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University Park Family Dentistry | Meet our Team in South Bend


University Park Family Dentistry
Jeffrey A. Turner, DDS

16597 State Road 23

South Bend, IN  46635


Meet our Team



 Our mission is to provide the best dental care possible, through comprehensive planning and education. Our highly trained and caring family will assist your family to make educated decisions about your oral health.

Our commitment to you is to provide the highest quality and most up to date methods and materials available to achieve your total dental health. We truly enjoy helping our patients achieve the level of dental health that they desire. It shows each and every time you visit. We make every endeavor to stay current with the latest dental technology. The secret is to use our knowledge and technology to better the lives and smiles of our patients. We pride ourselves on thorough explanations and education before we do any treatment. We offer Caesy and the Smile Channel to aid in visual explanations. Our number one concern is your comfort. To make your visits relaxing and pleasant, we offer a large IPOD music selection, cable television and DVD movies. We also offer relaxing medications. We believe that we can make a difference and we do so everyday!


The Family at University Park Family Dentistry



Stephanie (17 years) is our Office Manager, she attended Daytona State College and George Mason University, majoring in Math.  She enjoys spending time with her family, working out, and going to the beach.  She is married with 2 children, 21 and 10 years of age, Gabby attends Valparaiso University and Montana is in 5th grade.  She has been part of our team since May 2001.  Please feel free to email any questions or concerns to stephanie.upfd@comcast.net 

Misty (13 years) is an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant.  She has been with University Park Family since October 2004.  She attended Indiana University for Dental Assisting.  She is married with 2 growing boys.  She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, camping, and live music. 

Kristine  (11 years) has been a Hygienist with University Park Family Dentistry since March 2007.  She is a graduate of Indiana University with an Associates in Dental Hygiene.  She is married and has 4 children.  She enjoys jogging, soccer, and spending time with her family


Ashley (9 years) has been a valuable member since November 2009.  She has been practicing hygiene since 2006.  She graduated from Indiana University and has an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.  She is married with a daughter and a son.  She enjoys being active, going to the beach, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.


Julie  (combined 12 years) is an Expanded Duties Assistant, she has worked with Dr. Turner since 2000.  She attended Indiana University for dental assisting.  She is married with 1 son and 2 grandchildren.  She loves going to "Bike Night," being at the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.


Rachel (February 2018) Our newest hygiene member of our family, she is a Michiana Native, Penn High School Grad.  She obtained her Degree in Hygiene from Indiana University of South Bend.  She is certified to administer local anesthesia.



Nikki (4 years) is a Dental Assistant, she attended Ross Education.  She is the mother of 3 children.  She enjoys staying active, spending time with her family, and loves Dentistry.


Tamera is BACK!  (Combined 8 years) She is our receptionist and Hygiene Coordinator.  She is a graduate of IUSB majoring in Business and Marketing.  She is married with 2 kids (15 and 12 years old).  She enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family and pets.  After being away for 3 years, she is back home with us at University Park Family Dentistry!

South Bend Dentist | Meet our Team. Jeffrey Turner is a South Bend Dentist.