IUN Dental Hygiene Students Are Going Places!

Marzury and President Filipiak

Congratulations to IUN Dental Hygiene Student, Marzury Riggs (pictured above with ADHA President Tammy Filipiak), who was selected as a Student Delegate to the 2017 American Dental Hygienists' Association Annual Session held in Jacksonville, Florida.  Marzury was chosen among applicants from Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Michigan to represent District V.  

Congratulations to the 2018 Northwest Indiana Dental Society Scholarship winners!
Pictured from left to right: Tiffany Cummings Dental Assisting Class of 2018,
Julie Ridder Dental Hygiene Class of 2018, Sarah Vrabely Dental Hygiene Class of 2018,
and Josephine Auksel Dental Hygiene Class of 2018

Congratulations to the Dental Hygiene Class of 2018!

        Dental Hygiene Class of 2018 photo
We are proud of all of our graduates!
                                                                   Faculty photo commencement 2018

Community Outreach

Veteran's Day - community outreachIU Northwest, being a regional campus, has a mission to serve the needs of the community.  The Dental Education Programs are devoted to helping those in need in our region.  Our programs are involved in several community events such as the Veteran’s HealthProject/Operation Stand-Down program, oral health education to school-aged children andseniors, and Guatemala service learning experience. We also provide dental health services for the Indiana State Prison and for the Lake County Veteran’s Administration Dental Clinic.  

Faculty and Staff

We work hard to build and maintain the most highly qualified faculty and staffOur faculty comes to us from a variety of universities all with private practice experience. We have four full time faculty available to assist our students. We also have practicing dental hygienists and dentists as adjunct (part-time) faculty in our clinic. These faculty members are vital to the success of our program. They come to us with a variety of patient experiences and a plethora of knowledge in the field of dentistry. Students benefit from the diversity of backgrounds of our faculty and the experiences they bring to our programs.

Clinical Experience

The IU Northwest has an onsite Dental Education Clinic. Our Dental Education Clinic is open to the public and provides a rich clinical experience with over 500 hours of hands-on patient treatment time for each student. In our onsite Dental Education Clinic, students provide dentalservices to members of the Northwest Indiana community. The IU Northwest Dental Education Program has been in existence for over 40 years, graduating highly trained, competent dental professionals.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

Assistant to the Director

Dawn Marciniak
(219) 980-6770

Fax Number

(219) 981-4249

Mailing Address

IU Northwest
Dental Education
Dunes Medical / Professional Building
Room 1180
3400 Broadway
Gary, Indiana 46408