Passionate Dentists Of Columbus, Indiana Open Monday - Saturday 8am to 8pm

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We understand that not everyone has a schedule that allows them to take time out of their busy schedules to visit the dentist. Therefore, our long and flexible hours are set up to allow our patients a large window of opportunity to visit us. It is our goal to deliver superior dental treatments without inconveniencing our patients with short working hours. Once you visit our office, you will experience our warm, friendly atmosphere and immediately feel welcomed by Dr. Strickland and our staff. We also aim to create an environment in which our patients can feel confident in our ability to deliver even the most extensive procedures as painlessly and efficiently as possible. 



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We welcome emergencies, walk-ins and new patients. Review our patient testimonials, complete patient forms, and read our newsletter.   Open Monday - Saturday  8am - 8pm. 

Welcome to our Practice

If you are looking for a caring, compassionate dentist in Columbus, IN, that understands the importance of comfort and convenience, and has the skill and expertise to deliver exceptional dental restorations and treatments, then White River Dental is the place for you. Dr. Aaron Strickland and his staff offer comprehensive, personalized treatments to restore everything from minor chips and discolored teeth to more extensive concerns such as complete tooth loss and periodontal disease. 

A Patient-centered Dental Practice

A Patient-centered Dental Practice

Mission Statement

White River Dental is the best practice in the Columbus area who provides exceptional patient care through the highest trained team that in return gives back to the community. 

Meet The Doctors

Dr. Aaron Strickland

Dr. Aaron Strickland, DDS

Dr. Aaron Strickland, D.D.S. is a caring, compassionate dentist who believes a healthy mouth equals a healthy life. His commitment to continuing education courses shows his passion for dentistry and his desire to stay current on the latest techniques and technologies in the field. His soft-spoken approach and extensive knowledge of a wide range of treatments helps put patients at ease throughout their visit. A member of our "Athens of the Prairie" community since childhood, he has deep roots in the area and treats his patients and community like extended family.

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Dr. Alexandra Murphy, DDS

Dr. Alexandra Murphy graduated from Indiana University Bloomington where she majored in Biology and minored in Chemistry. After graduation, she interned at a dental practice in Indianapolis, IN for a year. She later attended Indiana University School of Dentistry where she graduated with her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. She is passionate about helping her patients optimize their dental health. Her favorite dental quote is, "only floss the teeth you want to keep." 

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Dr. Matthew Raskin, DDS

Dr. Matthew Raskin (DDS) graduated from Binghamton University with a bachelor degree in Biology and a minor in Spanish. He then received his masters degree in Biomedical Science with a concentration in Biological Defense from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey before earning his doctorate at Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD). He served on IUSD’s executive board of the American Student Dental Association and also provided dental care for hundreds of children in need while on a service learning mission at an orphanage in Mexico City. 

Awards & Distinctions

Awards & Distinctions
Awards & Distinctions
Awards & Distinctions

Featured Areas of Our Practice

Restorative Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Bonding
  • ClearCorrect™
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Smile Makeover
  • Teeth Whitening

General Dentistry

  • Comprehensive Care
  • 3D Digital X-rays 
  • Emergencies 
  • Extractions 
  • Intraoral Photography
  • Sedation
  • Periodontal Treatment
  • Root Canals 
  • Same Day Treatment
  • Sleep Apnea (anti-snoring)
  • SNAP® Cosmetic Simulation
  • TMJ
  • Wisdom Teeth Removal

Awards & Distinctions

Awards & Distinctions
Awards & Distinctions
Awards & Distinctions

Results are Stunning

Six Month Smiles® Patient

Dr. Strickland helped to straighten out and transform this
patient's smile in less than six months. 

Patient Information

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Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest in dental technology such as Cone Beam 3D and CEREC® equipment. It has TVs at every chair, is designed to deliver a calming and comfortable experience, is handicap accessible, and has long, convenient hours. Location

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Community Events

As part of the community, we are always looking for ways to give back to the people and citizens of Columbus, IN. We are proud to be a part of various events that include dental education and helping local organizations. Stay updated on any future events and information.

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We are an insurance-friendly dental office with treatment plans designed in stages to accommodate the financial needs of each patient. Forms of payment include cash, debit, checks, major credit cards, CareCredit,℠ flexible spending cards, and health savings cards. Got questions? Give us a call!

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Insurance Networks

Our insurance-friendly dental practice is a part of a wide range of networks, including Delta Dental, Anthem 100/200/300, Dentemax, Guardian, MetLife, Comp Benefits, United Concordia, Aetna PPO, Maverest, SIHO, and Medicaid. We accept many types of insurance, see our office for details. 


Latest News At White River Dental

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This year we're going big by going green with solar panels on our roof. Check out the the latest story on White River Dental in the The Republic newspaper. Sun-powered dentistry - only at White River Dental!

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A Lifetime of Smiles by Dr. Aaron Strickland. Now we can say he wrote the book on dentistry. Pick up your copy today by stopping the office. The book can also be found on Amazon both paperback and for your Kindle. 

Screen Shot 2019-05-10 at 3.57.13 PMHoliday World Giveaway

Enter to win 6 Holiday World tickets and $100 gas card. visit: to enter. All entrants must comply with state and federal rules.  Drawing will be held July 15th, 2019.

Screen Shot 2019-05-10 at 4.22.47 PMIt's Wedding Season

It's wedding season and we love it! 💍💐🥂If you're looking for a FAST and effective way to get whiter teeth for an upcoming wedding (or graduation, or any other event!), check out Philips Zoom. Check the page for specials!

Contest Giveaway Winners

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Everyone was very professional, yet very laid back, making an unpleasant procedure much easier to have done. The follow-up​ call from the doctor showed that he cares about his patients. Stephanie C.

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