Dr. David Smith, DDS

Dr. David Smith, DDS

Neuromuscular Dentistry  |  

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Dr. David Smith, DDS is a dentist who practices in Carmel, IN. He has been practicing for 34 years.Read his story

Really Smile

12188A N Meridian St Ste 355

Carmel, IN 46032
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Dr. Smith's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "“I chose dentistry as my life’s work because I have the privilege to serve people in a way that is truly life-changing. I was honored with the appointment by Indianapolis Woman Magazine as Makeover Dentist 2008. I graduated from Indiana University with a Doctor of Dental Science degree in 1984, where I had made the decision to choose a path which combined my biological science background with my ability to skillfully use my hands. Dentistry seemed to be the perfect match. Since opening my first practice in Fishers, Indiana, Really Smile has evolved into one which is not a typical dental practice. It was important to me to provide advanced care in a personalized setting while constantly upgrading my skills and base of knowledge. I have trained with Niles Guichet, DDS, Lawrence Funt, DDS, and most recently with the Las Vegas Institute (LVI). LVI enjoys a worldwide reputation as the premier postgraduate dental teaching center. It provides training for the finest and most progressive dentists. This association has afforded me the great privilege of providing proactive, rather than reactive, dental care. I take great satisfaction in this work. I am a long time resident of the Indianapolis area. I have a wonderful wife, Julie, and 2 children, a daughter who is a public health promotions major at Purdue and a son who is a recent graduate of West Point and a field artillery officer in the Army. I have coached youth baseball and basketball teams in Fishers and have served on the Board for the Cathedral-Chatard High School Hockey program. I am an Eagle Scout who still loves the outdoors. My free time is spent with my family, playing tennis and golf and reading. I consider myself to be among the chosen few in life who truly love what they do. These programs combined expertise in the area of head and neck pain treatment, along with restoring the patient back to ideal dental health.” Associations: Dr. David A. Smith is an active member of the following organizations: American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry Indiana Dental Association Indianapolis District Dental Society LVI Fellow Chicago Dental Society International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics American Academy of Implant Dentistry Doctors Organization for Conscious Sedation "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith At Really Smile, the minute you walk through the door, you will feel the difference. You will notice a dental office that is quiet, peaceful, and comfortable where YOU are the number one priority. Our office caters to you and your needs so that each appointment is a refreshing experience. We limit the number of patients we see each day to ensure that appointments at Really Smile are everything you re looking for. Dr. David Smith and the Really Smile team will take the time to provide you with excellent care. Our team members are carefully selected for their expertise, attention to patients needs, and dedication to providing the highest quality care. It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients. We provide a state-of-the-art facility for the highest quality dental care available.


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Practice Areas

  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Sedation Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Bleeding Gums
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Oral Infection
  • Plaque
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache


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  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dentures
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University
    Medical School | Graduated 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Smith has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Smith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Chicago Dental Society, Member
  • Doctors Organization for Conscious Sedation, Member
  • Indiana Dental Association, Member
  • Indianapolis District Dental Society, Member
  • International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, Member
  • LVI, Fellow

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (102)

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Dr. Smith's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Carmel, IN |
Most knowledgeable dentist in Indiana I have seen. The office is immaculate and clean. Strives to be the best in town.
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