(317) 565-4249
13390 Overview Drive
Fishers, IN 46037

Meet Our Skilled Fishers Dental Team

At Village Dental at Saxony, we believe that exceptional dental care requires more than well-honed clinical skills and state-of-the-art equipment. It requires a commitment to making real, lasting relationships with our patients based on mutual trust and open communication. We firmly believe in treating our patients the way we would want to be treated, so you’ll always feel like family when you’re with us.

Our Dentists

David E. Bender, DDS

Dr. David Bender of Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN

Dr. David E. Bender has been a Hoosier native for most of his life. Born in Richmond, IN., Dr. Bender spent his junior and senior years of high school in Canal Winchester, OH. Missing Indiana, Dr. Bender returned to attend Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his Bachelor of Science in Biology. He continued his education at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis where he received his DDS degree in 2002.

Dr Bender, his wife Amanda, and their two kids, Dean and Rebekah, really enjoy being a part of this Saxony community. It is such an exciting and vibrant community with a "new-urbanism" concept. Dr Bender is a big IU sports fan, as well as the Indianapolis Colts. He also really enjoys golfing, even though he is most commonly found right of the hole with his impressive dog leg slice.

Michael K. Talbott, DDS

Dr. Michael K. Talbott of Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN

Dr. Michael K. Talbott grew up in Pendleton, IN. He attended Pendleton Heights High School and graduated in 2002. He wanted to follow his life life-long dream of attending Purdue University where he graduated with a BS degree in General Health Science. He decided to pursue his passion for dentistry and entered IU School of Dentistry in 2007. After graduating dental school, Dr. Talbott moved to Fishers to start his dental career.

Dr. Talbott has been with the Village Dental team for the past 5 years and excitingly has an opportunity to join Dr. Mac and Dr. B in becoming owner of Village Dental at Saxony. On his days off Dr. Talbott enjoys an active lifestyle of Crossfit and golf. He also enjoys traveling to new places. Seeing a different culture and trying new food always makes him happy. Dr. T looks forward to seeing you in our office and showing you his crazy socks.

Dr. Talbott is excited to meet you and your family.

Claire MacIntyre, DDS

Dr. MacIntyre of Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN

Dr. MacIntyre is from Middletown, IN. She grew up in this small farming community with her two sisters, where she attended Shenandoah High School. After one visit to Indiana University, Bloomington, she knew this was where she wanted to attend college. She graduated in 2006 with her B.A. in Biology. Knowing she wanted to enter a career that focused on patient care, she found dentistry to be the perfect opportunity. She graduated from IU School of Dentistry in 2011.

Dr. MacIntyre is continuously taking courses for advanced dental treatment in order to give her patients the best care possible. Some of her courses include same-day-crown treatment (Cerec), surgical implant placement, and Botox for cosmetic enhancements and migraine/TMK therapy. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and American Academy of Dental Aesthetics.

Dr. MacIntyre has been married to her husband, Josh, since 2010. Josh is a teacher at Shenandoah Middle School. They have two young daughters, Ella and Nora. Dr. MacIntyre enjoys watching IU sports, continuing to learn aerial silks acrobatics, and relaxing with family and friends.

"I am dedicated to making patients feel comfortable and addressing all individual needs an concerns".

Dr. MacIntyre looks forward to treating you and your family.

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Aaron R. Springhetti, DDS

Dr. Aaron R. Springhetti of Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN

Dr. Aaron R. Springhetti, originally from Minneapolis, MN, spent the greater part of his life growing up in Evansville, IN. Although he was always the one to pull his siblings baby teeth, never did he imagine he'd become a dentist. As a biology major, art minor at Wabash College, and with an interest in health professions, he discovered that dentistry fulfilled his aspirations to help people and work with his hands as an artist. Dr. Springhetti graduated dental school from the University of Louisville in 2013 and moved to Indianapolis shortly thereafter.

Dr. Springhetti truly enjoys educating patients about oral health and helping patients improve their smile. With an earnest interest in continuing his dental education, Dr. Springhetti seeks to stay on the forefront of technology and improvements in dental treatment. Whenever Dr. Springhetti is not helping patients, he is pursuing his second love - triathlon and endurance sports. His ultimate goal is to qualify for the Ironman Word Championship in Kona, Hawaii.

Dr. Springhetti looks forward to treating you and your family.

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Dr. Michael J Whitman

Dr. Michael J Whitman of Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN

Dr. Michael J Whitman grew up in Indianapolis, IN and he attended Brebeuf Jesuit High School. He attended Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY where he played soccer, studied abroad in Spain and graduated with his bachelor of science degree in biology. He next attended the University of Louisville for a Masters program in biology before attending the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry to complete his dental degree.

Dr. Whitman enjoys spending time with his wife, Sabrina, and his spoiled dog, Scarlet. Dr. Whitman just recently joined in March and is very excited to be part of the team. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends outdoors, biking, and likes to pretend he's good at golf. He and his wife are big "foodies" and love trying new places to eat. Dr. Whitman loves working with people, and is truly passionate about helping others though dentistry.

Dr. Whitman looks forward to treating you and your family.

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Our Specialists

Dr. Gupta

Dr. Gupta

Dr. Gupta is a native of India where she practiced Pediatric Dentistry before moving to the United States to be with her husband. She graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry in 2016 and then completed two additional years of training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore and obtained her certificate in pediatric dentistry in June of 2018.

She believes that a child’s entire family plays a huge role in influencing good preventative oral care habits and actively promotes this during her interactions with families. She is very passionate and experienced in providing care for children and families with special needs. Dr. Gupta lives with her husband Ravi, and two children, Rohan and Meera, in Fishers. While the kids monopolize all her time, she loves to read and volunteer in community projects in her rare spare time.

Dr. Cowan - Oral Surgeon

Dr. Jay Cowan is a lifelong resident of the Indianapolis area. He graduated from Mt. Vernon High School in 1982 and earned his BA at DePauw University in 1986. Dr. Cowan attended the Indiana University School of Dentistry and upon graduating from dental school, Dr. Cowan completed his four-year oral surgery residency at The University of Cincinnati Medical Center in 1995.

Dr. Cowan's practice includes a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise in wisdom teeth removal. In addition to serving his patients in private practice and working at Village Dental, Dr. Cowan is on staff at Hancock Regional Hospital.

Dr. Cowan has been married to his wife, Carrie, since 1998. They have two sons, Brett and Ben. In his free time, Dr. Cowan enjoys fishing, playing golf and coaching his sons in their various sports. Dr. Cowan has served on the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis District Dental Society Foundation, which provides dental services and needs to the underserved and impoverished in the greater Indianapolis area. In 2011, he was recognized for his outstanding service to the Indiana Donated Dental Services Program.

Dr. Brett - Orthodontist

A proud alumni of Carmel High School, a former young athlete in Carmel Dad's Club, and a big fan of Bub's elk burgers, there was no doubt Dr. Finkelmeier wanted his orthodontic practice in his hometown of Carmel, Indiana. After 4 years playing basketball for the Greyhounds, Dr. Finkelmeier continued to Indiana University where he played varsity basketball for the Hoosiers. This hard work and dedication then translated into his work at IU Dental School, where he graduated with high honors and finished in the top of his class.

Dr Finkelmeier married his college sweetheart, Nicole, before taking off to pursue orthodontics at the University of Louisville. While in Louisville, he completed his orthodontic residency, tasted every BBQ and hot chicken restaurant in the city and welcomed his first baby, Beckham, into the world with his wife, Nicole. Although he enjoyed his time as a Cardinal, Dr. Finkelmeier was eager to give back to the town that gave him so much. Once a Greyhound, always a Greyhound.

Our Dental Hygienists

Dental Hygienists - Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN
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Our Dental Assistants

Dental Assistants - Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN
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Our Front Office Team

Front Office Team - Village Dental at Saxony in Fishers, IN

Our friendly front office team will greet you with a smile and make you feel as comfortable as possible, even though it’s a dental office!

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Take some time to explore our website and learn more about our Fishers, IN dental office, team and services. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, give us a call or send us an email. We look forward to meeting you!

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