Dr. Kamp graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a Master’s Degree in Biology. He then completed his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. After completing his studies in 2016, he joined and ultimately became the owner of Merrillville Dental Center.
While working on his doctorate, Dr. Kamp used his background in engineering to perform research in several labs on cutting edge dental materials to advance the field of dentistry. He has worked with new biomaterials to enable faster bone healing, 3D printing of stents for guided implant surgery, and actively continues to educate himself about the latest and most effective treatment methods in dentistry.
He is currently a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, Indiana State Dental Society, and the Northwest Indiana Dental Association. Dr. Kamp is a certified Invisalign provider and has extensive training in implant and restorative dentistry. He’s currently pursing both an implant and a general dentistry fellowship and is passionate about treating complex cases where he can utilize his multidisciplinary training.
Born and raised in Lansing, IL, and St. John, IN, Dr. Kamp and his amazing wife Carrie currently live in Merrillville, IN with their 3 children, dog, and two cats. Together they enjoy cooking, traveling and scuba diving.
Dr. Patel is a Hoosier through and through. She graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in Chemistry. She then completed her master's degree in 2013 before moving on to complete her Doctorate of Dental Science from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2017.
Dr. Patel was honored as the American Academy of General Denistry Senior Student of the year at graduation for exhibiting outstanding potential as a general dentist and commitment to life-long learning and growth on the front line of oral health and dental care. She was also recognized by the National Health Service Core for her service to the underserved population in multiple organizations while achieving her DDS which allowed her to serve the first five years of her career in public health dentistry where she was active in the National Network for Oral Health Access. She is a current member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Indiana State Dental Society and the Northwest Indiana Dental Society.
Outside of work, she is most likely to be spending time with her husband, Rikin, and their two boys, Ajay and Dhru. They currently live in Valparaiso and enjoy the many perks Northwest Indiana has to offer.
Dr. Brittanie Patel finds her passion providing quality, compassionate and personalized comprehensive dental care for you and your whole family starting within 6 months of the first baby tooth. She strives to make patients feel relaxed and comfortable, creating a great experience and long-term patient relationship while building the healthy smile you deserve. She is passionate about treating the smallest of smiles to grow healthy smiles and happy kids.
Dr. Schneiss is dedicated to staying up to date on the latest technologies to provide his patients with the best possible information and care. He was born and raised near Milwaukee, WI and moved to NWI a few years after he completed dental school and an advanced surgical residency at the VA hospital. Dr. Schneiss is known to love spending time with his family and friends while having fun outdoors. He’s on a quest to visit all the national parks and also is a Cheesehead and passionate Green Bay Packers fan. He is a member of several professional dental organizations and respects each patient’s individual values and preferences. He’s completed multiple advanced training programs in cosmetics and implant dentistry and is currently pursuing a fellowship in implant dentistry.
Thanks for choosing Merrillville Dental Center for your dental services. We look forward to learning more about you and what we can do for your family’s healthy smiles.
303 W. 89th Ave, Suite E-2,
Merrillville, IN 46410
MON:9:00 am-5:00 pm
TUE:9:00 am-6:00 pm
WED:9:00 am-4:00 pm
THU:9:00 am-6:00 pm
FRI - SAT:8:00 am-3:00 pm
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (219) 755-0045