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Doctors and Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly dentists and staff who make Jeffrey S. Mader, DDS the leading provider of oral hygiene and personalized dental services in South Bend.

Jeffrey S. Mader, DDS

Dr. Mader

My professional goal is to provide you with the highest quality of care in dentistry today. I have taken hundreds of hours of continuing education courses in order to bring you the most advanced, comfortable dentistry available.” – Dr. Jeff Mader

In the fall of 2000, Dr. Mader introduced CEREC© dentistry to his practice in order to perform single visit porcelain inlays for his patients. Since becoming a CEREC© dentist, Dr. Mader has received a certification by the International Society of Computerized Dentist (1 out of 75 dentists worldwide) and was the First CEREC© dentist in Michiana. Dr. Mader currently has 20,000 CEREC© restorations in service and has made many patients happy through this new technology. Dr. Mader’s office is a well-known training site for other CEREC© dentists and has produced an educational DVD.

In 2007, Dr. Mader completed his training at the Misch Implant Institute. He is certified through their surgical and prosthetic program to place and restore implants. His commitment to continuing education and learning advanced dental techniques means you always receive the best care possible.

In 2009, Dr. Mader completed his training for IV Sedation at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Hundreds of nervous patients agree IV Sedation is a fantastic way to receive dental care for people with dental anxiety.

In 2017, Dr. Mader became a certified trainer for Hybridge dental implants. He travels the country teaching other dentists this advanced technique in dental implants.

Dr. Mader continues his commitment to providing the most up-to-date care by attending advance courses in continuing education throughout the year.

I am very proud to provide the best dental services to my patients. As always, I am committed to your total health!

Dr. Mader and his family have made Michiana their home since 1991.

Dr. Mader’s Credentials

  • Graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry 1989
  • Graduate of the Chicago Westside Medical Center, General Practice Residency Program 1990
  • ISCD Certified Trainer of CEREC© Dentistry 2004
  • Graduate of Misch Implant Institute 2007
  • Graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, IV Sedation Program 2009
  • Internationally recognized speaker on advanced dental topics

Dr. Mader is a Member of:

Thomas P. Lynch, DDS

Dr. LynchDr. Patrick Lynch is a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana School of Dentistry. After graduation, he completed a Graduate Practice Residency program at the University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital. During the residency he worked closely with medical and dental specialists to treat medically compromised patients and perform dental treatment/surgery in a hospital setting.

Patrick is dedicated to continually studying and learning the latest dental techniques and technologies. He strives to provide patients with compressive dental care in a thorough, caring and gentle manner. His philosophy is to promote general health, oral health and the longevity of teeth through preventative and conservative dentistry.

Patrick and his wife currently reside in Granger with their children, Annabelle and Thomas. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys taking in a good book when he gets a chance. Patrick loves traveling with his family and exploring his new community.

Dr. Lynch’s Credentials

  • Graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry, 2012
  • Graduate of University of Minnesota Hospital Residency Program, 2013

Dr. Lynch is a Member of:

Amy Brockman, DMD

Dr. BrockmanDr. Amy Brockman an east-coast native, is a graduate of Purdue University and received her dental degree from the University of Connecticut. She continued her post-graduate training with a Dental Implant Fellowship, also at UCONN. Dr. Brockman is married to a U.S. Army veteran, and during his time of active duty, had a variety of adventures. She has worked as a civilian dentist on a military installation in Germany as well as in a rural, underserved Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHQ) in Kansas as a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) provider.

Dr. Brockman is passionate about dentistry, constantly adding to her clinical knowledge through continuing education. She is committed to providing compassionate and uncompromising care to each individual patient.

She is proud to return to the South Bend area with her husband and young son. They love to garden, do endless do-it-yourself projects, and travel.

Dr. Brockman’s Credentials

  • Graduate B.S. Purdue University, 2001
  • Graduate University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, 2005
  • Implant Fellowship University of Connecticut, 2006

Meet our Staff


LeeAnnPractice Administrator, 13 years experience
Originally from California, LeeAnn has been a resident of Indiana since 2003 and has worked within the medical field her entire career. She grew up in a military family and is married to a retired Air Force member. Because of her family’s military career, she has lived in many interesting locations around the world. This opportunity has given her a great appreciation for cultures and diversity.


SuzyAdministrative Assistant, 25 years of experience
After exiting the Navy in 1992, Suzy attended Dental Assisting School in Jacksonville, Florida, while working at the Naval Base. In 1994, she returned to the Michiana area and went back to school for healthcare administration. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her daughters and her granddaughter.


WendyInsurance Coordinator, 18 years of experience
Wendy joined Dr. Mader’s team in 2010 and brings over 10 years of experience in the dental field. She assists patients with scheduling, treatment planning and getting the most out of their dental benefits. Wendy enjoys bike riding, roller skating, traveling and spending time with her family.


NatalieAdministrative Assistant, 6 years of experience
Natalie has a true passion for taking care of patients while she continues to expand her knowledge in dentistry. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoy watching movies, playing sports and going on vacation.


LauraAdministrative Assistant, 5 years of experience
Laura has 5 years of experience in the dental field. She is a graduate from Indiana University, South Bend and has lived in the area most of her life. She truly loves to take care of patients and help them have a wonderful experience at our office. Laura enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, exercising, and traveling.


Expanded Function Dental
Assistant/CEREC© Trainer, 28 years experience
Carlene has been with Dr. Mader since 1996 and has been in the dental field since 1983. She is also a CEREC © trainer. In her spare time, she enjoys being involved in all of her daughters’ activities and teaching them how to bake and ski.


RobinExpanded Function Dental
Assistant/CEREC© Trainer, 32 years experience
Robin has been in dentistry since 1979 and has been with Dr. Mader since 2003. She loves dentistry and can’t imagine doing anything else. She was born and raised in South Bend. Robin is married and enjoys traveling with her husband.


SusanDental/Orthodontic Assistant, 26 years experience
Susan has been in dentistry since 1987 and has been with Dr. Mader since 1991. Susan’s area of expertise is orthodontics and dental assisting. In her freetime, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ed, of 20+ years, traveling, reading, and interior decorating.


ToniDental Hygienist, 28 years experience
Toni’s outstanding educational opportunity has given her the ability to work with Dr. Mader since 1995. As a team member we have been able to provide the local community the most superior dental technology. Credentials include: 20 years of professional membership with the American Dental Hygienist Association and has held many local positions within the Indiana Dental Hygiene Association.


DebDental Hygienist, 28 years experience
Deb has been in dental field since 1990 and has been working for Dr. Mader since 1996. She is a licensed Dental Hygienist and is a graduate of Indiana University of South Bend. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and the Indiana Dental Hygiene Association.She enjoys participating in summer and winter activities with her family.


BeccaDental Lab Technician, 19 years experience
Becca is Dr. Mader’s Lab technician and has been working in dentistry since 1999. She has multiple tasks; a few are sterilizing instruments, making diagnostic models of patient’s teeth and bleaching trays. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


CindyExpanded Function Dental Assistant, 19 years experience
Cindy enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with her family.


LupeDental Assistant and Lab Technician, 16 years of experience
Lupe is originally from Brownsville, Texas and currently live in South Bend. She has been in dentistry since 2001 and work as an IV sedation monitor, translator-as she is bilingual, dental assistant and lab technician. I have three daughters and 10 grandkids. I love getting together with my family, love salsa dancing, working out, and I love to smile!


KimDental Hygienist, 15 years of experience
Kim is a native to the South Bend/Mishawaka Indiana area. She graduated from Indiana University in 2002 and have loved being a dental hygienist ever since! Her goal is to provide the best care for her patients and make them feel like our dental office is like their second home. She is married with two children and loves to spend time camping and being outside with them. Family is the center of her life.


MoiraDental Hygienist, 3 years of experience
Moira is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She joined the practice in 2015 when she and her husband relocated to South Bend from Columbus, Ohio. Moira enjoys traveling, crafting, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.


BriannaDental Hygienist, 10 years of experience
Brianna is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor in Science and has over 10 years in dentistry. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages, especially children and ones that are fearful or struggle in a dental setting. Brianna is passionate about playing the violin, practicing yoga and most of all, being a mom to Josie.


KaraExpanded Function Dental Assistant, 14 years of experience
Kara has been an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) for 13.5 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband, small daughter and step-son. Every fall, you will find her cheering on the Fighting Irish.


RobinDental Hygienist, 5 years of experience
Robin has been practicing since she earned her degree from IUSB in 2012. She is dedicated to her patients and delights in building last relationships with them. Robin enjoys being outside, playing sports and working out. She has 2 cats, loves spending time with her family, and doing yard work