Dr. Connie Shim Middleton grew up on the southwest side of Fort Wayne and attended Homestead High School. Dr. Shim continued her education at DePauw University and received her doctorate of dental surgery at Indiana School of Dentistry in 2012. During her time at dental school, she was awarded the Isaac Knapp Dental Education Foundation Scholarship and was on the Indiana University School of Dentistry Dean’s List. She currently serves on the Young Dentist Committee and is a board member on the Issac Knappe District Dental Society Committee. Dr. Shim enjoys working with children and adults. During her free time, she plays tennis and golf and likes spending time with her family.
Our professional staff maintains the highest standards of accreditation and pursues ongoing education courses to keep up with the current trends in dentistry.
Dr. Brendan O'Hara grew up in Fort Wayne and graduated from Homestead High School in 2006. He attended Indiana University and earned a degree in Kinesiology before going on to get his Masters in Biology at IUPUI. Dr. O'Hara went to dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA and returned to Fort Wayne with his wife, Kelly, to practice and raise their family. Dr. O'Hara loves performing all aspects of dentistry including root canal therapy, implants and cosmetic restorations. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, running, spending time with his family and volunteering at Matthew 25. Dr. O'Hara is a member of the AGD, ADA, IDA and Isaac Knapp Dental Society.
Dr. Charles H. Middleton grew up in Fort Wayne and attended Elmhurst High School. After graduating from Ball State University, he continued on to Indiana University School of Dentistry where he graduated at the top of his class in 1982. Dr. Charles Middleton then opened his office in Fort Wayne where he has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Middleton performs cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery and dental implants. He enjoys flying private planes and boating with his family during his free time. His dental expertise and knowledge make him an invaluable part of Middleton Family Dentistry.
Mat grew up 25 minutes south of Fort Wayne and attended Norwell High School. When deciding on a location to practice dentistry, it was important for Mat to be near the family and friends he grew up with as well as to serve and give back to the community that helped raise him. Mat graduated near the top of his class and is educated in the newest techniques in cosmetic, implant, and restorative dentistry. Dr. Mat is co-owner and has been practicing since 2010 after graduating from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He is comfortable with performing root canal therapy, implants, and cosmetic braces. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, running, and golfing.
Dr. Kristen Brunner grew up in Decatur, Indiana just 25 minutes south of Fort Wayne and graduated from Adams Central High School. Dr. Brunner received her Bachelor’s degree at Manchester University and Doctor of Dental Surgery at Indiana University. While in dental school, she received the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award. Dr. Brunner’s professional interests include oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and cosmetic restorations. She is an active member of the ADA, IDA, AGD, and Isaac Knapp Dental Society. In her free time she loves to crochet, read a fiction novel, and volunteer at Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic. Dr. Brunner is excited to be a part of the Middleton Family Dentistry team and looks forward to meeting you