Our Dental Team

Dr. Dustin Newman; DDS

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 Dr. Newman was born and raised in Michigan City, IN. Dustin and his wife, Liz have been married for 12 years and they have two daughters. Spending time with his family is his favorite past time! They raise rabbits and chickens on their hobby farm. His two daughters participate in 4H where they show rabbits. Dr. Newman received his bachelor’s from Indiana University Northwest before graduating from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Newman has built his practice around treating children, and he has tremedous experience in pediatric dentistry. He is an active member of the ADA and the IDA. As far as dentistry is concerned Dr. Newman has a passion for helping his patients! He wants to get them out of pain while getting them over their fears, and get their smile back! His patients are the reason he practices dentistry. He treats each patient as they are a member of his family. To schedule an appointment with him, please give our Bunker Hill office a call at (765) 689-8888. 

Emily Powers; Dental Hygienist

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Emily has been serving the Peru, Grissom, and Bunker Hill communities for the past 15 years. She received her hygiene certificate from Indiana University's dental school and prides herself on providing her patients with gold standard in hygiene care. Emily understands the importance of patient communication and individualized patient care. Give Emily a call today at (765) 689-8888, and experience truly patient-centric dental care.

Angie Burns; Dental Assistant

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Angie has been an outstanding expanded duties dental assistant with us for the past 4 years. She and Dr. Newman work extremely well together, especially in regards to sedation dentistry and the treatment of children. Angie graduated from IVY Tech's dental assisting school and has a ton of experience in the dental space. Give our office a call today, and experience the LADD Dental difference!

Stephene Redman; Expanded Function Dental Assistant

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Stephene joined our team a little over a year ago, and we are so blessed to be able to call her part of our LADD Family! Stephene brings a ton of dental knowledge and experience to our dental team. She has been in the dental field for over 18 yeras, and she has been an expanded function dental assistant for over 15 of those years! She has 2 adult step-daughters, 2 adult children and 2 beautiful granddaughters.  She has been happily married for over 15 years now, and she has lived in Bunker Hill for over 30 years. My husband and I are members of the Free Will Baptist Church.  "The joy of seeing a patient smile after their treatment and be happy with their smile, is the reason I LOVE being a dental assistant."

Jen Deeter; Treatment Coordinator


Jen has been an integral part of our LADD family for the past five years. Jen is the first face that you will see you when come in to our office, and she will always greet you with a smile! Jen primary focus is on reviewing treatment plans with patients and fully explaining both the treatment and the cost breakdown. Here at LADD, we will always make sure you are 100% comfortable before we start treatment. Give Jen and her Bunker Hill dental team a call today at (765) 689-8888, and experience the LADD Dental difference!

Megan Rossi; Treatment Coordinator


Megan joined our LADD family a little over two years ago, and we are so grateful to have her on our dental team! Megan is one of the first faces that you will see when you walk into our office, and she is somehow always in a good, high energy mood. Her primary focus is making sure our patients are 100% comfortable and are fully aware of what their treatment plan states. She is also highly knowledgeable in the world of dental insurance, and is always wiling to go above and beyond for our patients! Give Megan and her Bunker Hill dental family a call today, and experience the LADD Dental difference!

Quality Dental Care on the Base

 Give Dr. Newman and his team a call today, & experience the #LADD #Dental difference!! Dr. Newman is highly trained in #Sedation #Dentistry, and treats patients of all ages. #Quality, #Convenient, #Affordable #Dental #Care Since 1978! 

Experienced Dental Care | Celebrating 40 Years

 🚨⚡️We have been serving the #North #Central #Indiana community for the past 40 years, and we are truly grateful to the entire community for their trust and support for these past 4 decades! We are a family serving families, and we are looking forward to making the next 40 years of providing dental care even better!! If you or your family is in need of quality, convenient, affordable dental care, give us a call today, and experience the #LADD #Dental difference!! 👀🙌✅ 

Sedation Dentistry in Bunker Hill

 🚨🚨Highly trained and experienced #Sedation #Dentist on #Grissom #Air #Force #Base. Give Dr. Newman and his team a call today, and experience the #LADD #Dental difference! 

About LADD Dental Group

Kokomo Dental Office

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LADD Dental Group of Kokomo

2333 W. Lincoln Rd. Kokomo, IN 46902. Phone (765) 455-0085

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Peru Dental Office

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LADD Dental Group of Peru

980 N. Broadway, Peru IN, 46970 

(765) 473-0141

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Wabash Dental Office

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LADD Dental Group of Wabash

1639 N. Cass St. Wabash IN, 46055 

(260) 225-0527

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Greentown Dental Office

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LADD Dental Group of Greentown

520 W. Main St. Greentown IN, 46936 

(765) 628-3770


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McCordsville Dental Office

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LADD Dental Group of McCordsville

6653 W. Broadway McCordsville IN, 46055 

(317) 336-2211

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6 Convenient General Dental Locations

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 At LADD, we are proud to provide truly comprehensive dental care. Having six offices in 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! If you are looking for a new dentist in Bunker Hill, give us a call today, and experience the LADD Dental difference!

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Dental Specialists

Dr. Tara Emerick | Kokomo Orthodontist DDS MS

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  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!   

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Dr. Jason Au-Yeung | Dental Implant Specialist DDS MSD

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 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.  

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Dr. Cameron Conkin | Kokomo Oral Surgeon

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 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 toda

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