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Dr. Klinger

Dr. James Klinger was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended St. Jude’s Catholic school and graduated from North Side High School. Dr. Klinger received his degree in Biology from Indiana University in 1991. He achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the Indiana School of Dentistry in 1995.

Dr. Klinger is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Indiana Dental Association (IDA) and the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society (IKDDS). He is active with the local dental society and a board member of the Isaac Knapp Foundation. Dr. Klinger participates in a local study club as well as a local component of the Seattle Study Club.

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Meet Dr. Klinger’s Family.....


Amy has been a dental assistant with Dr. Klinger since 1995.  Recently, she has been running the front desk.  Amy grew up in Fort Wayne. She graduated from Bishop Luers and I.P.F.W.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing any card or board game, and playing with her very spoiled dog, “Gigi”.

Dawn has worked with Dr. Klinger since 1995. She is a graduate of New Haven High School and Indiana University-Fort Wayne. She is married and has three children, Taylor, Tori and Blake. In her free time, she enjoys summers at the lake and watching her kids play travel volleyball and baseball.


Susan graduated with a Dental Hygiene degree from Indiana-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, in 1975.  Sue brings a variety of dental experience with her.  She has worked in Periodontal, Orthodontic and General Practice offices.  Sue is married to Jim and loves to walk, and spend time with her family.  She also loves doing genealogy.

Kelly has been with Klinger Family Dentistry since 2005. She has been in dentistry since 1995. She has worked the front desk that whole time and has recently been trained for assisting Dr. Klinger in the clinical area. Her knowledge of the in's and out's of dentistry has been a great asset to the practice! Kelly has been married for 12 years and has one beautiful girl and two wonderful boys; she would do anything for her family. She is so involved with her children and their sports, who needs a hobby?

Audra has worked for Dr. Klinger since 2012. She is a graduate from Snider High School and Indiana University- Fort Wayne. She is married to Anthony, and has two children, Riley and Samuel. She also has a rambunctious lab/border collie mix, named Packer. In her free time, Audra enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Dee has been with Dr. Klinger since the summer of 2011. She was certified at IPFW's Dental Assisting Program. She worked at The Oral Surgeon's office for six years prior to Klinger Family Dentistry. She loves the field of dentistry but before this career, she was a cosmetologist for ten plus years. Starting her family prompted her career change, which she is so grateful for. She is a total "people person". She enjoys talking to and meeting new people. She is very family oriented. She has one son and one daughter whom she adores! She loves being with her loved ones, that's her hobby. She believes reward comes from hard work and dedication.

Angie graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 2001. She has been with Klinger Family Dentistry since the beginning of 2013. She has been married since 1999 and has four very active boys!! Kaleb, Korban, Keaton and Kamden are all very involved in sports and keep her hopping! In her free time she enjoys watching her boys play travel sports and spending time with her family and friends. She values her faith and family.

Michelle has been with Klinger Family Dentistry since 2012. She has been in dentistry since 1985. She is a graduate of Homestead High School and Indiana -Purdue Fort Wayne . Michelle and her husband have 5 children between them, and 1 grandson. She is recently adjusting to the "empty nest" and is looking forward to what the future holds for her.


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