AboutOptim Dental

Optim Dental is always welcoming new patients and provide the best dental care possible and make you a part of our dental family.  Please visit our web site to know more about our specials and office locations.  You can find information about our staff, our doctors, and the procedures and services that we offer.

We serve patients with personalized dental treatment and advanced, professional dental care. Distinguished by genuinely caring dental staff and dental assistants, we have a warm, welcoming environment to help you achieve a healthy, natural and beautiful smile.

Everyone on our team is a people-person. Each of us thrives on the relationships that we develop with our patients. It’s a pleasure to spend our days helping patients get the smile they’ve always wanted. We’d love to do the same for you!

If you have any questions please call any one of our office locations in the Illinois area.

Dr. Prasada Sanku DDS

Dr. Prasada Sanku DDS

Hello All, This is Dr. Sanku, your go to Dentist at Optim Dental, Terre Haute, Indiana. I am passionate about teeth, because of my own experiences with them. I attended dental school in India and New York University College of Dentistry In the United States. Aftering graduating from dental school, I continued my education learning 3D CT , Same day crowns (Cerec) - all four levels of mastery; Q marathon for free hand implant placement; Basic Straight Wire Orthodontics to diagnose and treat simple orthodontic cases using Straight wire orthodontics and Invisalign. I have been with Optim Dental LLC from day one and I am proud to see it grow and cater to the dental needs of patients in and around Terre Haute, South West Indiana and the state of Illinois. I am a member of Indiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of GP Orthodontics and accredited by Invisalign as a provider. Apart from dentistry, I appreciate family time with my wife Jyotsna, the love of my life for the last fourteen years, and my daughter Tanvi and son Havish. I love to spend time with family and friends, try different cuisines and explore places.

Experienced Dentists And Friendly Staff

Our staff is a group of highly dedicated individuals that work as a team from the moment our patient walks in until the moment our patient leaves. Our staff ensures that all our patients feel comfortable and at ease through exceptional teamwork and an individual approach to the needs of each and every patient.


Dental Assistant

Trista joined the Optim Dental team in January 2019, as a Dental Assistant. She enjoys her job, and my coworkers. Prior to becoming a Dental Assistant Trista was a Certified Nursing Assistant for 6 years, where she worked in long term care. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter in the beautiful outdoors. Trista and her daughter both love to travel and see new things!


Expanded Functions Dental Assistant / Office Manager

Sherlyn has been with the office since 2017. She is a Terre haute native who graduated from the Indianapolis dental assisting school. She loves using her vast knowledge of dentistry and dental insurance to assist patients. She is always ready and willing to help and is an invaluable asset to our office. Don’t be surprised if she greets you by name when you’re in the office. She works hard to assure that things run seamlessly, and our patients and staff members are happy. Outside of work, Sherlyn enjoys hiking, horseback riding, gardening, spending time with her husband and their five children.


Dental Assistant /Patient Coordinator

Nicole graduated from Terre Haute Dental Assistant School but has expanded her knowledge to many aspects of the office. She now enjoys welcoming each and every patient to our office. As patient coordinator her goal is to make you feel comfortable and help you understand your options when it comes to your dental treatment. In her free time Nicole likes to go hiking, spend time with her family, and curl up with a good book.


Patient Coordinator

Krystine has been the front desk receptionist for Optim Dental in Terre Haute Since August 2019. She is eager to welcome all of our patients with a smile . She enjoys helping the other employees in the office, as well as helping the patients with whatever questions they may have. She loves learning new things about the dental field everyday in the office from the other assistants and the Doctor. She graduated from North Vigo High School in 2010. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She loves outdoor activities such as camping, fishing and going to museums and zoo's. She also loves to sew and make hand made crafts!


Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Kayla went to a dental assisting school at Caris College in Jeffersonville,IN receiving her Expanded Functions Dental Assisting License. She began working Optim Dental two years ago as an expanded functions assistant and grew to become the lead dental assistant .Seeing the office continue to grow makes her feel like we are accomplishing something bigger than just our office. Giving the community the knowledge and confidence in their smiles is what makes her so proud to be part of a great team.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Kaitlyn is our newest member to the Terre Haute team. She has several years of experience in the dental field and has worked for many years as a Receptionist and Dental Assistant side-by-side with her father. She is a graduate from Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend, IN with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Kaitlyn has been fascinated with teeth ever since she was a child. She enjoys educating her patients about the benefits of good oral health care. In her free time, Kaitlyn loves going on trips with her family to Disney World, enjoys reading to further her education, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and three fur babies.