Meet The Team


Dr. Dirk A. Sterley

Dr. Sterley earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington in 1973, and graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis in 1976. He is a career long member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association, and Indianapolis District Dental Association.

Dr. Sterley practices dentistry in a sensible, non-aggressive manner, taking into consideration each patients' needs and desires when establishing a restorative treatment plan. He works closely with the most skilled, board certified dental specialists in the field of endodontics (root canals), periodontists (gum specialists), oral surgery, orthodontics and certified dental laboratory technicians to achieve ideal functional and esthetic results.

He and his wife, Sally, a retired dental hygienist, have two grown children and four grandchildren.


Periodontal health education, maintenance, and oral cancer screening are a high priority in maintaining the overall health and well being of our patients. Our dental hygiene staff consists of four experienced, licensed hygienists who have been in our practice for many years. Judy, who oversees our hygiene program has been on staff for 31 years, Nancy, 23 years, and Susy, 15 years.

Our administrative staff will assist you upon arrival. Pam is our reception and accounts manager for the past 7 years. Kelly has been our office operations manager and dental assistant for the past 15 years.  Both are well versed in maximizing your dental insurance benefits. Collectively, our entire staff will make every effort to make your dental visits in our office pleasant.