Cosmetic Dentist in Columbus, IN

All our professionals at North Park Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry.

Jeff VanDeventer, D.D.S.- Clincial Director/ Dentist

Dr. Jeff VanDeventer was born and raised in Bloomfield, Indiana.  Dr. VanDeventer graduated from Indiana State University and later from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1989. He began his career as an associate dentist in Bloomfield before moving to Tucson, Arizona and opening his own practice in 1994. He also served on the Southern Arizona Dental Society Board from 1998-2003. Dr. VanDeventer and his family relocated to Indiana in September 2003 and began practice in Columbus, IN. They opened the doors to North Park Dentistry in late November 2005. Dr. VanDeventer is an active member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, South Central Dental Society, Columbus Regional Dental Society, and numerous study clubs. Dr. VanDeventer enjoys learning and applying new techniques and continues to strive to make dentistry more enjoyable and affordable for people.  "I am passionate about building relationships with people and having them become very comfortable in coming in to see us."  Dr. VanDeventer is married to Kathy (for over 25 Years) and have three children, Kristin, Michael, Nathan.  Dr. VanDeventer is family oriented and enjoys playing golf, coaching youth basketball & baseball, and church.
   

Julie Kern-Anderson, D.D.S- Dentist

 

Dr. Julie Kern-Anderson was born and raised in Livonia, Michigan, and is a proud Wolverine having earned both her undergraduate and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degrees from the University of Michigan. She was a member of the University of Michigan Swim Team from 1999-2003 and specialized in distance freestyle. Dr. Kern- Anderson completed a General Practice Residency at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. She also fulfilled a two-year commitment with the National Health Service Corps prior to moving to Columbus, Indiana, and working in private practice providing comprehensive dental treatment. Dr. Kern-Anderson joined North Park Dentistry in October 2016 and brings her enthusiasm for helping others to the practice. "My most meaningful reward comes from working with patients of all ages to overcome their dental anxieties and ultimately develop life-long commitments to health." Dr. Kern-Anderson participates in regular continuing education opportunities and is eager to apply the latest dental techniques. She is a member of multiple study clubs and is committed to furthering her education and clinical skills by attending advanced dental courses at the L.D. Pankey Institute. Dr. Kern-Anderson is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Indiana Dental Association, South Central Dental Society, and Columbus Regional Dental Society. She also participates in the Columbus Young Professionals. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Kern-Anderson enjoys spending time with her husband and their miniature English Goldendoodle, Rocky. She likes working out and visiting with family and friends.

 

 

Kelli- Front Desk

Kelli joined North Park Dentistry as the patient scheduling coordinator in 2017. She has years of customer service experience and strives to make everyone’s visit as easy as possible for every lifestyle. When she is not a work you might find her at home spending time with her husband and their fur babies or with their families. Her favorite hobbies are grooming her dogs and taking them out for a walk or a dog show.  

Ashley- Hygienist

 

Ashley graduated from Indiana University School of Dental Hygiene in May 2005 and started working at North Park Dentistry in July 2005.  She enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with her husband and their two children.

Caitlin- Hygienist

 Caitlin joined North Park Dentistry in June 2017. She lives in Greenwood, IN with her family. Caitlin graduated from IU School of Dentistry. She enjoys Mexican food and spending time with her family and friends.        

Lauren- Hygienist

 

Lauren joined North Park Dentistry in June of 2015. She first obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree and then went on to pursue a degree in Dental Hygiene from IU School of Dentistry. Lauren has studied Spanish and enjoys working with Spanish speaking patients. Lauren is also a lover of the outdoors and enjoys spending time with her husband and two Labrador retrievers.

 

 

 

 

Stephanie- Hygienist

Stephanie graduated from Indiana University School of Dental Hygiene in May 2015 and started working at North Park Dentistry in September 2016. Stephanie is married and enjoys spending time with her husband, two girls, and two small dogs.  She loves to workout, shop, and go to the beach.

                                                                                                                                                   

Kerri- Dental Assistant

Kerri has 20 years experiences in the dental field.  She joined North Park Dentistry in 2008.  Kerri enjoys spending time with her children and attending their school activities.

 

Courtney- Dental Assistant

 

 Courtney grew up in Phoenix, Arizona but moved to Columbus in 2004 and graduated from Columbus North High School.  She studied dental assisting at Ivy Tech. She found her passion for dentistry when she saw her oldest brother gain new confidence after years of struggling without confidence in his smile. In her spare time she enjoys being with her fiancé, hiking, reading a good book or traveling.           

 

                                                                      

Judy- Dental Assistant

Judy has over 30 years experience in the dental field.  Judy joined North Park Dentistry in 2006.   She has been married over 30 years and is a two time cancer survivor.