit electronically to hundreds of dental insurance companies offered through employers and single plans.

We are in-network with:

Traditional Insurances we submit electronically to:

  • Aflac
  • Ameritus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Lincoln Financial
  • MetLife
  • Meritain
  • United Healthcare
  • United Concordia (military)

Have a different insurance? Call us at (574) 233-7266.


Want to get in touch?

You can contact the dental team at Jefferson Dental Center using the contact form on this site. You can request account information or leave a testamonial.

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