Welcome to the Northwest Indiana Dental Society

The Northwest Indiana Dental Society (NIDS) is a non-profit professional organization for member dentists in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties. NIDS is a local component of the tripartite association of the Indiana Dental Association and the American Dental Association. NIDS provides monthly continuing education meetings throughout the year, access to community service, leadership opportunities, a voice for legislative advocacy in organized dentistry, and a fostering of professional and personal relationships.

Recent Events:

NIDS 5k Run/2k Walk for Oral Cancer Awareness

The Northwest Indiana Dental Society hosted the 5th 5k Run/2k Walk for Oral Cancer Awareness on September 23, 2023 at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, Indiana.  
The weather was great and we had 129 participants and over 20 volunteers helping with the event.  Thank you to all the great sponsors that made this possible:

Platinum Sponsors
Dr. Jay Platt, Oral Surgery
The Art of Dentistry
Endodontic & Periodontic Associates, Inc
Puntillo & Crane Orthodontics

Gold Sponsor: Endodontics, Inc.

Silver Sponsor: Dr. Chris Gall

Bronze Sponsors: Dr. Mark Mihalo;  AAC Orthodontics; Dr. Jamila Miller; Chicago Dental Broker, Dr. Robert Uhland; Aspire OMS; Region Signs; Glacial Sands OMS

Also thank you for contributions and donations from:  Crest/Oral B; Gamba Ristorante & Colgate






The Northwest Indiana Dental Society is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from (09/01/2017) to (08/21/2021).
Provider ID# 212204.