demeri r

EVERYBODY IS GREAT.

on Nov 19, 2018

bettye t

Love my smile !!!

on Nov 14, 2018

gayle c

Great staff! Professional, knowledgeable in a comfortable setting.

on Nov 14, 2018

daichelle w

The staff was welcoming and friendly! The hygienist was patient with me because I was afraid as it had been quite some time since my last visit. Plus the Dentist himself was patient and performed my procedure gracefully. Thank you!!

on Nov 11, 2018

anonymous

Timely Professional service

on Oct 31, 2018

jacquelyn p

I love Dr. Austin and Tesa as well as the receptionist. Tesa makes everyone feel good about cleaning your teeth. I have never felt as though she was negative and she has always complemented me on the care of my teeth. Some individuals cleaning your teeth act as if they are disgusted or grossed out. As if they should have chosen a different career. Not necessarily at Dr. Austin's office but other dentist offices. It's refreshing to interact with Tesa and Dr. Austin because they makes you feel as though they

on Oct 31, 2018

archibald a

Dr. Austin sand his staff are the best!

on Oct 31, 2018

anonymous

Services were good. Staff was friendly. Dental hygienist was great.

on Oct 19, 2018

sharice s

Love going here..always a pleasant experience..just wish they offered Saturday appts

on Oct 13, 2018

jerilyn l

Dr Austin and his team are great!

on Sep 16, 2018

michael f

Great staff, professional friendly service.

on Aug 28, 2018

gregory t

I ENJOY CONVERSATIONS WITH STAFF,THEY ARE FRIENDLY,THEY GOT THINGS RIGHT FOR ME AFTER GOING TO THREE OTHER DENTIST OVER THE YEARS. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

on Aug 25, 2018

john v

the did a good and thorough job on my teeth

on Aug 01, 2018

patricia t

Very helpful staff. Brittany (?sp) is very encouraging and gives lots of good tips for oral care.

on Jul 31, 2018

shirley d

I love my Dental Office. The staff is professional, courteous and friendly always showing a smile. Dr Austin is a top notch Dentist that I highly recommend. Thank you all for being my dentist office of choice!

on Jul 31, 2018

essential c

I enjoy the atmosphere and the professionalism of the staff

on Jul 28, 2018

veronica f

My experience was outstanding. My hygienist was friendly and professional.

on Jul 24, 2018

nicole c

It's always a pleasure to visit Merit Dental for my appointments. I always couldn't say it was a pleasure to go to the dentist.

on Jul 04, 2018

charmaine w

The Merit Dental team is AWESOME!!!

on Jun 20, 2018

joeya c

Merit Dental is a wonderful place to receive your dental care. Myself along with my family have been clients of Merit Dental for years and we would not trade them for any other dental clinic. They are efficient, they provide education, and they are very personable. The environment is calm, nurturing, and family oriented! We love Merit Dental!!

on Jun 16, 2018

clara r

The employees are the Best. The treat you with respect and care about how you feel and your well being. The Dentists are awesome they take their time with you and tell you exactly what needs to be done and they’ll give you a treatment plan that fits best for you. I would highly recommend Merit Dental.

on Jun 14, 2018

anonymous

I have always been satisfied with my visit to Merit Dental. That is why i keep coming back. I feel very comfortable when in your care. As i age you are always prepared to help where I need. There is a friendly atmosphere . Thanks for being available for my dental work!!!

on May 30, 2018

roxie s

Great staff and awesome dentist and dental hygienist.

on May 23, 2018

darin w

I appreciated the information given to me by the hygienist. She helped me see the need to be vigilant in cleaning my teeth and what the consequences will be if fail to do so consistently. On top of that the, team was very kind in providing the information I needed to take care of my oral health. Thank you. -Darin.

on May 21, 2018

marilyn c

Great Service, always. Dr. Austin is knowledgeable, Kind & will answer any dental questions you have. The staff is courteous & professional and wait times are reasonable.

on May 09, 2018

tomika j

Everyone at this office is so personable, it's like catching up with family when I go.

on May 09, 2018

anonymous

I really enjoyed my visit at Merit Dental. Everyone was very friendly and professional. I'm glad I was referred to them.

on Apr 28, 2018

eric m

Excellent, thorough care in a warm and friendly environment. Always providing great information and recommendations.

on Apr 18, 2018

lori o

Excellent! I was nervous about having to make several trips for the care I needed but the dentist was very efficient. He was able to perform all services in the same visit. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, making it for an all around great experience.

on Mar 31, 2018

anonymous

I had to have a number of teeth extracted due years of neglect and was concerned about the after effects of the removal so many teeth. But the dentist made sure I was not in any pain during the operation but even better the next day I had almost no pain or swelling at all. A very big surprise! And the staff was very nice and helpful. I recommend them to any one.

on Feb 27, 2018

michael f

The staff was friendly, professional and caring.

on Feb 23, 2018

beth b

The staff from he receptionist to the new dentist are excellent! I'd highly recommend this dental office and I have recommended!

on Feb 20, 2018

anonymous

Dr. Dancy is very thorough and knowledgeable. The visit was painless, I am looking forward to seeing him for my future dental care. Excellence and Professionalism.

on Feb 10, 2018

chalmer t

Excellent care, very thorough. I enjoyed the visit.

on Feb 04, 2018

linda c

Everything and everybody was excellent from the front desk to the dental procedure. The very best treatment.

on Jan 26, 2018

carl s

As always Ashley was great. Explained everything thoroughly and was very informative. The rest of the staff were there usual cheerie self. They explained any questions I had to the point that I understood it and worked with me on scheduling another appointment. They, the staff and Dr. Austin is why I recommend you guys very highly to anyone looking for a dentist...My experiences are always A+ or a 5 star. Excellent

on Jan 17, 2018

otis j

Very professional and I appreciate the great dental work that the entire staff always does.

on Jan 10, 2018

kelley b

Great staff! Excellent service!

on Jan 06, 2018

anonymous

Good and very professional folks!

on Jan 04, 2018

wilma g

Professional & quality work

on Jan 01, 2018

otis j

I really appreciate the extra care and fast service of your entire staff. I needed some emergency Dental work and it was done and for that i say thanks.

on Dec 29, 2017

daryl m

Courteous and professional

on Dec 24, 2017

erica p

Dr. Austin is fabulous!

on Dec 20, 2017

yolanda r

Excellent as always!!! I love my dental staff!!!!

on Dec 18, 2017

anonymous

Very professional and gentle. I’ve never received a more thorough head and neck exam.

on Dec 16, 2017

essence b

Would highly recommend.

on Dec 13, 2017

thomas w

Liked the positive attitude of every one I interacted with. Gave good information on any thing I needed to konw

on Dec 05, 2017

nikia o

Dr. Austin and Dr. Dancy are extremely professional and display a high level of patient care! i cant leave out the additional office staff Simmie, Isaac , Shannon, both hygentiest... So if your in need of the perfect healthy smile come here

on Dec 05, 2017

kimberly f

Very knowledgeable staff! Great personalities!

on Dec 02, 2017

clara r

Everyone was so courteous and nice. The Dental assistant Sammie was excellent with me and was explaining everything every step of the way and tDr Dancy was great at explaining to me what alll needs to be done and how they were going to do ithe treatments. And Shannon was great explaining all the costs to me and that made it helpful to me to know what I’m going to have to pay out of pocket. Thanks to everyone for making me feel comfortable and at ease with my visit.

on Dec 02, 2017

delbert m

Courteous and competent staff.

on Nov 29, 2017

delbert m

Competent and courteous staff.

on Nov 29, 2017

derwin g

The staff at Merit Dental are friendly, professional and all around AWESOME!!!

on Nov 29, 2017

steven g

Great visit. They had a totally relaxing environment. The exam was quick and very professional. Will come back

on Nov 28, 2017

mautrice m

Dr. Austin is extremely knowledgeable and stays current with best dental practices. His staff is always pleasant and professional.

on Nov 15, 2017

angela k

I've been a patient at this office for approx. 15-20 years. Very professional service, friendly staff, flexible when scheduling appointments and resolve emergencies quickly in order to accommodate my schedule.

on Nov 13, 2017

taylor m

I love Dr. Austin! He & his staff are all very warm and welcoming. I feel apart of a family since coming to Merit. I recommend Dr. Austin all the time!

on Nov 12, 2017

whittney m

It’s like family there!

on Nov 10, 2017

crystal k

The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and very thorough. I also appreciate they are on time and I was seen immediately.

on Nov 09, 2017

tammi j

Incredible and highly relationship oriented staff. They were super friendly with our two toddlers and managed to service our family of 4 in one morning. Pleasant experience every visit over the years!

on Oct 28, 2017

tomika j

Great experience, very thorough, and pleasant.

on Oct 27, 2017

jacquelyn p

It's a family affair! I love Dr. Austin! The staff is professional and my experience was great! My teeth are clean and there was no pain!!!!

on Oct 27, 2017

wayne p

Absolutely outstanding service. Great staff and very professional!

on Oct 27, 2017

sherri m

Always a pleasant staff ! They treat you like family

on Oct 25, 2017

jannie j

Oh my goodness everyone is friendly, professional and know what they're doing. I was treated better than a patient. I was treated as a member of the Merit family in need of dental work.

on Oct 25, 2017

lisa h

I get excellent service from Merit Dental! From the office staff, the hygienist, to Dr Austin! Thanks guys!!!

on Oct 14, 2017

whittney m

GREAT customer service. Very friendly.

on Oct 04, 2017

sean s

Service has always been 5 star!

on Oct 03, 2017

cheryl j

As always I was well taken care of! Brittany, you are da bomb!

on Sep 24, 2017

topeaka t

The best dental office in Indianapolis. The customer service is excellent.

on Sep 16, 2017

alicia s

Always so friendly! And they respect my time! Appts start very close to scheduled and I am in and out within the hour. Location is clean, quiet and inviting.

on Sep 16, 2017

peter a

This is a very welcoming office. Besides wonderful professional excellence the staff offer a comfortable atmosphere and are doncerned qbout your comfort during any procedure.

on Sep 13, 2017

wilma g

It was not very painful when given the numbing shot

on Sep 05, 2017

wilma g

Dr. Austin & team very positive & friendly

on Sep 01, 2017

willie t

Excellent!!!

on Aug 26, 2017

michael c

AS Always Prompt Courteous and most of all professional

on Aug 23, 2017

pamela b

My experience was awesome with a quick in and out.

on Aug 11, 2017

david g

Everything went well and received excellent advice.

on Aug 08, 2017

anonymous

The staff is professional and friendly

on Aug 08, 2017

trey c

Very good place.

on Aug 05, 2017

angela g

Always a warm feeling when you go into this office......the staff is really professional and makes you feel at ease. I really enjoy going to Dr. Austin's dentist office.

on Aug 04, 2017

anonymous

Really friendly and caring dentist's office.

on Aug 02, 2017

anonymous

The staff are very pleasant and helpful.

on Aug 01, 2017

chalmer t

On time, professional, respectful, and friendly.

on Jul 30, 2017

beth b

I absolutely love the staff and Dr. Austin is the bomb!

on Jul 28, 2017

kenneth m

I highly recommend this office! The staff provided great service and everyone was so friendly.

on Jul 27, 2017

james a

I know that my exam will be very thorough yet personable. The doctor and his staff remember you and are genuinely happy to see you

on Jul 11, 2017

carlos m

As usual, everyone in the office is pleasant, polite, friendly, and helpful. I hardly ever have to wait more than a few minutes past my appointment times.

on Jun 23, 2017

anonymous

Consummate professionals

on Jun 17, 2017

phillip p

Had a very short wait before being called back for exam and cleaning. Friendly staff and helpful information provided.

on Jun 11, 2017

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Welcome to Merit Dental
Indianapolis, IN!

Merit Dental Indianapolis offers a wide range of general dental services, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry for adults and children. We accept most insurance and offer new patient specials.

Dr. David Austin is one of only two AACD Accredited dentists in the state of Indiana and is dedicated to providing exceptional cosmetic dental care.

If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Dental Services

We are trained in the latest advances in dental treatment and are empowered to focus on the best care for you and your family. Our services include:

Accepted Insurance

Midwest Dental accepts a wide range of dental insurance plans*, including plans from:

  • Aetna
  • Assurant
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Premier
  • Dental Health Alliance (DHA)
  • FEP
  • MetLife
  • Sun Life
  • The Connection / GEHA
  • UnitedHealthcare

*This is not a comprehensive list, and is subject to change. Please contact your insurance provider to verify coverage and acceptance.

New Patient Offers

Please print out one of the offers below and bring it with you on your first visit to redeem.

Print Offers

$89

New Adult Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $236 - $363

$49

New Child Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $170 - $258

New patients only. Cannot be used with insurance, state or federal programs, or combined with other offers. If gum disease is present, offer limited to exam and x-ray. Child patient offer for ages 12 and under. Limited time only.

FREE

Electric Toothbrush

Following exam & x-rays

New patients who make an appointment at Midwest Dental will get a free electric toothbrush at their first visit following exam & x-rays. Cannot be used with federal or state programs or combined with other offers. Limit one offer per person. Product value up to $30. While supplies last.

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About Our Dentists

Dr. David Austin

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: University of Michigan
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, DDS
    American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Accreditation
  • Advanced Training: Sedation Dentistry, Orthodontics, Invisalign® Orthodontics
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Indianapolis District Dental Society, Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, National Dental Association
  • Interests: Choir singing, travel, automobiles, food and wine
  • Personal Statement: "I believe in creating wellness plans that improve patients’ oral health and exceed their expectations. I value a harmonious work environment that stimulates conversation, action and efficiency. I treat each patient as I would a guest in my home, striving to make each relationship a lasting one."

Dr. Durell Dancy

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), B.A. Biology
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Memberships: American Dental Association
    National Dental Association
    Indiana Dental Association
    Indianapolis District Dental Society
  • Interests: He enjoys playing chess, golfing, watching sports, loves being around family and friends
  • Personal Statement: "I am committed to providing high quality dental care, in a comfortable setting. I believe that it is important to provide friendly service that emphasizes disease prevention. Together with continued education and a solid foundation of dentistry, I will strive to create a patient centered environment that will make everyone feel welcome."
Dr. David AustinDr. Durell Dancy

About
Our Dentist

Dr. David Austin

Dr. David Austin

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: University of Michigan
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, DDS
    American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Accreditation
  • Advanced Training: Sedation Dentistry, Orthodontics, Invisalign® Orthodontics
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Indianapolis District Dental Society, Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, National Dental Association
  • Interests: Choir singing, travel, automobiles, food and wine
  • Personal Statement: "I believe in creating wellness plans that improve patients’ oral health and exceed their expectations. I value a harmonious work environment that stimulates conversation, action and efficiency. I treat each patient as I would a guest in my home, striving to make each relationship a lasting one."
Dr. David AustinDr. Durell Dancy

About
Our Dentist

Dr. Durell Dancy

Dr. Durell Dancy

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), B.A. Biology
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Memberships: American Dental Association
    National Dental Association
    Indiana Dental Association
    Indianapolis District Dental Society
  • Interests: He enjoys playing chess, golfing, watching sports, loves being around family and friends
  • Personal Statement: "I am committed to providing high quality dental care, in a comfortable setting. I believe that it is important to provide friendly service that emphasizes disease prevention. Together with continued education and a solid foundation of dentistry, I will strive to create a patient centered environment that will make everyone feel welcome."

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