Our doctors focus on quality, not quantity, and spend time to get to know you. We’ve found that building personal relationships helps us to truly understand the concerns of our patients and address those concerns with compassion and respect.
Dr. Ann Bonness
Originally from Clinton, Indiana, Dr. Ann Bonness graduated from South Vermillion High before going on to study biology at Indiana University in Bloomington. She graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2002.
After graduation, she spent a few months as a mobile dentist providing dental care for IPS students. She worked as an associate dentist for Dr. G. Thomas Cloyd in Clinton until 2011 while also working at Bonness Family Dentistry since the Camby practice opened in 2002. In 2012, she started working with Dr. Robert Morris in Terre Haute, and worked with him and his wife Elsa until his death in 2015. Although Dr. Morris is greatly missed, the Bonnesses feel blessed to continue providing dental care for his wonderful patients in the Terre Haute, Indiana office.
Dr Annie is a member of the Western Indianapolis District Dental Society, the Indiana Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. Dr. Annie believes in being involved in the community through participation in area health fairs, donating dental supplies to local and national charities, and speaking about dental health to area schools. She has a passion for people and loves being able to help patients reach their dental potential.
Dr. Annie is married to Dr. Richard Bonness, and they have two children, Andrew and Grace. She always has a book with her and enjoys reading all types of literature. When she’s not reading, she also bakes, enjoys working out, and spends time with her kids riding bikes, playing games, or just hanging out.
Originally from Clinton, Dr. Richard Bonness graduated from South Vermillion High School before going on to attend Indiana University, where he earned his BS in Biochemistry. He graduated from the IU School of Dentistry in 2000. Throughout 2001, he served as an associate dentist in northeast and south Indianapolis before opening his own Camby dental office in 2002.
Dr. Bonness is an active member of several prominent organizations, including the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, the Indianapolis District Dental Society, and the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. Likewise, he has also been the recipient of several awards and honors. At Indiana University, he was a distinguished graduate and an inductee of Phi Beta Kappa. He was also a National Board of Dental Examiners medalist and has contributed to research on porphyromonas gingivalis.
Because Dr. Bonness knows what it’s like to be a patient, he strives to make everyone who comes through our door feel welcome. He’s also deeply concerned with helping our patients understand their oral health.
Outside of work, Dr. Bonness enjoys travelling, fishing, and tinkering with computers and boats.