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 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 focusing 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 him 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 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.
Cheryl—Front Office Manager
Cheryl has been with our office for over 30 years. As our office manager, she solves problems you didn’t even know you had! Cheryl loves how our team and patients interact as if they were family. Cheryl enjoys reading, walking, and would love to try skydiving!
Ashley is one of our newest members at Monon Family Dental and she brings a fresh perspective to our practice. 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 fiancé, Garrett, and her Labrador, Bailey.
Barb—Registered Dental Hygienist
Barb has been with our practice for over 25 years and loves giving people the best dental care possible. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education before attending Indiana University School of Dentistry, where she became a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha society. Barb has been married for 28 years and has a son, step-daughter, step-son, and five grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, walking, and hiking.
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.
Tiffany has been an assistant for over 20 years and with our practice for over a decade! Tiffany always knew she wanted to work in the dental field and began her training while still in High School to realize that dream. Tiffany feels fulfilled in her profession as she works hard to make her patients’ lives happier and healthier while having fun with our team. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys doing outdoor activities with her family. She has a husband, a teenage son, and their dog who runs the house.
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 four 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 has worked as a dental assistant for over 10 years. She loves working with an amazing team, and 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 eight-year-old daughter, McKenzie.