Family Dentistry

Nora Dental Associates Indianapolis Dentist Office

At Nora Dental Associates we have a long tradition of serving generations of families in Indianapolis and the surrounding area. We are a very family-oriented, conservative (the best treatment for the lowest cost), and health-oriented practice. 

We build relationships with our patients and have for generations. You become part of our dental home. This includes 24-hour emergency calls, 7 days a week. Established patients with emergencies are scheduled the day of the emergency. 

We understand the inter-connection between oral health and overall health and will help you understand what you can do to protect yourself. We believe in education to help you make informed decisions to prevent oral disease and to keep dental health care costs low. We listen to your goals to help you develop a healthy, beautiful smile.

Dr. Kristen Pate provide comprehensive oral health care and keep current with the latest techniques and technology by pursuing regular continuing education. Our dentists have been selected Top Dentists by Indianapolis Monthly magazine for many years.

To create a healthy beautiful smile Nora Dental Associates offers the following services:

Indianapolis Dentist Preventative Oral Health CarePreventive Care

Teeth Cleaning/Preventive Care/Prophylaxis
The removal of dental plaque and calculus from the teeth in order to prevent cavities, gingivitis and periodontitis (gum disease). It is a part of a complete program of oral hygiene. It is completed every 3-6 months depending on the patient's oral health.

Oral Cancer Screenings
The visual evaluation of the oral cavity and head and neck. This is completed at every preventive visit.

Oral Hygiene Instructions/Education
Education given to patients during visits to prevent dental disease. An informed patient is better prepared and able to make good choices to prevent disease and keep costs low.

Plastic material placed in the grooves of the teeth to prevent cavities.

An important and integral part of a thorough diagnosis. Enables the doctor to see cavities, cysts, bone loss and other dental disease.

An appliance that is used for the protection of teeth from traumatic injuries such as: sports injuries, grinding or clenching.

Anxiety Prevention

Nitrous Oxide/Laughing Gas
Used for the nervous patient during dental procedures.

Sedation/Anxiety Prevention
Doctors can utilize oral medicines or general anesthesia for apprehension prevention.

Fillings to Dentures

The restoration of lost tooth structure by using materials such as amalgam (silver/metal) or resin (tooth-colored/plastic), porcelain or gold.

Gum Treatments/Periodontal Cleanings/Non Surgical Gum Care
The treatment of active gum disease/gum infection. Since there are different stages, there are different levels of treatment. In some cases, referral to a specialist is necessary.

The process of removing a tooth. In some cases, referral to a specialist is necessary.

Root Canals
Completed for reasons such as: tooth abscess, nerve inflammation, tooth fracture and tooth resorption. It involves the removal of the nerve inside the tooth. The root of the tooth still remains.

The restoration of teeth by covering with either porcelain or gold. Can be for protection or esthetics.
A removable appliance which replaces missing teeth.

A tooth replacement option. An artificial tooth root made of titanium is used to replace a missing tooth or teeth. A crown, bridge, denture or partial is then placed over the implant to restore natural tooth function.

A tooth replacement option. An appliance that connects two or more teeth and replaces a missing tooth or teeth.

A removable appliance which replaces all missing teeth.


Call us today to make an appointment at 317-575-2888.

We would love to see your smile!