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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

Kimberly Beard, DDS

"My mission is to provide you with dental care of the highest quality - care that helps you live life to the fullest - always with genuine compassion I hope you'll recognize from the start."

My Mission

"To care for my patients in the most compassionate and comprehensive way. To provide high-quality dental care that will exceed my patients' expectations and give them great comfort and satisfaction."

Education

  • Taylor High School - Kokomo, Indiana
  • Ball State University - Muncie, Indiana
  • Indiana University Dental School - Indianapolis, Indiana

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Advanced training in Vizilite Plus, Invisalign, Implant Crowns, Zoom Whitening, PAC Live - Smile Designs

Personal Attention Professional Excellence

"I have worked to build a team of professionals who share my commitment to our patients. I believe you'll appreciate the care they show to you and your family members. We all feel that it is our privilege to help you with this aspect of your health, and we value your trust. Our approach to patient care takes a bit more time and attention than you might expect to get at your dentist's office. However, it's the kind of treatment I feel you deserve, and I wouldn't have it any other way."

Priti Rana, DMD, BDS, Orthodontist

Dr. Priti Rana was born in India and brings over 15 years of varied experience to the practice. After graduating as a dentist from India in 1998 Dr. Rana practiced general dentistry in India and spent a year in Ethiopia on a world health organization mission. She came to the United States in 2000 and received her DMD degree from Boston University in 2004. After practicing dentistry for a few years Dr. Rana completed her specialty training in Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2009.

Dr. Rana is American Board of Orthodontics Board eligible. She holds active memberships in the AAO (American Assocation of Orthodontists), ADA (American Dental Assocoation), IDA (Indiana Dental Association), GLAO (Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists) and IAO (Indiana Association of Orthodontists).

My Mission:

"I want to be known as a definition of patient advocacy who emphatically implements a "patient-first" attitude. I want to ensure every single patient has a comfortable experience during every procedure and is satisfied with the results afterwards."

Education:

  • Certificate in Orthodontics 2009 - University of Nevada Las Vegas, school of dental medicine - Las Vegas, NV
  • DMD 2004 - Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine - Boston, MA
  • BDS 1998 - BVP Dental Collage and Hospital - Pune, India

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships:

  • Advanced Educationin Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics - University of Nevada Las Vegas.
  • Adjunct Research Instructor, Cranio Facial Genetics division, Department of Orthodontics, University of Pacific Dental School, San Francisco, CA.
  • Invisalign Study Club in Indianapolis, IN by invitation only.
  • 2012 Damon Forum in Phoenix, AZ.
  • 2011 AAO Annual Session in Chicago, IL, Orthodonitc continuing education.
  • "Whole arch Distalization" and "Tough impacted cuspids made easy", March 4 2011, Marten House Conference Center, Indianapolis, IN.
  • AAO Annual session, April 30 - May 4 2010, Washington, DC.
  • AAO Annual session, May 2 - 5 2009, Boston, MA.
  • AAO Annual session, May 2008, Denver, CO.
  • Low Force Low-Friction Self-Ligating Brackets, October 17 - 18, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Aesthetic treatment in Orthodontics, October 24 2008, Las Vegas, NV.
  • The Tweed Study Course, September 7 - 18, Tuscan, AZ.
  • Introduction to IBraces, April 3 2008, Las Vegas, NV.

Life & Hobbies:

Dr. Rana currently resides in Carmel, IN with her husband, two boys, and baby girl. She enjoys giving back to the community, participating in community events such as Give Kids a Smile or promoting dental education to school children via presentations and teaching. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Rana enjoys traveling and reading.