Meet Kurt VanWinkle, D.D.S., M.S.D., P.C.

Dr. VanWinkle was born and raised in Indianapolis. He attended Brebeuf Prepatory High School then earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Indiana University Bloomington.

He began his private practice in 1990. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery, Masters of Science in Dentistry and Certificate in Periodontics from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis. He served as a clinical instructor in the Department of Periodontics at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Indiana Dental Association and the Indianapolis District Dental Society.

He was the first periodontist in Indianapolis to be certified to perform laser surgery using the FDA approved Periolase Nd:YAG laser providing a “no cutting/no stitching” minimally invasive surgical treatment option for patients.  As a dedicated clinician with more than two decades of periodontal surgery and dental implant experience, Dr. VanWinkle often provides continuing educational seminars to area dentists and hygienist on current topics in periodontal disease treatment and tooth replacement with dental implants. Over the years, Dr. VanWinkle has consistently been named “Top Indianapolis Area Periodontist” in Indianapolis Monthly magazine by his peers.

He is married to wife, Ellie, and has three children; David, Caitlin, and Caroline. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf, tennis, water, and snow skiing. He is an active pilot and frequently travels the country with his family.