Welcome to Compton and Broomhead Dental Center’s website. Our doctors have over 37 years of combined dental experience. They continue to attend educational courses to keep up with the latest dental technology as well as patient care and comfort. The doctors also see to it that the entire team benefit from higher educational classes so that you, our patient, will receive ultimate patient care (service). Our vision statement says it all… “Our team is dedicated to excellence in dentistry and enhancing the lives of our patients”.
Dr. Eric is a dentist who offers a unique combination of artistic skill coupled with advanced scientific techniques. He has a special talent and vision for cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Eric has spent many hours studying the relationship between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. He has been bringing the best and the latest in dentistry to Northwest Indiana for over 30 years. Dr. Eric is a member of the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, the Northwest Indiana Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Laser Academy, the American Academy of General Dentistry, and the Chicago Dental Society. He is certified in sedation dentistry and belongs to the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. He has fellowships in the International Congress of Oral Implantology and Midwest Implant Institute. Dr. Eric is also the owner of a Mini Dental Implant Center of America. He is on staff at Community Hospital and Franciscan Hospitals in Dyer and Hammond.
Dr. Eric started Dental Home Health, a service that brings dentistry to the houses and facilities for those unable to go to the dentist. He is also the director of Dental Services at Hartsfield Village.
Dr. Eric is an entrepreneur with multiple business ventures. In 2017, he was voted innovator of the year by The Society of Innovators.
When not in the office, Dr. Eric enjoys spending time with his family. He is married with four children. He and his wife are very supportive in the community and schools, and they serve on many boards. Dr. Eric also likes classic and exotic sports cars, hockey, golfing, tennis, and skiing.
Dr. Mark J. Broomhead graduated dental school from the University of Illinois at Chicago in May 2005. There he received the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
In 2017, Dr. Mark was an honoree for the Incisal Edge Dental Magazine. He was recognized as one of the top 40 dentists under 40 in the country.
Dr. Mark holds a dual dental license in both Illinois and Indiana. Dr. Mark has completed an advanced certification and is a Premier Provider for Invisalign®. He is certified in Sedation Dentistry. He is also trained in Botox® by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE). Dr. Mark is an active member in the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Indiana Dental Society, the Northwest Indiana Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Mark is committed to the continuing education these societies offer and regularly attends educational seminars so he remains current with the latest dental research and new advancements in esthetic as well as general dentistry.
Dr. Mark grew up in nearby Lansing, IL. In his free time, he loves spending time with his wife Amanda, who also works in the field of dentistry, as a registered dental hygienist, and spending time with his daughter. Dr. Mark also enjoys competing in International Triathlons, especially the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, where he was a member of “Team Fox” and raised funds for Parkinson’s research.
Dr. Bonick is our periodontal specialist. He has been practicing for over 30 years helping people keep their smiles healthy. Dr. Bonick helps by treating gum disease and doing implants. He is dedicated to restoring optimal health for patients by providing a compassionate, individualized approach using the most up to date therapy including lasers, culturing and advanced bone grafting.
Dr. Bonick has 2 sons. His oldest is working in Chicago, and his youngest is in school in Germany. In his free time, Dr. Bonick loves sculpting and ballroom dancing.
Dr. Shaun Freeman
Dr. Shaun Freeman, DDS, grew up in Merrillville, Indiana andgraduated from Merrillville High school in 2005. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Indiana University in Bloomington,IN and completed his dental studies at Indiana University School ofDentistry in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Shaun began his career practicingdentistry in Tampa, Florida but has returned to practice in Indiana tobe close to his and his wife’s family.
With a mission to provide comprehensive, kind, and pain-free dental care to his patients, Dr. Shaun strives to give patients the confidence to be proud of their smiles. Dr. Shaun works to accomplish this mission through completion of a variety of advanced continuing education courses with topics including: Invisalign, cosmetic veneers, tooth colored restorations, extractions and bone grafting, pediatric training, root canals, implant restorations, full and partial dentures, crowns and bridges, and more.
Dr. Shaun currently lives in Chicago, Illinois with his wife, Dr. Maya Gendlin, who is also a general dentist. Dr. Shaun and Dr. Gendlin met in dental school, and got married in June, 2017 in Highland, IN. Dr. Shaun enjoys living in Chicago, spending time with friends and family, exercising, golf, and is a fan of the Bears, Bulls, Blackhawks, and Indiana University basketball. Dr. Shaun has given back to the local community through “Free Dental Days” and traveled to Port Margot, Haiti to treat patients without access to dental care. Dr. Shaun is an active member of the Indiana Dental Association (IDA), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Northwest Indiana Dental Society (ISDS), the Chicago Dental Society (CDS), and the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).