Meet Dr. Mader & Staff

"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.

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

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Meet Dr. Patrick Lynch

Dr. 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 where they recently welcomed their daughter into the world to become new parents. 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.

Meet the Staff

South Bend Dentist Staff

Dr. Mader and his staff have over 250 years of combined services in the dental field. When you come to Dr. Mader's office, you will feel secure in knowing that you have the most experienced and knowledgeable dental team in Michiana. Our office accepts all insurance plans and is a preferred provider of Delta Dental, MetLife and HRI insurance plans.

We are always accepting new patients and look forwarding to meeting you!


LeeAnn, Office Manager, 10 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.
Suzy, Office Administrator, 23 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.

Wendy, Insurance Coordinator, 3 years with Dr. Mader
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.
Natalie, Office Administrator, 1 year 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.

Tamera, Office Administrator
Tamera has 13 yrs experience in the dental field and she enjoys music, cooking and spending time with her husband, children and dogs. Tamera is a graduate for IUSB and has lived in the local area most of her life. Tamera is a wonderful addition to our dental family.


Carlene, Expanded Function Dental Assistant/CEREC© Trainer, 27 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.
Robin, Expanded Function Dental Assistant/CEREC© Trainer, 31 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.

Susan, Dental/Orthodontic Assistant, 25 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.
Toni, Dental Hygienist, 26 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.

Deb, Dental Hygienist, 24 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.
Becca, Dental Lab Technician, 15 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.

Cindy, Expanded Function Dental Assistant, 18 years experience
Cindy enjoys reading, shopping and spending time with her family.
Cara, Dental Hygienist, 4 years experience
Cara graduated from Indiana University of South Bend in 2010 and joined Dr Mader's office in 2014. Cara enjoys spending time with her kids at their various sporting events, exercising and reading..

Kim, Dental Hygienist
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.
Moira, Dental Hygienist
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.