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10 Tips for Halloween Cavity Prevention

Halloween is just around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy from neighbors and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. But it’s no surprise that Halloween can help your kids rack up tooth decay. Here are 10 ways you can help your kids from getting tricked(more…)


6 Ways to Attack Bad Breath

At Hillcrest, a lot of patients ask how we can help them deal with bad breath. Who wants to have a first impression ruined by bad breath? While Hillcrest can recommend prescription-strength toothpastes and mouthwashes, it’s important for you to know bad breath can also be caused by a serious dental condition. If this is(more…)


Recipe: Banana Drops

Ingredients Needed: 3-4 Bananas Peanut Butter Chocolate chips (milk or semi-sweet — your choice!) Directions: Cut banana into thick slices Place peanut butter on one side of one slice of banana Put 2 slices together Put in freezer for 1 hour Melt milk chocolate chips in double broiler Dip banana’s and peanut butter sandwich in(more…)


Meet Dr. John Ahler

I joined dentistry to make a difference in people’s lives and to help restore health and function to patients. Rensselaer is my hometown, and I was committed to returning to the area to help those who helped me get my start. I graduated from Rensselaer Central High School (’83) and Miami Of Ohio (’87), then(more…)

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    Tuesday: 7:30am-4:30pm

    Wednesday: 7:30am-2:00pm

    Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm

    Friday: 7:00am-2:00pm

    Saturday: By Appointment Only

331 East Amsler Road, Rensselaer, IN 47978