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Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients.

As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about our Fisher, IN dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

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Roderick Dowden, DDS

 Roderick “Rusty” Dowden, originally from Plainfield, received his undergraduate degree from Ball State University and his dental degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1994.  Among the many awards earned over the years, the one that stands out the most for him has been the Tillman Miller award.  He has a special interest in Prosthodontics including implant care for his patients.  He has taken several courses that allows the office to provide a higher level of care for his patients including things like same day crowns. 
He enjoys getting to know his patients and providing the most appropriate care needed.

In his spare time, he enjoys ultra-distance biking, attending Pacer games and reading.  He has helped with several organizations including Habitat for Humanity, the MS Society and numerous mission trips to Central America.  He met his wife of 30 years, Sheri, while she was also attending Ball State University for her teaching degree.  He has been happy to help her raise their two children, Brianna, who has now graduated from Purdue and Connor, who is now attending Rose Hulman University. 
He and Sheri are now empty nesters with only their “very loud” beagle, Obi to keep them company.

Dr. Dowden (on the roof in the yellow shirt) went to help with tornado damage in Kentucky. He still ended up with a drill in his hand, LOL

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