About Your Dentist
"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." - Thich Nhat Hanh
"I strive to provide exemplary dental care to my patients in an environment that feels comfortable and fun. It is very important to me to stay up to date on modern advances in dentistry and to continue learning and growing. This gives me the best opportunity to provide the highest quality of care and improve the lives of my patients."
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Indiana University School of Dentistry - Indianapolis, IN
Bachelor of Science
Indiana University-Purdue University - Fort Wayne, IN
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Dr. Friend is an active member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. She is also a Doctor Leadership Participant and an Invisalign Certified Provider.
Life & Hobbies
Dr. Friend has been married to her husband Nicholas for 11 years, and they have one son, Jack. When she isn't practicing dentistry, Dr. Friend enjoys camping with family and friends. She also likes working on a variety of craft projects, including crocheting and quilting.