Dr. Lawrence Falender, DDS

Dr. Lawrence Falender, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Lawrence Falender, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Dentistry in 1983 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

1320 N Post Rd

Indianapolis, IN 46219

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • Medicaid
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Dr. Falender's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Falender "Dr. Falender is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He has practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery, implant surgery, and laser surgery in Indianapolis, Indiana, since 1987. Dr. Falender is a graduate of Indiana University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at New York's Lincoln Medical Center, an affiliate of New York Medical College. Dr. Falender is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Falender is a frequent lecturer on implant dentistry and has published numerous articles. He is an associate professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Falender enjoys traveling, sports, music, and spending time with his family. Dr. Falender is committed to providing every patient with quality professional care in a comfortable and safe setting."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Falender "As a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Falender is capable of treating a wide variety of diseases, injuries and defects of Oral and Facial structures. Dr. Falender practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from the routine such as Dental Implant Surgery and Wisdom Tooth Removal to the complex such as Bone Grafting, repair of traumatic injuries and tumor surgery."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

15  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

19  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Dentures
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Restoration of Dental Implants

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 / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Indiana University / School Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Lincoln Hosp Ctr-New York Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lincoln Hosp Ctr-New York Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • American Association Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Falender has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Falender has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Falender's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Falender to family and friends
68 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

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Dr. Falender's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Falender & staff have been consistently professional, compassionate and courteous. Exceptional at explaining this process and timeline to me & my calls & questions were quickly answered. The staff is very proactive in verifying insurance benefits before the extraction and throughout the (almost...more
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Dr. Falender is a terrific oral surgeon. However, the communication amongst his staff and that between patients and staff is lacking. I was very unhappy with my interaction with his assistants. Although they were not rude, they did not seem to create an environment in which I was comfortable in.
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I would recommend Dr. Falender to friends and family. He did an exceptional job on removing a tumor in my upper lip. He even called me the night of the surgery to check on me. He was very concerned and caring.
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Did a wonderful job, extremely professional and nice people. I feel like I was in good hands.
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I had 4 wisdom teeth out at once. 2 very impacted and I was fearing a rough recovery. Dr. F did an excellent job and I was back to work in 3 days. Great staff, clean offices, wonderful care
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