Skill and compassion go hand-in-hand when providing exceptional patient care. As dental professionals, we stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for our patients. As doctors, we recognize that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in us and our team. That is just one reason why we value each and every patient relationship.

We appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, our team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Chad G. Ashley, DDS

Dr. Ashley was born and raised in the Evansville area. He is a 1991 graduate of Indiana University and a 1995 graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry. He continually pursues clinical and academic excellence by attending numerous continuing education courses and programs on an annual basis. Additionally, he is committed to a high level of staff training and has taken the entire team to various courses around the country in an effort to place a priority of ongoing learning.

He has been married to his wife, Lucy, since 1995. Together they have a son, Drew, who will graduate from Indiana University School of Dentistry in May 2025, and a daughter Claire, who will graduate from Indiana University Bloomington in May 2024. In his free time, he loves to golf. In addition, he loves to follow Indiana Hoosier basketball, Los Angeles Dodgers baseball, and Pittsburgh Steeler football.

Josh Welborn, DMD

Dr. Welborn grew up in Harrisburg, IL where he attended high school. He graduated from Duke University in 2011 and Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2018. He remains committed to learning and continuing education courses that allow us to better serve our patients. He considers staff training very important and commits our entire team to regular training to increase our proficiency and knowledge.

He and his wife, Reilly, have been married since 2013. They have two daughters, Aria, born in 2015, and Isla born in 2019. He enjoys Duke basketball and spending time with his family. He and his family are also active members of The Hills Church in Evansville.

Adam L. Lottes, DDS

Dr Lottes was born and raised on the west side of Evansville. He attended Reitz High School and Indiana University Bloomington. He is a 2021 graduate of Indiana University School of Dentistry. He is committed to providing quality patient care, expanding on academic knowledge and being an expert clinician. Dr. Lottes truly values the relationship that is built with his patients, team members, and colleagues. He seeks to make every dental visit enjoyable.

Dr. Lottes' hobbies include Indiana Hoosiers basketball, St. Louis Cardinals baseball, golfing, being outdoors, traveling to new places, and spending time with his loved ones. Dr. Lottes is excited to be in Evansville practicing in the community he knows and loves.


Dental Hygienist

Carla started at our practice in 2018. In 1994, Carla graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene. She was certified as a dental assistant in 1991 and was the recipient of the Most Outstanding Clinician Award, awarded to the student who has achieved excellence in clinical skill and is competent in all aspects of clinical patient care. In 1993 she was the recipient of the Hu-Friedy Golden Scaler Award; it is awarded to the student who has demonstrated clinical excellence in dental hygiene. Carla continues to take courses to advance her knowledge of dentistry and stay up to date on dental trends.

Carla married her husband, Brad, in 1999. Together they have three sons: Jackson, Grant, and Cooper. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, playing cards, and going on long walks with her sisters.


Dental Hygienist

Kaci joined our hygiene team in 2022. She is a graduate from the University of Southern Indiana and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2018. Kaci cares about each one of her patients and is dedicated to continually learning each year to help her stay current with the trends and guide her patients towards better oral health.

Kaci married her husband, Cody in 2018. They reside in Henderson with their son Rhett, born in 2021. In her free time, Kaci loves to cook and spend time with her family.


Dental Hygienist

Kiersten joined our hygiene team in 2023. She is a 2023 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and a certification in local anesthesia. Kiersten’s sweet disposition and caring personality is immediately noticed by each of her patients. In an effort to better guide patients towards better oral health, Kiersten is excited to continue her learning by taking continuing education courses every year.

Kiersten lives in Boonville and grew up as a patient in our practice. She is engaged to fiancé Josh. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and shopping.


Dental Hygienist

McKenzie joined our team of hygienists in 2023. She is a 2023 graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and a certification in local anesthesia. McKenzie brings a contagious energy to our office and to each of our patients by loving what she does. She is eager to continue learning about changes in dentistry to help each of her patients

McKenzie is originally from Newburgh, but currently resides in Boonville. In 2003, she married her husband, Jonathan. McKenzie and Jonathan have two dogs, Hank and Luna, as well as two cats, Jinks and Beans. Outside of work, McKenzie loves spending time doing crafty things, traveling, and most of all spending time with her family, friends, and pets.


Dental Hygienist

Sloan has been a hygienist at our office since 2020. She graduated in 2017 from the University of Southern Indiana. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene with an Expanded Functions Dental Assisting certification, and a Local Anesthesia certification. Sloan loves to stay current on trends in the dental field by taking new continuing education courses every year to help her guide her patients to better oral health.

Sloan is a native of Henderson, but currently resides in Newburgh with her family. She married her husband Gage in 2021 and they have a daughter Maebry, born in 2023. They also have two dogs, Rebel and Nelson. Sloan loves being a wife and mom. In her free time, she enjoys cycling, waking the dogs, and traveling to new places.


Dental Hygienist

Tamy has worked with our office intermittently since 1997. Tamy earned her dental hygiene degree in 1998 from the University of Southern Indiana, where she was also a cheerleader. Tamy’s compassion and positive attitude contribute to her goal of making the dental office visit a pleasant experience for all patients.

Tamy resides on Evansville’s West side with her husband, J.D. (married since 1999), and their three daughters: Amity, Avery, and Anika. In her spare time, she enjoys genealogy research and spending time with her family and friends.


Dental Hygienist

Terra joined our team of hygienists in 2023. She graduated in 2002 from John A Logan College and spent 20 years working in Illinois before moving to Evansville and joining our practice. Terra continues to take courses yearly to stay current with dental trends and help her better assist her patients with their oral health.

Terra is a native of Southern Illinois, but currently resides on the west side of Evansville. She has two daughters Lizzy and Emily. In her free time, Terra enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, and spending time with her girls and family.


Dental Assistant

Caitlyn joined our team in 2020. She graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 2014 with a degree in dental assisting. Caitlyn is an expanded duties dental assistant. She came to our office with several years of dental experience and brought with her extensive knowledge of bone grafts and implants. Caitlyn has taken on several extra roles with our office and is dedicated to always putting patient care first. She goes above and beyond when it comes to learning by staying current with the changing trends in the field.


Dental Assistant

Connor joined our team in 2020. She graduated from Washington Catholic High School and went on to further her education in the Vincennes University Jasper Dental Assisting Program, where she completed the course with a 4.0 GPA, while gaining clinical experience. Connor stays up to date on OSHA training, CPR certification, and maintains her Radiography License. She is dedicated to continually advancing her knowledge by taking advanced courses in dentistry.

Connor and her husband Kaden married in 2023. She loves spending time outdoors, with others reading poetry and listening to classic music like the BeeGees. Connor can't wait to assist you with all your dental needs and make your experience at Franklin Street Dentistry wonderful!


Dental Assistant

Katie joined our assisting team in 2023. She graduated from Central High School and is planning to attend the University of Southern Indiana’s Dental Assisting Program in the Fall of 2024. Katie is the spokesperson for Expressway Ford in Mt Vernon. She is excited to learn about the dental field and looks forward to helping our patients for years to come.

Katie grew up in Evansville. She teaches dance to kiddos ages 3-10 at Shannon’s School of Dance. In her spare time, she loves to camp, paint, draw, and spend time with her family.


Dental Assistant

LaHanah joined our assisting team in 2023. She graduated with honors from a Dental Assisting Program in Cincinnati. She spent 5 years in periodontics with Seattle Study Club Directors. She has worked for doctors in Cincinnati and Denver before coming here to Evansville. LaHanah loves to continue learning about dentistry and other things. She is currently working on ASL and additional dental credentials.

She married her husband Simon in 2017. They live in Evansville with their daughter Ava. LaHanah loves to be outside and to cook. She considers herself and old soul and loves crafting.


Dental Assistant / Front Office

Paula has been in dentistry for almost 40 years and has been on our team since 2007. Paula has worked in four different practices and has had a wide range of roles. Her “get it done” attitude is critical to the efficiency of our office, and she excels in her attention to detail on a daily basis. She maintains her national X-ray certification.

Paula lives in Lynnville with her husband, Tom, whom she married in 1994. Paula, Tom, and their son Tristen hold a golf scramble every year in honor of their son (and brother) Hunter. With the money raised from that scramble, their family has been able to donate several thousand dollars to various charities in Warrick County. Paula enjoys trips to Patoka Lake in the summer with her family.


Front Office

Bizzy became a member of our Front Office in 2021. She has a dental background along with extensive customer service experience. Bizzy is our Hygiene Coordinator and works to keep our patients up to date with their cleaning appointments.

Bizzy spends her free time on nature walks, bike rides, and going to concerts. She has a daughter, Rockelle, who is the light of her life.


Front Office

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Front Office

Kristi joined our practice in 2017. She spent the prior 14 years on the clerical administrative side in the medical field. Kristi is our New Patient Coordinator. She works with all new patients to coordinate appointments, insurance, and transferring of records.

Kristi was born and raised on the west side but currently lives in Newburgh with her husband, Greg, whom she married in 2016. Kristi has three grown children, Emilee, Adam, and Isaac, and she gained five adult bonus children when she married Greg. Together they have a total of 13 grandchildren. She loves to travel, enjoys boating, dancing, and spending time with family and friends. She loves to spend her spare time at the lake, which she refers to as her "Happy Place!


Front Office

Maria became a member of our Front Office team in 2020. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Southern Indiana. She has a passion for learning. Maria has taken courses in Medical Billing for Dentistry, Sleep Apnea, as well as many others to advance her knowledge of dentistry to better serve our patients. She is the Scheduling Coordinator for the doctors and works with patients to accommodate their needs.

Maria lives in Henderson with her son Davis. They are active members of their church and love serving others. In her free time, Maria likes to do CrossFit, run, hike, or anything else Davis’ imagination creates. She is an avid baker.


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Professional teeth cleanings to maintain good oral health.


Your smile can be cosmetically enhanced in a variety of ways.


We have many options available to help you smile again.


Orthodontics services to move teeth into the right position.

Teeth Whitening

To brighten a faded or discolored smile.


To replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth.