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.
General Membership Meeting Dates
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019
NEW LICENSE REQUIREMENT - OPIOIDS. Please join us for our first Opioids course at Avalon Manor with Dr. Matt Miller from the Indiana University School of Dentistry. We will also welcome the new IUSD Dean, Dr. Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch to speak to our group.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2020
Trends in Smoking. Please join us at Teibel's in Schererville for an update on smoking trends with Carol Jahn, RDH, MS. We will also welcome the Indiana University Northwest hygiene and assisting students to give out our NIDS Scholarships.
FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020
All the way from California, we welcome Janice Hurley and her Dental Image and Clinical Etiquette program. Join us at Avalon Manor, Merrillville, to find out how your office can create a great impression and give the best service possible to your patients. This will be a morning program with breakfast buffet included.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2020
The Heston Supper Club in LaPorte will welcome our group for a discussion with one of our very own, Dr. David E. Peters from TMJ Treatment Centers. He will present a TMD Discussion to our group and we will enjoy a fantastic meal, as always.
Executive Council Members 2018-2019
President - Chris Crane, DDS, MS
President Elect - Valerie Seifert, DDS
Vice-President- Rachel Dunlop, DDS
Treasurer - Annette Williamson, DDS
Secretary - Jamila Miller, DDS
Trustee - Mark Mihalo, DDS
Immediate Past President - Herb Yekel, DDS
Executive Director - Amanda Pickett
Below are links to the Meeting Flyers and other opportunities.....