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Experienced Dentists in Terre Haute, Indiana

Gregory D. Jennings DDS in Terre Haute, Indiana, is pleased to be the home of your local dentist, Lester L. Tyler, D.D.S. To learn more about Dr. Tyler and his colleague, Gregory D. Jennings, D.D.S., please read more here or contact us.
 

Gregory D. Jennings, D.D.S.

Dr. Jennings was born and raised in Terre Haute. He earned his Bachelor of Science, or Life's, degree from Indiana State University in 1981. He attended Indiana University School of Dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental of Surgery degree in 1985. He practiced as an associate dentist with Tri-State Family Dental Center in Evansville, Indiana, for two years.
In the summer of 1987, Dr. Jennings joined Dr. J.P. Farmer, where they formed the current Wabash Valley Dental Group. Farmer's father, Horace, originally started this practice in 1938. This makes Wabash Valley Dental Group one of the oldest continuous practices in the county.
Dr. Jennings is an active member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and the Western Indiana Dental Association. He is also a member of the Paragon Management Study Club. He was also a former extramural instructor with Indiana University School of Dentistry and past president of the local chapter dental society (WIDS).

Family and Interests

He is the team dentist for Indiana State University Men's and Women's Athletics program. In addition, he covers for the Indianapolis Colts football team during summer training camp at Rose Hulman.
Dr. Jennings is married to his wife, Janice, and has three children, his twin daughters Alexandra and Jordan, and a son, John. He is an avid sports fan, both playing and as a spectator.
 

Lester L. Tyler, D.D.S.

Dr. Tyler was born in Lebanon, Indiana, on November 9, 1947, the oldest child of William and Rosemary Tyler. He has one younger sister, Pam, who has two daughters. He lived in Clermont, Indiana, until his junior year in high school when his family moved to Brownsburg where he graduated in 1966, the president of his class.
Dr. Tyler attended Indiana University in Bloomington from 1966–1970. He graduated from I.U. in 1970 with an A.B. degree in Zoology. He went on to attend I.U. School of Dentistry and graduated in 1974 with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
He started his own dental practice in October of 1974 in the C & E Pharmacy Building, which later became Toler Pharmacy and what is now Avon Sports Apparel. There, he practiced until March of 1996 when he opened a new office at Prestwick Pointe. In December 1999, he sold his private practice and continued working there until November of 2001.
He left his practice in Avon and began his association with Mobile Dental Services, Inc., providing much needed dental care for patients in nursing homes. In February of 2002, he also began an association with the Wabash Valley Dental Group. In the September of 2006 he joined Emergency Dental Services of Indianapolis.
He finds both of these working environments very rewarding and satisfying. In the last 29 years, he has attended over 350 hours of continuing education courses on a wide variety of topics to stay current.

Family and Interests

He has two sons in high school, Alex and Austin. Both attend Avon schools. His interests include playing tennis, gardening, fantasy baseball, crosswords and playing chess and bridge on the computer.
For over 16 years, he has sponsored teams in A.J.A.A. Dr. Tyler and his family have hosted foreign exchange students through A.I.S.E on five different occasions.
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