Dr. Kurt A. Rupenthal, DDS


Dr. Kurt A. Rupenthal is a one-of-a-kind dentist, just ask any of his many patients and you will learn he is caring, compassionate, and always looking for ways to improve the practice. For more than 30 years, Dr. Rupenthal has been practicing dentistry in Carmel, Indiana, bringing his Wabash College biology degree (1981) and Indiana University School of Dentistry (1985) expertise to the forefront of every appointment. He is also a graduate of Dawson Academy and a member of Spear Study Club.

Patients always feel at ease when they come see Dr. Rupenthal. His conservative care paired with much-appreciated attention to detail keeps them coming back.

Dr. Rupenthal's care and consistency can help you to remain proactive in dealing with dental health. We consistently hear that our patients look forward to coming to see Dr. Rupenthal, whether they’re visiting for a regular cleaning or dental implants.

Always excited and eager to learn more about the ever-changing field of dentistry, Dr. Rupenthal is committed to continuing his education. If you ask him, he’ll tell you he’s a “continuing education junkie.” He logs 75+ hours each year to expanding his knowledge and keeping up with the latest and greatest methods, milestones, and medical achievements in the world of dentistry. His devotion to dentistry means every patient will have an educated and encouraging experience.

Raised on the West Side of Indianapolis, Dr. Rupenthal was a student at Ben Davis High School. He is married to Kathy, the warm and welcoming face patients first see at the practice’s front desk when they come in for their dental appointments. The couple are the proud parents of three sons.

Dr. Rupenthal is filled with Carmel pride. His selfless service to the local community extends well beyond dentistry, as he is the proud Parade Marshal of The Carmel Fest 4th of July Parade. Fans, friends, patients, and staff adore seeing the doctor celebrate with Carmel spirit. He was also named Rotarian of the Year. Along with community-based involvement, Dr. Rupenthal is often geared-up for the great outdoors, be it a day of hiking, a weekend camping trip, or taking exciting adventure-seeking vacations. When he is not aiming for an adrenaline rush, you’ll likely find Dr. Rupenthal tending to his garden or restoring his ‘56 MGA.


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