Dr. McLellan is a graduate of Carroll High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and he received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Dr. McLellan continued on to dental school and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. He joined the Ladd Dental Group team about two years ago, and the response from our dental patients has been nothing but positive. Dr. McLellan is thrilled to be able to take care of patients here in the Kokomo/Greentown area. Dentistry is his passion, and he prides himself on the quality and comfort of care that I provide. In his free time, he enjoys reading a good book, exploring the open road on his bicycle, and spending time with his family and friends. Dr. McLellan works our of our Ladd Dental Group of Greentown office, as well as our Ladd Dental Group of Kokomo locations. Dr. McLellan is a trained sedation dentist, and he provides sedation dentistry to his patients in Greentown. To schedule an appointment with him, please give our Greentown practice a call at (765) 628-3770.
Lori is our Licensed Dental Hygienist with 20+ years of experience within Evidence-Based Dental Hygiene Practice; aligning empirical evidence, clinical efficacy and cost effectiveness for superior patient outcomes. Specialty experience includes 13 years in a periodontal practice and 4 years at a nationally recognized All-on-4® dental implant surgical center.
On a parallel track to clinical dentistry, regarded as a serial entrepreneur exhibiting strategic marketing, sales management and leadership experience as a nationally recognized, award winning, Sales Director. Personally recruited and trained over 200 independent sales consultants. Owner/founder of Boyd’s Fudge, recognized as “Indiana’s Best” by Indiana Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman and the Indiana Artisan Development Project.
Ada is one of our stand-out dental assistants! She was born in Kokomo, IN and raised in Greentown. Ada attend Ivy Tech Community College, where she received her dental assisting certificate. She is married to her husband, Jeremy, and together they have three children. Some of her favorite things to do outside the dental field are reading, shopping, and spending time with her family. What Ada loves most about dentistry is having the ability to put a smile back on people’s faces. “Our patients are important to me because they feel like family. It’s important that they feel at ease in our hands and we want them to know that we truly care about them and their loved ones!”
At LADD, we understand that dental care can be an investment. That's why we offer dental promotions to help our patients get the care they need! We are also In-Network with almost all dental insurance providers, including Medicaid, HIP and HIP Plus. On top of that, we offer an in-house dental membership plan called, DentalOne, and we partner with a third-party financing lender, CareCredit. Don’t let the cost of your dental work keep you from getting the treatment and help that you need!
Nicole is the first face you will see as you walk into our office. Nicole strives to build personal relationships with all of our patients, and her primary goal is to make your experience with us as positive and pain free as possible.
At Ladd Dental Group, we are dedicated to providing Kokomo, Peru, Greentown, Bunker Hill, Wabash, and McCordsville Indiana, quality general, family, and specialty dental services. Our Ladd Dental team has a wide variety of dental specialists to ensure that the best care is always available to you. The specialists in Ladd Dental Group's team are as follows: Dr. Emerick, our board certified orthodontist at Ladd Orthodontics, Dr. Au-Yeung, our board certified periodontist, and Dr. Conkin, our board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Whether you need a routine cleaning or an emergency root canal, we will get you smiling in no time.
🚨⚡️ Dr. McLellan and his team are supporting the awesome residents at Century Villa Health Care & Rehabilitation this morning in #Greentown!! Since 1978, we have prided ourselves on giving back to the communities in which we serve, and that is a core value of ours that is never going to change!! Give us a call today, and experience the LADD Dental difference!!✅🔥
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.
😍❤️🤗 We have the greatest patients in the world! Thanks so, so much for your kind words and support, Vicki Koontz!