Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Dentistry by April Detar, Your Dentist in State College, PA

Our Mission…To excel as the most comprehensive dental office in our local community, giving our patients exclusive attention with the doctor and hygienist, striving to foster patient relationships based on mutual trust. Our team will work together to run an efficient practice considerate of our patient’s individual needs and concerns, designing the best treatment options for our patients. We believe education is important for our patients to achieve and maintain total oral health, with added benefits of cosmetic procedures to improve their appearance. We strive to stay on cutting edge of technology by continually attending higher educational classes at the world’s most premier post-dental education institutes for advanced learning, allowing our team to offer patients specialty services in the comfort of our dental chairs.


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Meet Our Team

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  • Dr. April Detar

    Dr. April Detar graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and a minor in psychology. She went on to receive a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine


  • Tonya
    Dental Assistant

    Tonya grew up in the pleasant gap area with her parents and 3 older sisters. She is a 2015 graduate of Bellefonte area high school. She also attended the Central Pennsylvania institute of science


  • Mindy
    Front Office Assistant

    Melinda graduated from McCann School of Business and Technology in 2002 with an associates degree in Business Administration and a Major in Accounting.


  • Angela
    Office Manager

    Angela has been in the dental profession for over 15 years. She is a member of the American Association of Dental Managers and is Dr. Detar’s left hand (she is left-handed afterall!). 



Check out our patient reviews--we love to hear from you!

    Dr. Detar has provided excellent care for me from fillings to an implant. She is skilled in the procedures she performs. Her pleasant personality makes me feel comfortable each time I visit her office.

    As my dentist, Dr. Detar uses the latest technology. She is knowledgeable and professional. Her support staff is exceptional.

    Wonderful, energetic staff that delivers high quality results!A dentist office with a warm atmosphere!

    I love this place! Everyone is so nice and really good at their job. They also pay attention to their patients. They are very accommodating to everyone schedules 5-star rating ★★★★★

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8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm