Dr. Emerick attended dental school at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, where she gained a passion for orthodontics. After graduation, Dr. Emerick moved to Chicago for a full-time, 3-year residency program at the respected University of Illinois at Chicago, earning a Certificate in Orthodontics and Master’s Degree in Oral Sciences for her thesis research on orthodontic root resorption. Dr. Emerick voluntarily underwent peer review of several of her treated cases and completed a rigorous testing process at the ABO headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri to become Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Tara Emerick and her husband, Jonathan, live in the Village of West
Clay in Carmel with their two children, Harper and William, and dog, Lulu.