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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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Patient Information

White River Dental welcomes emergencies, walk-ins, and new patients. Review our patient testimonials and complete patient forms prior to your appointment.  White River Dental is open to serve emergencies, walk-ins, and new patients Monday - Saturday  8:00 am - 8:00 pm. 

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, 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. Steven Lenos, DDS

Dr. Steven Lenos, graduated from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1989 and is a member of the American Dental Association. He takes great pride in providing the best quality dental care to every patient through development of a trusting patient relationship, years of experience and refined skill. As a former small practice owner and president of a large corporate practice, Dr. Lenos appreciates the administrative side of a good dental office. He is looking forward to being able to focus  all of his attention on helping patients and mastering his dentistry skills. He views dentistry as an art form and is grateful to be a dentist. 

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Dr. Navpreet Kaur, DDS

Dr. Navpreet Kaur, was born in NYC, raised in India, and found her way to Indianapolis around age 13.  She graduated from Franklin Central High School, later did her undergrad at IUPUI towards pursuing her dream of becoming a dentist and making that dream a reality by graduating from Indiana School of Dentistry in 2020. Her passions reach from biking, running, traveling, to spending time with her new rescue puppy. Lately, she has been enjoying her new hobby discovered while quarantine of collecting house plants and discovering Indiana one hike at a time.

Awards & Distinctions

Awards & Distinctions
Awards & Distinctions
Awards & Distinctions

Featured Areas of Our Practice

Restorative Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Bonding
  • SureSmile Aligners 
  • Porcelain Crowns 
  • 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

Results are Stunning

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Orthodontic treatment with SureSmile Aligners can help you achieve your ideal smile faster, easier, and more discretely than you ever though possible. 

Take the first steps towards a more confident and healthy smile by calling White River Dental today! 

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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. Click here to find our 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, such as Dentistry from the Heart. 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.

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Insurance Networks

Our insurance-friendly dental practice is a part of a wide range of networks, including Delta Dental, Anthem, 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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We are so excited to announce that the WRD Dental Assisting School is now open and accepting student applications. Our program offers three different courses including Dental Assisting, Expanded Function Dental Assistant, and Coronal Polish & Fluoride. 

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Our state-of-the-art facilities, coupled with our team of experienced dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, and staff, create excellent working conditions and a professional, team-oriented environment.


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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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