Looking for quality dental care in Wabash? At LADD, we are proud to provide truly comprehensive dental care. Having six officesin a centralized area allows us the ability to provide care for our patients that most dental offices simply can't. Our team of general dentists and dental specialists work together to provide the gold standard in dental care!
Dr. Tara Emerick is board certified in orthodontics and specializes in braces and Invisalign treatment. She completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned her DDS degree from IU School of Dentistry. After dental school, she completed her three-year residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and received her certificate in orthodontics and MS in oral sciences! She is experienced in early diagnosis and treatment planning, adult ortho, interdisciplinary dentistry, Invisalign, orthognathic surgery cases, and the newest ortho technologies! She is a member of the American Dental Association, as well as the American Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Emerick absolutely loves creating beautiful smiles for all her patients! On a personal note, she and her husband, Jonathan, are happy to be moving back to Indiana, and they are in the process of adopting a puppy! Give our quality orthodontics team a call today, and start smiling with confidence!
Dr. Au-Yeung, DDS, MSD, was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Au-Yeung and his wife moved to Indiana several years ago and have three children. They love the outdoors, especially snowboarding! Since moving to Indiana, they also enjoy exploring all Indiana has to offer. Dr. Jasonis a dental specialist, who is specialized in dental implants. He received his bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University in Canada. He attended dental school at The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He did his perio specialty residency training at Indiana University School of Dentistry with his Masters of Science research focusing on dental implant surface technology. Dr. Jason is a member of the Indiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Indiana Society of Periodontists, Midwest Society of Periodontists, Implant Restorative Study Club, and he is a board certified Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. Jason enjoys learning about nutrition and finding ways to incorporate healthy options into his family’s meals. He is a self-trained home chef and he loves to learn new culinary skills and make healthy and delicious food. When it comes to dentistry Dr. Jason loves being able to help his patients look and feel good about themselves and to be healthy. He likes educating them about oral and overall health, and how he can help them to achieve their goals. When Dr. Jason has a patient in his chair, they are his number one priority and he strives to truly listen and resolve their dental issues. He hopes to achieve a relaxed experience for his patients by providing them with sedation options such as IV sedation so that their experience is as anxiety free as possible.
Dr. Conkin received his dental degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Memphis, Tennessee. Upon graduation, he began a career in the United States Navy and completed a general practice residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He practiced as a general dentist for the next two years, serving with and caring for Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He deployed to Iraq with the Marines in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dr. Conkin completed an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the National Capitol Consortium (National Naval Medical Center/ Walter Reed Army Medical Center) in Bethesda, Maryland/ Washington DC. While in residency, he was privileged to care for our sailors, soldiers, airmen, and marines injured during combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. He rotated at multiple hospitals including the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Washington Hospital Center, and the aforementioned training hospitals. This allowed Dr. Conkin to operate with many world experts on various aspects of oral surgery, head and neck pathology, maxillofacial reconstruction, and facial cosmetic surgery and utilize this knowledge in all aspects of his surgical practice today.