Dental Staff

Dentist in Crawfordsville, IN

All our professionals at Joel S Andre DDS, PC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Joel S. Andre D.D.S.

Dr. Andre was born and raised in Indiana. He graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1983. Dr. Andre started his dental practice in Crawfordsville on February 1, 1984.

Dr. Andre is an active member of:

American Dental Association
Indiana Dental Association
Ben Hur Dental Society
Academy of General Dentistry
International Association for Orthodontics

Our dentist keeps abreast of new technologies in dentistry through continuing education seminars and study groups. He has been and continues to be dedicated to providing the best of his education and experience while providing a comfortable atmosphere, our dentist strives to involve you in your dental care as much as possible, so you can be an active partner in achieving beautiful teeth that will be strong and healthy for life.

Dr. Andre has been a proud member of the State of Indiana National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped since 1993.

In his free time, Dr. Andre enjoys spending time with his wife and children and playing a round of golf. Dr. Andre has been a proud supporter of the community providing time for charity work and financial support.

Dr. Andre is a proud supporter of:

  • Christian Nursing Services
  • Head Start
  • Montgomery County 4-H
  • Junior Miss
  • March of Dimes
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association 
  • Montgomery County Youth Baseball, Soccer, Basketball
  • Wabash College
  • Crawfordsville School Corporation athletic programs, choir, theater newspapers, education, yearbook
  • Southmont & North Montgomery School Corporation athletic programs, yearbook



Office Manager
Dental Radiographer License
CPR Certified / OSHA Certified
HIPPA Compliance Officer

Melissa has been with the practice since 1998. She attended Ivy Tech State Collage where she graduated with a Dental Assisting degree. She is very detail oriented and organized, which helps keep the front office running smoothly. She enjoys interacting with patients and giving them a great experience at every appointment.

In her free time, Melissa enjoys gardening and spending time with her son, Austin.


Certified Dental Assistant / Expanded Duties
Certified CPR / Certified OSHA
Dental Radiographer License
Certification - Coronal Polishing, Application Fluoride

Misty has been working with Dr. Andre for over 20 years. She's happy to have been a part of the team for so long and enjoys working with such a great group of girls. She loves helping patients get the smile they desire and her goal as a dental assistant is to make patients as ease in the office, while helping to provide healthy smiles that last a lifetime.



Certified Dental Assistant / Expanded Duties
Certified CPR / Certified OSHA
Dental Radiographer License
Certification - Coronal Polishing, Application Fluoride

Peb has been in the dental industry for over 30 years. She attended Indiana Vocational Technical College as well as IUPUI. She likes interacting with patients while providing them top notch care.
In her free time she enjoys camping, swimming, motorcycle riding, watching the Indianapolis Colts, spending time with her two daughters, two granddaughters and her dog as well as watching Dale Earnhardt. Jr. Racing NASCAR.



Dental Hygienist

Jody is a 1978 dental hygiene graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry Indianapolis. Being a hygienist for 34 years has allowed her to see many changes in the dental practice. Working in the community you live, allows friendships to be carried through life with patients and their dental care.
When not in the dental setting Jody helps her husband Alan on the family grain farm. They enjoy spending time with their daughter Brooke who lives nearby with her husband and children.



Dental Hygienist

Nicole is 2015 graduate from Indiana University School of Dentistry. She is certified in CPR and local anesthesia.  As a Montgomery county resident, she feels blessed to have the opportunity to work in our community and help patients maintain their oral health. Nicole is happy to be part of such an incredible dental team that works hard to provide their patients with outstanding care.  Nicole lives in Ladoga with her husband, Shawn, and their two children, Kelsey and Hunter.  In her spare time, they enjoy farming, hunting, fishing, 4-H, and spending time with family and friends.