Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
Steven C. Salkeld, DDS
Dr. Salkeld was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN. He attended Northrop High School then pursued higher education at DePauw University and Indiana University School of Dentistry. He graduated in 1991. Dr. Salkeld practiced dentistry in the Fort Wayne, IN, Noblesville, IN, Phoenix, AZ and now back in Fort Wayne.
He is a general dentist and enjoys Dentures and Crowns and Bridges, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and Implant Dentistry.
He is committed to bringing the very best dentistry has to offer to his patients. This commitment is evident in his pursuit of higher education in the field of Dental Implants. This Advanced Implant Training has prepared Dr. Salkeld for the placement and restoration of Dental Implants. He is a 1998 graduate of the Misch International Implant Institute. In March 2005, Dr. Salkeld received his Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).
Dr. Salkeld is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and Isaac Knapp District Dental Society (IKDDS). He serves as an Alternate Delegate to the IDA House of Delegates and the Board of IKDDS.
He is married to his wife - Erin. He is very active outdoors and enjoys motorcycles, hockey and spending time with his family. In his spare time, he is also a USA Hockey Official, ref'ing local and regional games.
Together they have two sons named Connor and Carson. Erin enjoys her dogs, is a passionate horse lover and dabbles in the dog grooming business. Connor operates CJ Stables, LLC and farms hay and Carson plays travel hockey and golf. They enjoy horses, motorcycles, swimming and any and all outdoor activities.
Joshua C Bertsch, DMD
Dr. Bertsch grew up in Granger, Indiana. He completed his undergraduate and masters at Ball State University, obtaining a degree in Biology and Physiology. He then moved to Louisville, Kentucky to attend the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
He is a general dentist that enjoys doing fillings, crowns and bridges, root canal therapy, oral surgery, and complete or partial dentures. Dr. Bertsch is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, the Young Dentist Committee, and the local Issac Knapp Dental Society.
Dr. Bertsch is passionate about offering quality dentistry, committed to helping all his patients enjoy their dental experience, and giving patients all the tools necessary to make informed decisions about their oral health.
He is married to his wife, Brooke, who is a Fort Wayne native. He enjoys camping, biking, playing guitar, kayaking and spending time at the lake. Brooke is an elementary school teacher and also loves the outdoors. They both enjoy spending time with their dog, Indy.