Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dr. Elsner is the eldest of three children. Born to parents in the medical field, he attended Perry Meridian High School and decided he would pursue a career based upon helping others. He attended Purdue University; graduating in 2009 with dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Health Science Pre-dentistry and Environmental Health Science. During his time at Purdue University, he served as an Ambassador for the School of Health Sciences, and actively participated in the Pre-dental club.
Dr. Elsner continued his education at Indiana University School of Dentistry earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2013. While excelling in clinical performance, Dr. Elsner took on additional roles teaching advanced dental materials and restorative dentistry classes to hygiene and assisting students. Additionally, Adam maintained Dean’s List and Semester honors and was the recipient of the James Huckleberry Scholarship for academic excellence.
Dr. Elsner is a member of the following prestigious dental organizations:
Beyond the chair, Dr. Elsner enjoys spending time with his family and his dogs –“Dentin,” “Resin,” “Prophy,” and “Endo” (suitably named Weimaraners). He also finds pleasure in recreational sports such as cycling, mountain biking, snow skiing, and swimming. Other interests include photography, landscaping, travel, camping, and the sciences in general.
Jill brings to Elsner Family Dentistry almost 30 years of experience in the dental field. She started her education to become an expanded functions dental assistant at J Everett Light Career Center in Indianapolis; while she was completing high school. Upon graduation, she worked with dental students at Indiana University School of Dentistry. Jill has had a passion for dentistry ever since she was introduced to the field in 1991. Her goal is to make all her patients feel as comfortable as possible. She understands most patients do not “love” coming to the dentist and she works to alleviate patient fears while providing quality care.
Jill lives in Lebanon IN. She has two sons. Her youngest is in high school and her oldest is in college. She enjoys crafting, sewing, being outdoors and spending time with her family.
Veronica has been a licensed dental hygienist since 2008 when she graduated from Indiana University of South Bend with a Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. Veronica loves being able to work with our patients, especially children and being able to educate and encourage good oral hygiene. She also enjoys comforting patients with dental anxiety and tries to make the visit stress-free and fun.
Veronica has been married to Matt, a special education teacher at Options Charter School, since March 2015. They welcomed their first child into the world in early spring 2018. He is their pride and joy! They also have two fur puppies, lots of nieces and nephews that they spoil. Veronica and Matt are very involved with their church and are active RCIA group leaders at their parish, St. John the Evangelist – Indianapolis.
Veronica loves working out, playing volleyball, enjoys live music and comedy in her free time. She holds Alzheimer’s disease awareness near and dear to her heart and ultimately loves being surrounded by her family and friends.
Cortney has been a Dental Hygienist since 2016. She comes to work every day with a great attitude and truly enjoys her career. Cortney spends time with patients during dental cleanings and takes time with each patient to figure out their dental concerns. It is important to Cortney to give each patient a thorough cleaning and spend time educating patients. At each visit, she enjoys developing trusting relationships that makes patients look forward to coming back for their next visit. Cortney truly enjoys being a member of our team and loves that we respect one another to promote the best environment for our patients.
Cortney has been happily married since January of 2015. Cortney and her husband enjoy traveling and seeing the world. They have been to Europe, Costa Rica, Mexico, and more. They have a Siberian husky, Simba, who is their pride and joy.
In her spare time, she loves to be outside. She enjoys exercising, running, and bike riding. She loves trying new things.