Born in El Salvador, Central America, her family immigrated to the United States in 1970 to San Francisco, California. In 1979 the family moved again to East Chicago, Indiana. She graduated from Purdue University in 1992 with Bachelors in Biology & Chemistry. She graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry at IUPUI 1996.
In 2002 Dr. Celis established her own practice in South Bend, Indiana providing comprehensive dental care to the community. Her practice also sees patients with a variety of special needs and language barriers. Dr. Celis is bi-lingual speaking English and Spanish languages fluently. By building strong relationships with her patients she hopes to communicate the importance of dental health.
She has been an active member of the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Association and North Central Dental Association since 1998. A Past President of North Central Dental Association from 2010-2011, she has served as the Chair of Communications Council for the Indiana Dental Association and continues advocacy for her dental association.
Dr. Celis also serves on the IUSB Dental School Advisory board since 2010. In 2011 she was accepted in the Pierre Fauchard Dental Society . October of 2012, she was inducted in the International College of Dentistry at the Annual American Dental Association session in San Francisco. Dr. Celis was also recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Dentists in Washington DC in October 2015 and now serves as the Indiana Section Chair for American College of Dentists.
In addition to her formal training, Dr. Celis has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education over the past years. Dr. Celis prides herself on continuing her education to provide the best dental care to her patients. She has many years experience in general and cosmetic dentistry as well as with dentures and other areas of prosthodontics.
An accomplished artist and photographer, Dr. Celis enjoys painting and photographing everything from beautiful flowers to motorcycle trials. She has lived in South Bend, Indiana for over fifteen years with her husband Mont and their two dogs.
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