Meet The Doctor

IDD-Dr-Grider-Homepage-236x212William R. Grider, DDS, FICD, provided high-quality dental care in Kokomo for nearly 30 years until his hometown roots recently drew him back to Indianapolis. Born and raised on the west side, Dr. Grider now resides in Avon. And it’s only fitting that Dr. Grider has a practice right in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. His father worked downtown – right on Monument Circle – not far from his own dentistry practice.

More about Dr. Grider:


  • Local Graduate: Dr. Grider graduated from Ben Davis High School and received both his bachelor’s and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Indiana University.
  • Lifelong Learner: Dr. Grider continues to pursue the latest advancements and treatments in dentistry. In fact, he regularly exceeds the amount of continuing medical education required annually by the state.
  • Community-Focused: In addition to his involvement with professional dental organizations – International College of Dentists, American Dental Association and Indiana Dental Association



    • Soaring to New Heights: As a private pilot, Dr. Grider likes to go full throttle. In 2002, he crossed the North Atlantic setting a world speed record. Additionally, he set speed records with the National Aeronautical Association and Federation Aeronautique Internationale
  • Family Man: Dr. Grider’s greatest passion remains his family. He enjoys time outdoors including camping and hunting with his son, Luke.