Why Choose Silhavy Creek Family Dental?

Silhavy Creek Family Dental is your source for comprehensive dental care. Our dental team believes that you deserve remarkably precise and personal dental care. You can expect to be treated with the utmost respect at all times by every member of our team. We believe that you, the patient, deserves to have a say in your dental care. Our dental professionals will carefully discuss all treatment options with you, helping you to decide upon the course of action custom suited to your budget and dental needs.

Our Mission

Our friendly staff is dedicated to caring for you and your entire family's oral health and well-being. We take the time to create a personalized treatment for each patient and we offer a wide range of services. It is our goal to make your visit with us an extremely pleasant one and to send you home with a beautiful and healthy smile.

Our Philosophy Of Patient Care

We’re a patient-driven practice with a range of services under one roof, creating thousands of healthy, beautiful smiles. Personalized care is how we treat our patients.

Excellent Service

It’s always the ‘patient first’. We are dedicated to patient satisfaction, value and convenience. We aim to understand our patients and their oral care needs with friendly, gentle, caring, convenient, dental care for the entire family.

Trusted Technology

With the use of traditional as well as the latest equipment and technology, our patients enjoy a higher level of dental care. Silhavy Creek Family Dental is committed to providing quality care while making you comfortable and at ease.


Our team stays on top of their specialty with continued education, colleague interaction and participation as members in professional associations.

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    Dr. John Gutterman

    Born and raised in Indiana, Dr. John Gutterman first attended Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana. After graduating Summa Cum Laude, Dr. Gutterman then attended Indiana University School of Dentistry where he earned his D.D.S. 

    Dr. Gutterman enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a focus on implant dentistry, dentures, and root canals.  Continuing education is a top priority for Dr. Gutterman as he strives to provide the best care for patients.  In addition to working in the dental office, Dr. Gutterman is active with the Indiana National Guard as a Captain and Army Dentist. 

    When out of the office, Dr. Gutterman enjoys time with his dog, Annie, attending hockey and cheerleading events with his two children, and loves a good family movie night.  

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    Dr. Virgil Lungu , B.H., D.D.S.

    Dr. Virgil Lungu B.H., D.D.S. attended Wabash College. Dr. Lungu then attended Tufts US for an internship and McCracken University to learn his specialty in Implants. Dr. Lungu is committed to ongoing education, training, and professional memberships. His extended interest lies in wisdom teeth and implants.  

    Among the day to day, Dr. Lungu enjoys being able to help patients achieve relief from painful dental issues, as well as restoring healthy smiles. 

    Dr. Lungu is committed to providing best-in-class patient care as the foundation of our family practice. He engages, connects, and builds trustworthy relationships that extend beyond the chair. It is that approach that he believes sets our team apart – empathy throughout the patient care journey.  

    When Dr. Lungu is not in the office creating beautiful smiles, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as playing Halo online. He is also fluent in Romanian.