Dr. Ladd founded Ladd Dental Group in Kokomo, Indiana back in 1979. Since Ladd Dental Group's inception, they have grown to over six general dentistry locations, two orthodontic practices, an oral surgery center, and provide comprehensive dental care to all of their patients. Dr. Ladd was born at St. Joe Hospital and raised in Miami County, IN. John enjoys reading, fishing, & going to the gym. He is married to his wife Tisa who is also a dentist. Together they have four children, two sons, and two daughters. What Dr. John loves most about dentistry is visiting with the patients and seeing a beautiful end result. He believes that everyone is unique and deserves the best care he can provide. Dr. Ladd currently works out of our Ladd Dental Group of Wabash office, so to schedule an appointment with him, please call our Wabash locations at (260) 225-0527. Dr. Ladd is also an active member of the IDA and the ADA. He attended IU Bloomington & IU Kokomo before graduating from the Indiana University School of Dentistry!
Dr. Lauren Griebenow (formerly Groothuis) married her high school sweetheart in September 2018. She and her husband recently moved back to their hometown, Russiaville, to be close to family and enjoy a quiet lifestyle in the country. Dr. “G" graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry in the top of her class in 2018. She is a member of the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an organization that recognizes students in the top 12% who also demonstrate exemplary traits of character and professionalism. Dr. G has been on several outreach trips to provide free dental care for underserved communities in the mountains of Ecuador, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, and here in Indiana Dr. G stresses the importance of preventive care and includes the latest, conservative treatment options as part of her philosophy. Give our exceptional dentist in Wabash a call today and experience the LADD Dental difference!
Dr. Brittany Curnutt is extremely excited to be a member of LADD Dental Group! Her goal is to make patients feel comfortable during their visits while also motivating them to play an active role in their oral and dental health. Dr. Curnutt wants to help patients feel confident in their smiles. She grew up in Westfield, Indiana, where she is a graduate of Westfield High School. She then graduated from DePauw University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry in 2010. Dr. Curnutt is a graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry, where she graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2014. During her time at IUSD, Dr. Curnutt volunteered at the Student Outreach Clinic, which provided free dental care to an under-served population in Indianapolis. Additionally, she was a member of Kid's Club, which provided dental health education and screenings to children in the Indianapolis area. Dr. Curnutt is a member of the Indiana Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Indianapolis District Dental Society. Dr. Curnutt has attended several continuing education classes in order to remain knowledgeable about new technology and advancements in the dental profession. Her most recent continuing education experience included a visit to Glasgow, Scotland to attend the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry convention. Dr. Curnutt also earned certification to provide clear braces to patients using Six Month Smiles. During her free time, Dr. Curnutt enjoys going to sporting events, listening to live music, traveling, reading, and spending time with her friends and family. She also recently adopted a boxer mix named Jax, and she loves taking him to the bark park or on walks. Dr. Curnutt looks forward to meeting you and serving all of your dental needs!
Sami is our outstanding dental hygienist in Wabash. Sami was born and raised in Nappanee Indiana, and we are so grateful that she joined our Wabash dental family! Sami graduated from Ivy Tech South Bend's hygiene school, and she picked the perfect trade for her given skill set! She has a three year old daughter, and absolutely loves being in the dental field. If you are in need of a dental cleaning or looking for any oral hygiene tips, give Sami a ☎️ today at 260-225-0527!!
Brooke is one of exceptional and experienced dental assistants in Wabash, and has been part of our LADD family for over three years! Brooke grew up in Wabash County and still lives in the community today. She graduated in 2008 from Northfield JR/SR High School, and then went on to graduate from IPFW in 2011 with a General Studies Degree, as well as a Certificate for Expanded Function Dental Assisting. Her favorite thing about dentistry is bonding with her patients, and being able to educate them on their dental care. "I am a small town girl who really enjoys helping my community I grew up in."
Amelia is one of our stand-out expanded duties dental assistants in Wabash! Amelia grew up in Wabash County, and she is still currently living here. She graduated in 2012 from Northfield JR/SR High School, and then went on to graduate from Ivy Tech Community College with a technical certificate for Expanded Function Dental Assisting. Her favorite thing about being in the dental field is helping educate patients about the importance of dental health and helping a patient be able to have an overall great experience every time they come to the office.
Kendra is another one of our hard working, patient-centric dental assistants. Kendra was born and raised in Converse, IN, and is currently living in Marion, IN. She attended the university of Ivy Tech-Kokomo for dental assisting school and graduated in 2015. Kendra brings a ton of knowledge and skill to the table, and our patients are in great hands when they are under her care. What Kendra loves about being in the dental field is having the ability to help people that are in pain and making people feel comfortable and relaxed with their dental care.
Morgan is one of our hard working and passionate dental assistants in Wabash. She grew up in Miami county, and still currently live there. She graduated in 2016 from Peru High School, and she then went on to graduate from Ross Medical Education Center in 2017 from their dental assisting program. Morgan just recently joined our dental family, and she has been such a wonderful addition to our team! Morgan brings with her a ton of skill and expertise in the terms of dental and hygiene assisting! She loves being involved in the dental field because she loves watching people find their confidence through their smile!
Alyssa is our patient-centric practice manager in Wabash. She's been in the dental industry for 8 years, and she really enjoys helping her patients love their smile. Alyssa has an amazing 3 year old English Mastiff named Vincent Alexander, who is the light of her life♥ She enjoys floating on the river, being outdoors, and spending time with the people she loves.
Kirsten is one of our hard working treatment coordinators at our LADD Dental Group of Wabash practice. Kirsten has been part of our LADD Dental family for almost 2 years, and we are so grateful to have her on our dental team! She has been married to her husband for 7 years and they have two beautiful little girls that are 6 and 4. They like to do things together as a family, including swimming, hiking, fishing, and basically anything they can do outdoors.
Haleigh is one of our super friendly treatment coordinators that you will mee when you walk into our beautiful dental practice. She grew up in Kosciusko county, and she currently is living in Wabash. Haleigh graduated from Warsaw community high school in 2015. Her favorite aspect of being apart of the dental industry is seeing patients who think they have run out of options, get the help and treatment they need and the smile they deserve.
We are getting super excited for the upcoming 2018 Wabash Cannonball Chili Cookoff!!! Stop by and see us this Saturday, and let us know how our chili turned out!! Alyssa Williams and Kirsten Turner will be using a recipe that has been past down for generations, so we can't wait for you guys to try it!!