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High Standards. Education. Trust.

A standard of excellence in personalized, conservative dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment and make sure you understand your treatment solution – we are here for you every step of the way!

As a practice, we are true believers that preventative care and education are the keys to optimal dental health. We strive to provide “dental health care” vs. “disease care.” Not only are we focused on the beauty of your smile, we’re also concerned about your overall health. We want you to be confident in knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continuing our education and learning.

Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is what drives our practice. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with exceptional service and personalized care to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

Meet Our Dentists

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Dr. Terry Mahoney

Dr. Terry Mahoney is more than just a dental provider, he is a provider in every sense of the word – he provides for his patients, staff, family, and the community.

Dr. Mahoney’s passion for serving and providing for others laid the foundation for the culture at Mahoney Family Dentistry. Dr. Mahoney believes that every patient who walks through the door should be treated like family. Beyond serving patients of the practice, Dr. Mahoney is a devoted public servant. He provides free care through Give Kids a Smile and Mahoney’s Free Dental Day, financially supports several local nonprofit organizations, highly encourages his staff to volunteer in the community, and volunteers regularly at Sr. Maura Brannick Health Center.

Dr. Mahoney graduated from Wabash College with a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1977. He continued his education at Indiana University School of Dentistry and earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1981. Upon graduation, Dr. Mahoney was selected for a Residency in General Dentistry at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Mahoney received his ICOI Fellowship in Implantology through the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. This rigorous training took Dr. Mahoney from New Jersey to Florida for the best and most current training.

Dr. Mahoney welcomes you to join the family at the practice he started over 30 years ago!

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Dr. Jessica Ginter

Dr. Jessica Ginter moved to the South Bend area from Columbus, Ohio to join the Mahoney Family Dentistry team in 2014. Since then, Dr. Ginter and her husband, Ryan, have developed a love and appreciation for the South Bend community. If you ever need a recommendation for a good local restaurant, brewery, winery, or beach, just ask Dr. G!

Dr. Ginter attended Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio for her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University. Dr. Ginter continues to expand on her education by routinely attending conferences and trainings across the country to broaden her expertise and hone her skills.

Dr. Ginter is an athlete at heart and is a workout junkie. After hours, you can find her on runs with her husband or spending time with their new addition to the family and first child, Cole! She is active in the community as a member of the Young Professionals Network and enjoys volunteering at the Sr. Maura Brannick Health Center.

Dr. Ginter is looking forward to meeting you, your friends, and your family! She is currently accepting new patients!

Administrative Team

Donna
Donna

Donna is the Office Manager at Mahoney Family Dentistry. She and her husband Mark have four children and enjoy attending their sporting events. Fun facts: She is a licensed cosmetologist and, if she looks familiar, it’s because she was an extra in the film, Rudy!

Brittany
Brittany

Brittany is the chameleon of our office. She has seamlessly transitioned into the practice’s Patient Treatment Coordinator after being a Registered Hygienist and Business Assistant. Brittany is a proud wife and mom of three children: Trace, Cameron, and, Zoe!

Ashley
Ashley

Ashley has been a Business Assistant at MFD for over a year. She joined the team after graduating from IUSB and chose MFD because she wanted to be around youthful personalities and caring people. Ashley likes working out and spending time outside with her pitbull and two cats. Fun fact: She has visited 25 of the 50 U.S. states!

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Carmen

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Zulidy

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Assisting Team

Andrea
Andrea

Andrea is an Expanded Function Dental Assistant and a graduate of Lake Michigan College. She has 30 years of dental assisting experience and came to work at MFD because she was inspired by Dr. Mahoney’s integrity and skill. Andrea is married with three daughters and spends her free time reading, crocheting, and spending time at Lake Michigan.

Lauren
Lauren

Lauren is an Expanded Function Dental Assistant who chose MFD because she knew it was the place for her to continue learning and growing in her field. She appreciates how the staff here is tight-knit and feels like a family. Lauren’s interests include shopping, spending time with her family, and traveling.

Sonya
Sonya

Sonya has been making a difference for the patients of Mahoney Family Dentistry for over 15 years and is a patient favorite due to her relaxed demeanor. She and her husband Kelvin like to bowl, go to the movies, and work in the community. She is dedicated to making sure every patient leaves her care smiling!

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Melissa

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Kathleen

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Heather

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Hygiene Team

Le-An
Le-An

Le-An brings 30 years of experience to the practice as a Licensed Dental Hygienist. She loves the interactions and friendships she has made with her patients over the years. She is a mother of three and a proud grandmother of three grandchildren. Le-An spends her free time boating, skiing, and spending time with her family – especially her grandkids!

Pam
Pam

Pam joined our office in 2011 and brings more than 30 years of experience. She graduated from IUSB and still loves her profession as much today as she did at the beginning of her career. She has two children, two grandsons, and resides in Michigan with her husband. Her interests include listening to music, attending plays and concerts, and being outdoors.

Stephanie
Stephanie

Stephanie is a dental hygienist who is a strong believer that good dental health = good overall health! She knew MFD was the place for her because it is forward thinking and keeps up with current research and technology. Stephanie is married with one daughter, two dogs, and a baby boy on the way! On her days off, she enjoys playing piano, singing, and being outside.

Tricia
Tricia

Tricia graduated from IUSB’s Hygiene Program in 1990. She is the leader of our hygiene team and has brightened up our office for over 15 years. She is married and has three children: Kris, Nikki, and Jenna. In her free time, Tricia enjoys working out, playing golf, fishing, and watching the Cubs.

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Erin

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Abby

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A Better Experience, A Healthier You