We are North Point Pediatric Dentistry. We provide comprehensive dental care for infants, toddlers, children and teens. Our South Bend office is conveniently and centrally located in the surrounding community.
Our Core Values
Kindness - We will treat all families with friendliness and respect
Compassion - We will be sensitive to the well-being of all children and their families
Understanding - We will be considerate and thoughtful when addressing any specific needs or concerns of any family member
South Bend Location
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What sets us apart
Kids First. Teeth Second.
Each child we see is different. They have different personalities and different dental needs. It is important that we look at each child ‘through their eyes’ when determining what treatment would work best for them.
Our office is colorful and comfortable for both parents and children. We strive to provide the best possible care for your children using the most up-to-date materials and procedures.
Special Needs Friendly
Children with special needs are those who due to physical, medical, developmental or cognitive conditions, require special consideration when receiving dental treatment. All of our providers are trained to manage and treat children with special healthcare needs.
Meet Our Pediatric Dentists
Dental health is vital for a child’s development and well-being. At North Point Pediatric Dentistry our focus is making children feel comfortable in the dental setting, to assist in prevention of dental problems, as well as manage and maintain primary and permanent teeth. Our contemporary office is designed to provide a comfortable and relaxed setting for children of all ages as well as their parents. At North Point Pediatric Dentistry we strive to make all visits to our office pleasant and positive.
MEET THE REST OF OUR TEAM
MEET DR. FISHBAUGH
In July of 1988, he was commissioned as a captain in the United States Air Force. He spent his first year in service continuing his dental education in a post-doctoral general practice residency program at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. While stationed at Comiso Air Station in Sicily, Dr. Fishbaugh realized his most satisfying experiences in dentistry revolved around treating children. He is proud to have served in the Air Force for four years and was honorably discharged in 1992.
Dr. Fishbaugh received his Specialty Certificate of Training in pediatric dentistry from Columbus Children’s Hospital (Columbus, Ohio) as well as his Master of Science degree from the Ohio State University. During his studies at Ohio State, he completed nationally recognized research involving the sedation of children. He has hospital privileges at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and is the current Chairman of the Dental Department. He has membership in numerous professional organizations including the St. Joseph District Dental Society, Indiana State Dental Association, American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Fishbaugh is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
After working in a group practice for 8 years, Dr. Fishbaugh opened North Point Pediatric Dentistry in January 2002. His vision was an office that was welcoming to parents and children from all walks of life and to provide compassionate and comfort conscious care for his patients.
MEET DR. KILGORE
MEET DR. MCCREA
Dr. McCrea retains membership in the Mishawaka Dental Society, St. Joseph District Dental Society, Indiana State Dental Association, American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric
Dentistry. Dr. McCrea has hospital privileges at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. In his spare time, Dr. McCrea enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, and three children, Fionnula, Sam and Beau.
Dr. McCrea retains membership in the Mishawaka Dental Society, St. Joseph District Dental Society, Indiana State Dental Association, American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. McCrea has hospital privileges at both St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and South Bend Memorial Hospital. He is currently Chairman of the Children’s Dental Health Month program in our community.
MEET DR. SPIRITOSO
Dr. Spiritoso is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry, Indiana Dental Association, North Central Dental Society, and the Mishawaka Dental Society. He has hospital privileges at both Memorial Hospital in South Bend and St. Joseph Medical Center in Mishawaka.
He, his wife and two children are very excited to be back in their hometown. Dr. Spiritoso feels extremely privileged and honored to be able to take care of the families in the community in which he grew up.