Creating Smiles: Dentist in
St. John and Valparaiso, IN

Visits to the dentist don’t have to be stressful and uncomfortable. Creating Smiles, PC, located in St. John and Valparaiso, Indiana, offers everything you need for a healthy smile and a healthier life. Dr. Kapers and his team can take the anxiety and uncertainty out of dental visits with sedation dentistry, and we're the premier provider of dental implants in the region. Whether you’re seeing us for a painful tooth or a standard dental exam and cleaning, we'll be by your side through your entire appointment, answering your questions and helping to put you at ease. Our goal is to make every dental procedure painless, stress-free, and life-changing.

Or call our St. John office at (219) 322-9920
or our Valpo office at (219) 462-1970

Happy Patients

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Meet Our Dental Team

Get to know Dr. Scott Kapers and his attentive, friendly staff. There’s nothing we want more than to make your dental experience as personalized, comfortable, and low-stress as possible. From the moment you walk in to the moment you leave, you’ll be in good hands with the Creating Smiles team.

Our Dental Services in St. John and Valparaiso, Indiana

We offer complete dental care for the whole family, from teeth cleanings and teeth whitening to full mouth restoration, snap down dentures, and all on 4 dental implants. Learn more about the services we provide:

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Making Dental
Appointments Easier
with Sedation Dentistry

If you experience anxiety at the thought of seeing a dentist, sedation dentistry can change that. We understand how difficult it can be to want to take good care of your teeth but be fearful of dental treatment at the same time. Maybe you’re further stressed because you have ongoing oral pain and you’re worried about what it might be.

At Creating Smiles, PC, sedation dentistry allows our patients to go forward with cleanings and more intensive treatments with greater confidence. We won’t put you into a deep sleep; you’ll be fully awake but completely relaxed, inside and out. Our sedation options include nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV sedation.

Sedation dentistry is ideal for anxious patients, but it can also benefit children and special needs patients.

Restoring Smiles with Dental Implants

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Our dental practices in St. John and Valparaiso offer the very best in implant dentistry. Along with giving you a beautiful, more youthful smile, our dental implants can also preserve your jaw bone, restore your chewing ability, and last for 30 years or more. Our implants are strong, stable, and look just like your natural teeth.

Thanks to his experience and training in implant dentistry, Dr. Kapers is able to place and restore dental implants himself, so you won’t need to consult with multiple doctors for treatment.

Save on Your Perfect Smile!

FREE Consultation for Dental Implants & Sedation Dentistry

Includes: Panoramic X-ray and personalized consult
$289 value

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