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 a family practice designed to meet the dental needs of our patients. Our patients are our most important asset and we strive to develop a lasting relationship to maintain their good oral health. Our entire staff is devoted to comprehensive, preventive, and emergency patient care. From the front office staff to the dentist, we do continuing educational training to stay current with the latest developments and procedures. We train with the highest regarded experts in the dental field so we can be the best dental staff to deliver the best care to our patients.  

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, Indiana 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. Cynthia A. Zubia, DDS

Dr. Cynthia A. Zubia, DDS has lived on the south side of Indy since she was 4 years old. She graduated from Xavier University with a Bachelors degree in Biology, then attended Indiana University School of Dentistry. She is a recent graduate, who is eager to begin her career as a dentist.

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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. Check out our virtual tour of the new office here: 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/Humana, United Concordia, Aetna PPO, Maverest, SIHO, and Medicaid. We accept many types of insurance, see our office for details. 


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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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