Dr. Grant Cleveland, a lifelong Hoosier, is originally from Vincennes, IN. He attended Indiana University Bloomington, where he completed his undergraduate studies in three years. He then graduated from the Indiana University School of Dentistry with distinction, and he has since remained a member of the National Dental Honors Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
Dr. Cleveland has spent the past seven years in private practice in northern Indiana. While he loves providing routine restorative and cosmetic dentistry, he has also spent several years honing his skills for complex surgical and endodontic treatments. Dr. Cleveland employs his passion for dentistry by continuously taking advanced education courses related to implants, endodontics, sleep apnea, and Invisalign®. He is also a member of the Indiana Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Cleveland and his wife, Jaci, are incredibly excited to have moved back to Indianapolis, the city where they originally met, to raise their two children. A sport enthusiast, Dr. Cleveland is a die-hard Colts fan. He also enjoys spending his free time on the lake with his family.
Dr. Allmand attended Wabash College, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa society. He earned his dental degree in 2005 from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Allmand was awarded with a three-year Health Professions scholarship from the United States Air Force and graduated at the top of his class in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH.
Dr. Allmand served as a dentist in the United States Air Force for five years and was deployed to Kyrgyzstan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During his service overseas, he helped build a base dental clinic, where he treated patients from all over the world. Dr. Allmand is a member of the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, and the Indianapolis District Dental Society. Dr. Allmand is passionate about Continuing Education that focuses on Sleep Apnea, Invisalign orthodontics, and Digital Dentistry.
Dr. Allmand’s goal as a dentist is to provide the highest level of clinical care while listening to the patient’s concerns. The best treatment is a balance that achieves both the patient’s and the doctor’s goals. Dr. Allmand met his wife, Suzanne, when they both were in dental school. They have a five-year-old daughter and a four-year-old daughter that keep them very busy! Dr. Allmand enjoys golfing, biking, and has recently taken up photography.
Dr. Carlson received both his Doctor of Dental Surgery and Master of Science in Dentistry degrees from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He now works as a full-time professor at IUSD, and he is the director of one of the university’s Comprehensive Care dental clinics.
Both at the university and in private practice, Dr. Carlson is passionate about adult preventative, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. He is also dedicated to working with Invisalign orthodontics. He has been active on the executive boards of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, the Indianapolis District Dental Society, and the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators.
In their spare time, the Carlsons enjoy traveling, hiking, kayaking, bicycling, and taking trips on their motorcycle. Dr. and Mrs. Carlson served at a dental mission clinic in Haiti for two years before their children were born. They have also accompanied teams of dental students to parts of Ecuador and Haiti to provide care to underserved patients.
Meet Our Team
Our dentists in Indianapolis, Indiana, are happy to work with an upbeat, friendly dental team. Come and meet the members of Monon Family Dental who care for your family’s smiles.
Ashley — Scheduling Coordinator
Ashley brings a fresh perspective to Monon Family Dental. She graduated from Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis with a bachelor’s degree in general studies. Ashley loves interacting with our patients and being a part of a team-oriented environment every day. She enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family and friends, going to wineries, and taking walks with her husband, Garrett, and her Labrador, Bailey.
Sharon — Registered Dental Hygienist
Sharon’s love for learning and people are the driving forces that have motivated her for the past 19 years at our practice! She attended Purdue University, was on the Dean’s List at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, and was also a co-leader in the Dental Hygiene department at the Colorado Department of Health. She loves how our dentists and team feel like family and are committed to providing high-quality dentistry. Sharon and her husband, Mike, have a daughter named Chloe and a dog named Charlie.
Jessika — Registered Dental Hygienist
Jessika attended Indiana University School of Dentistry to earn her dental hygiene education. She always tries her best to keep a positive attitude so patients will look forward to their appointments. Jessika loves how everyone here is a true team, always ready to help and make each other laugh. In her free time, she enjoys working out, running on the Monon trail, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Erin — Registered Dental Hygienist
Erin has been a hygienist in our practice for the past 5 years. Erin loves working with patients to create a healthy smile built on education, experience, and excellence! Erin lives in Fishers with her husband, Ryan; their daughter; and their dog, Abbi Sue. She enjoys spending her free time outdoors with her family.
Tara — Dental Assistant
Tara always does her best in getting to know our patients and making sure they are as comfortable as possible. Tara has been with our practice for six years and loves working with our awesome team. Tara and her husband have a son and a dog. In her spare time, she loves baking, gardening, enjoying the outdoors, and watching sports.
Jackie — Dental Assistant
Jackie has worked as a dental assistant for over 10 years. She loves working with an amazing team, and she loves how dedicated they all are in what they do day to day. Jackie enjoys dancing, shopping, and hanging out with her friends and family, including her eleven-year-old daughter, McKenzie.
Rachel — New Patient Coordinator/Marketing Director
Rachel joins us with 10 years of experience in the dental field and is a 2007 graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry Dental Assisting and Expanded Functions Program. Rachel is the New Patient Coordinator and Marketing Director for the office. She genuinely enjoys establishing relationships with our patients and strives to make sure that every aspect of being a new patient at Monon Family Dental is pleasant and seamless. In Rachel’s free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her fiancé, Tony, and their 3 children. They look forward to welcoming a new baby girl to the family in early November.
Lauren — Insurance and Billing Coordinator
Lauren joins us with 2 years of dental experience, and we are happy to have her as our Insurance and Billing Coordinator. Lauren and her husband, Cody, were married September 2017, and they have a puppy, Tippin, and one bunny named Waitress. Lauren’s step-son, Gavin, will celebrate his ninth birthday in March 2018. In Lauren’s free time, she enjoys photography, music shows, and working promotional events.