(317) 898-3384 8602 E. 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219

Why People Choose Us

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Personalized Care

Just like it says in our name, we are a family practice. This means we’re able to accommodate the individual dental needs of everyone you care about, whether they are a small child or a wise grandparent. Our doctors and our team always take the time to answer questions and explain procedures so our patients can be an active partner in their dental care. Each one of our treatment plans is always custom made to suit our patients’ needs, preferences, and budget.

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Comprehensive Dental Services

We offer the kinds of services you’d expect at a dental practice like checkups, cleanings, fillings, and crowns, etc. However, our care goes well beyond the basics. We can use a variety of cosmetic services to give you the smile of your dreams, or permanently replace your missing teeth using dental implants. Basically, when it comes to your teeth, you can always rely on us.

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State-of-the-Art Dentistry

Your comfort and your time are always two of our top priorities. We won’t keep you waiting, and we won’t waste your time in the exam room either. We continually update our office so that we’re able to treat you in less time and with less discomfort all the while maintaining the highest-level of care.

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We Will Take Your Dental Insurance

We are in-network with most dental insurance providers, and we’ll even take out-of-network plans as well. In either case, we will file your claim electronically for you to help streamline the process, and we’ll always work directly with your provider to maximize your benefits.

Meet Your Dentists Near Post Road

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Since 1982 when he became a dentist, Dr. Mark M. Farthing has been dedicated to restoring his patients’ confidence in their smiles. He opened Indianapolis Family Dentistry in 1985. A graduate of the Indiana University School of Dentistry, Dr. Farthing hails from Princeton, IN, but spent some of his formative years in Littleton, CO, where he attended high school. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

Dr. Farthing has continued his dental education at the prestigious Dawson Academy where he completed advanced studies in occlusion (bite alignment). At the Indiana University School of Dentistry, he took additional coursework in sedation dentistry and is affiliated with the Implant Study Group.

Dr. Armin M. Tepner Image of Dr. Tepner

Dr. Armin M. Tepner launched his career in dentistry in 1984 and joined Indianapolis Family Dentistry in 1997. He especially enjoys interacting with patients and helping them meet their long-term dental goals.

Dr. Tepner is a true Indianapolis dentist. He graduated from Howe High School and then went on to earn a B.S. at Indiana University, an M.S. at Purdue University, and his D.D.S. at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Tepner completed advanced studies in occlusion at the Dawson Academy and has received sedation training at the Indiana University School of Dentistry.

What People Think about Their Dentist Near Post Road

I have been a patient with Indianapolis Family Dentistry for more than 10 years. Dr. Tepner is friendly, very gentle, and really knows what he is doing. Most importantly, he is very careful and thorough. He takes the time to talk and know his patients well and deals with each one as an individual person. I highly recommend him.”
–Mark Fleetwood
I've been a patient with Dr. Farthing and Dr. Tepner for over 30 years…since I was a boy! I've always appreciated the personal attention I've received during my appointments. (They) are always on time - they care about my schedule, too. They are friendly, evolve their techniques with advancing technologies, and provide preventative advice during their visits that has granted me great dental health over the years.”
–Nathan Hiscock
I highly recommend Drs. Farthing and Tepner. Karen always greets me with a smile and I always receive prompt, friendly service from Drs. Tepner and Farthing. They are always willing to talk with me and answer any questions I have.”
–Katrina Thompson

How To Find Your Dentist off Post Road

You can find our office at:

Indianapolis Dental Office
8602 East 10th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46219

We’re just west of Post Road on 10th Street (just across the street from Mudpie Baked Goods if you get hungry!) We’re located in eastern Indianapolis, so if you’re coming to see us, the best way is to simply hop on I-70 E and take it all the way to Post Road. You’ll take a right on Post Road and then a right on 10th Street. Our office will be on your right just after Harbinson Ave. If you pass Gibson Ave., you’ve gone too far!

Services from Your Indianapolis Dentist

At Indianapolis Family Dentistry, our team works hard every day to provide a wide array of services that can meet all of our patients’ dental needs now and in the future. Here is just an overview of everything we have to offer. Be sure to click on the links to learn more about specific treatments!

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These treatments, such as standard checkups and cleanings, help stop dental problems before they even start!

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If you have cracked or broken teeth, we have restorative treatments that can bring them back to their former glory.

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Want to revitalize your entire look in just a few visits? That’s exactly what we can do with our cosmetic treatments.

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We can help you get the most reliable, long-lasting, and natural-looking tooth replacement option available today: dental implants!

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We can cater to your child’s specific needs and will always use a gentle touch whenever you bring us your littlest smile.

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Sudden injury to your teeth? Don’t call 911, call us! We can get you the quick, convenient, and effective care you need to relieve your pain and save your smile.

We Will Take Your Insurance

Dr. Farthing and Dr. Tepner participate with select dental insurance providers, and our front-office team will electronically file out-of-network claims as a courtesy to our patients. Upon request, a member of our staff will evaluate your dental insurance policy and answer questions regarding your coverage. We’re happy to get the most out of your insurance benefits every time you come to see us. If you have any questions about how you can use your dental insurance with us, be sure to give us a call today.

Come See Your Indianapolis Family Dentist!

We know that if you choose to bring your family’s smiles to us, we’ll be able to keep them shining for many years to come. When you visit us, you’ll feel the kind of difference our family-oriented, state-of-the-art practice can truly make for your teeth.

If you’d like to know more about our practice or are ready to schedule an appointment, just give our office a call today.