About Dr. Ron Receveur
Dr. Receveur was born and raised in New Albany, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana University Southeast, where he received his undergraduate degree with honors in Chemistry. He earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the Indiana University School of Dentistry and has been providing cutting-edge, compassionate dentistry to Southern Indiana and Greater Louisville residents since 1981. Dr. Receveur participates in extensive continuing education, accruing over 5000 hours of Post Graduate training and completing numerous advanced certifications in Comprehensive Restorative, Implant, Sedation, and Esthetic Dentistry, so he can provide state-of-the-art dentistry to his patients.
Dr. Receveur’s practice focus is on Cosmetic, Sedation and Implant dentistry. He is a “life-time learner”. He is a leader in pursuing advanced post-doctoral education in his field from the best by traveling all over the world and training with the best clinicians. This allows him to perform the latest cutting edge services and treatments by delivering the finest care to his patients in the most comfortable, personalized and caring manner. He pursues approximately 200 hours of post-doctoral CE each year, despite only 16 hours being required per year per Indiana State dental laws.
For many years, Dr. Receveur was a Regional Coordinator with a national practice management group committed to delivering the highest level of care to their patients. He taught other dentists how to improve the quality of all facets of their dental care delivery. He is a speaker for numerous civic, professional and peer groups on topics ranging from Cosmetic and Metal-Free dentistry, management of pain associated with the neck and jaw dysfunction, IV Sedation and Dental Implants.
Aside from being a perfectionist about his work, Dr. Receveur would like to think of himself as a good communicator. “Patients want to be educated about their health care so they can make intelligent decisions. To do that, we have to be good communicators. For nearly 30 years, we’ve strived to help patients understand all of their options and taken pride in offering them practical solutions to their dental problems”. Because of this dedication, Dr. Receveur was voted “BEST DENTIST” four years in a row in a local newspaper opinion poll.
Certified in Oral Sedation, Sedation Solutions (Medically Complex patients) and IV Sedation, Dr. Ron and his staff offer many alternatives to guarantee their patients’ comfort, from the compassionate way they do everything, to the wide range of sedation options.
Flaget High School, Louisville, Kentucky, 1973 Class Salutatorian
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Indiana University, 1977 High Honors
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1981
Dr. Gus Livaditis, Innovator of the Maryland Bridge; He conducted early research with chemical bonding, now used in cosmetic dentistry to bond porcelain veneers, and acrylics. Dr. Receveur is highly experienced providing smile make-overs, having placed porcelain veneers for over 25 years.
Dr. Alan Weinstein, Cincinnati: He did clinical testing to improve the strength, durability and beauty of cosmetic bonding materials. The present day cosmetic dentistry is possible because of this early work.
CEREC training: Computerized CAD-Cam milling of porcelain restorations; Chicago, Illinois
Invisalign certification & Advanced Certification: Toronto, Canada
United States Dental Institute: Two Year Orthodontic, TMJ, Chronic Pain Certificate: Columbus, Ohio
Lumineers by Cerinate (no prep smile makeover with lumineers)
DOCS training. Oral Sedation for the Fearful Patient
Sedation Solutions: DOCS sedation training for Medically Complex patients
Dr. Jack Hahn: Nobel Implant Training; Bone Grafting Training
All-on-4 clinical residency at Malo Clinic, Lisbon, Portugal, Dr. Paulo Malo: World Renown Innovator for All-On-4 Prosthetics; World Leader in Implant field and associated prosthetics.
Dr. Neal Patel; Charlotte, North Carolina; At The Ohio State University Dr. Patel served as the Implant Prosthodontic Fellow and established many of the techniques for Digital Implantology and Prosthetics. He lectures internationally in the fields of 3D-Imaging, Computer Generated Guided Implant Surgery.
Galileos 3D CT scan training: Charlotte, North Carolina; Sirona Dental Systems
CT Scan Radiology and Pathology; Dr. Donald Tyndall, DDS, MSPH, Director of Radiology and Diagnostic Sciences, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
DOCS IV sedation training at Duquesne University associated with the Mylan School of Pharmacy.
Comprehensive Pharmacologic, Emergency Medicine, Airway Management, Cardiac Life Support and Patient Management Training.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Training; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified
How to Perform the Simple Procedures of implant placement and restoration
Course 301: Midwest Implant Institute (MII), Columbus, Ohio
Teamwork for a successful implant office; Course 302: MII, Columbus, Ohio
Sterile technique for Implantology; Protocol and Treatment Planning
Bone Grafting Made Simple; Course 601; MII, Columbus, Ohio
Bone Grafting Materials, membranes, Protein Rich Plasma, Hands-On Surgery
Extern Program (551/552); Comprehensive hands-on implant surgery externship on real patients. Trained under Dr. Duke Heller at prestigious Midwest Implant Institute, one of the early Innovators in Implant Dentistry. (Only 750 doctors worldwide have attained this level of training.)
Technology and Technology Partners:
Digital x-ray Schick Technology & Schick intra-oral camera
Sirona Galileos 3D CT scan – 3D x-rays of head, neck and the oral cavity.
Nobel Guide Procera software for guided (minimally invasive) implant surgeries
CEREC – CAD/CAM technology
Align Technology (Invisalign)
ZOOM – One hour in-office professional whitening as seen on Extreme makeovers.
Lumineers by Cerinate (no prep smile make-over with veneers)