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
FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019
NIDS Summer Social Event
Gary Steel Yard welcomes the NIDS members and their families to come out for a night of baseball and fun! Sign up for a great night out that won't break the bank.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
An Evening of Ethics with Jay Dziwlik from the IDA. This required course will be more fun with a familiar face - Jay! Please join us at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville for dinner and CE.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019
2nd Annual Run/Walk for Oral Cancer Awareness
Located at Hidden Lake Park in Merrillville, IN, we will host our second 5K event to benefit Oral Cancer Awareness initiatives. Sponsor forms are available now on this site or at the NIDS office. Runner/walker registration is open.
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.
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.....