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Pure Zen Dentistry

Meet the Team at Pure Zen Dentistry

Dr. Eric Hein

Dr. Hein is a Bloomington native, a graduate of Bloomington South High School, and the Indiana University School of Dentistry. For the last 20 years he has lived in Valparaiso where he was a partner in a large practice. South central Indiana has always held a special place in his heart and with his children grown, he decided to take the leap and relocate here. Dr. Hein is excited for the future of Pure Zen Dentistry. His goal to provide our patients the utmost dental care in a relaxing and fun enviroment.  Dr. Hein furthers his dental education by regularly attending continuing education courses in cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry.

Member of American Dental Association
Member of Indiana Dental Association
 

Dr. Nell Thompson

Dr. Thompson has been in dentistry for 35 years. She started her career as an expanded dental assistant in 1986, then as a hygienist in 1991 and completed the circle when she graduated dental school in 1999. Prior to joining our practice, Dr. Thompson was a partner in a large office in Franklin, Indiana. 

 

She enjoys getting to know her patients and taking the time to listen to their concerns to find mutually agreeable solutions for her patients dental needs.

 

Outside of the office Dr. Thompson is an empty nester with two grown children.  She enjoys playing with her 3 silly toy poodles, gardening, cooking, reading, and is beginning to start short travel adventures in an RV to interesting locations.

 

Member of American Dental Association
Member of Indiana Dental Association
 

Dr. Krithika Rajkumar

Dr. Krithika Rajkumar is a specialist in periodontics and implantology. She specializes in treatment of gum disease including cosmetic procedures to aesthetically enhance your smile, as well as dental implants that can replace single or multiple missing teeth.

Dr. Rajkumar earned her degree in Periodontics and certification in I.V sedation at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr.Rajkumar holds Diplomate status with the Board of Periodontology.

When she’s not creating healthier smiles, Dr.Rajkumar is spending time with her family. Her husband, Senthil is an engineer and the couple have two children, Srishti and Siddhee.

Memberships:

  • American Dental Association

  • American Academy of Periodontology

  • International Team for Oral Implantology (ITI)

  • Indianapolis District Dental Society

  • Indiana Dental Association

  • The American Association for Women Dentists

Awards and Honors

  • Board Certified, American Board of Periodontology

  • Certified in I.V. conscious sedation

  • Volpe Research Competition- honorable mention 2015

  • Delta Dental Research Award-2014

Marcy

Practice Manager

Marcy is our Practice Manager and has been with the office for more than 10 years.  Her advanced knowledge of every aspect of the dental office enables her to provide guidance for both our patients and the practice. A firm believer in knowledge is power, she is more than happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Marcy started her career in dentistry more than 25 years ago as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant so don’t be surprised if you find her chairside assisting the doctor.

Married with 3 (almost) grown children, Marcy and her husband, Duane, enjoy traveling to new and exciting locations every opportunity they get!

 

Jazzmine

Patient Coordinator

Jazzmine is our patient coordinator. She is the first person you will talk to when you call us and her smiling face will greet you when you enter the office! She is happy to assist anyway she can to ensure your experience in our office is top notch!

Originally from Texas, she is enjoying experiencing the four seasons Indiana has to offer!  A recent newlywed, Jazzmine enjoys spending time with her husband exploring and learning about the Indianapolis area. 

Laura

EFDA

Laura is our Expanded Functions Assistant. With more than 5 years of service, she has become an invaluable member of our team. Her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable during their visit. Laura truly enjoys her career and her favorite part of dentistry is seeing the results that cosmetic dentistry can do for her patients.

She was born in California but raised in Indianapolis. Laura is fluent in Spanish and outside of work she enjoys watching movies, photography, and traveling. She loves dogs, specifically her Shar Peis Gino and Mochi. You can follow their adventures on Instagram @ginoandmochi!

Kristin

LDH

Kristin is one of our rock star hygienists and has been with the practice for more than 7 years. In fact, she has a strong patient fan following!  She enjoys building long lasting relationships with each of her patients. She revels in educating patient on their oral health and helping them maintain it. She graduated from the IUN Dental Hygiene Program in 2010 with the Rebekah Fisk Memorial Award. 

In her spare time, Kristin keeps busy chasing after her toddler and two dogs. She is also a DIY aficionado and has completed multiple huge renovations. Ask her what projects she's tackling, the next time you are in her chair!

Angelique

LDH

Angelique puts the Zen in our hygiene department! An Indy native with two grown children, she earned her dental hygiene associate degree and public health BS degree at Indiana University School of Dentistry. She has been in private practice since 2004. 

When she isn't in the dental office, Angelique is a 500RYT yoga instructor. She teaches group yoga classes, leads yoga teacher training and offers Thai massage. It's not uncommon for her to treat her patients to a gentle head and neck massage after a long procedure

A healthy smile is just a click away.
"Friendly and Professional!" - Eric R.

Everyone I dealt with recently at Pure Zen including Dr. Hein, Marcy, Laura, and Kamryn were friendly and professional and really cared about my care. They are a great team and I would highly recommend them!

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