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Drs. Papineau and Farthing - Pediatric Dentists in Indianapolis, IN

Dr. Scott Papineau

Dr. Scott Papineau - Pediatric Dentist in Indianapolis, Greenwood and Columbus, IN
Dr. Scott Papineau was born and raised in Kankakee, Illinois. After graduating from high school, Dr. Papineau moved to Indianapolis to attend Butler University where he earned his doctorate of pharmacy degree (PharmD). While at Butler, Dr. Papineau was involved in campus life and ministry activities. He also developed a fanatical love for Butler basketball that continues today.

Dr. Papineau worked as a licensed pharmacist for two years before starting dental school at Indiana University School of Dentistry. After graduation from dental school, Dr. Papineau completed his pediatric dental residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Papineau was honored to be chosen as the first chief resident during his second year of residency training.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital gave Dr. Papineau extensive training in treating infants, children, adolescents, and those with medical special needs. While completing his pediatric dental residency, an emphasis was placed on dental cleanings and restorations, dental emergencies and trauma, oral conscious sedation, IV sedation, and treatment under general anesthesia.

Dr. Papineau is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, and the Indianapolis District Dental Society. Dr. Papineau is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD Board Certified). Because of his unique dual pharmacy and dentistry degrees, Dr. Papineau gives the pharmacology lecture series to the Indiana University/James Whitcomb Riley Children’s Hospital, University of Kentucky, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center pediatric dental residents.

It is Dr. Papineau’s goal to treat each patient as if he were treating his own child. He has two gorgeous daughters, Isabelle and Elliana, and a beautiful wife, Emily. Together, they enjoy being involved in their church, outdoor activities and attending Butler basketball games.

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Dr. Annette Farthing

Dr. Annette Farthing - Pediatric Dentist in Indianapolis, Greenwood and Columbus, IN
Dr. Annette Farthing graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from Indiana University. She attended dental school at Indiana University School of Dentistry and completed her pediatric dental residency at James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children.

Dr. Farthing has had extensive training and over thirty years of experience in treating the dental needs of infants, children and teenagers. She treats healthy children in addition to those with special developmental or medical needs. Dr. Farthing provides care for emergency dental needs and traumatic dental injuries. Monitoring and guiding dental development are part of her area of expertise.

Dr. Farthing is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Indiana Society of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, and the Indianapolis District Dental Society. Dr. Farthing is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD Board Certified). She has been an oral examiner for other pediatric dentists seeking to gain diplomate status with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Farthing has been consistently chosen by her peers as a “Top Dentist” for the Indianapolis Monthly magazine.

Dr. Farthing truly enjoys practicing pediatric dentistry. She derives satisfaction from turning a fearful and apprehensive child into a patient who is excited to come back for another appointment. She is always willing to answer questions and teach preventive dental health practices. She takes great pride in creating and maintaining healthy smiles in a friendly and compassionate environment. Dr. Farthing is happy to welcome new patients to their practice.

Dr. Farthing and her husband have three married children and four grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family, being involved in church activities, cooking and reading.

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