Meet the Doctors

Dentist in Merrillville

Louis Sertich D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Sertich received his pre-dental bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.  He then went on to Loyola University of Chicago for a Master’s Degree in Dental Materials and attended the Indiana University School of Dentistry for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

In addition to starting his own private practice, The Merrillville Dental Center, P.C. in 1982, Dr. Sertich has experience and expertise in many aspects of the dental industry.  He worked in product development and evaluation for Teledyne Dental Products while attending dental school.  He was also an instructor of Dental Materials at Harper College in Palatine, IL.  He has passed his vast knowledge of dentistry on to many young dentists and dental assistants through his multitude of positions within the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Indiana Dental Association, and the Northwest Indiana Dental Society.  He has held the position of President and Vice President of the Northwest Indiana Dental Society and is currently the President of the Northwest Indiana Dental Foundation for Education. Dr. Sertich has always availed himself of the most modern treatment modalities and the most up-to-date breakthroughs in dentistry in order to give his patients the highest quality care.

In the 31 years that Dr. Sertich has been in practice, he has been involved in many philanthropic organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America as a Boy Scout Leader since 1999, and a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary since 2001.  Dr. Sertich has been a resident of Crown Point for more than 25 years, where he lives with his wife, Pamela.

Timothy Kamp D.M.D., M.S.

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.

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 Dental AssociationIndiana State Dental Society, the Northwest Indiana Dental Association, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry.  Dr. Kamp is a certified Invisalign provider and has training in implant dentistry.

Born and raised in Lansing, IL, and St. John, IN, Dr. Kamp and his amazing wife, Carrie, currently live in Merrillville, IN.  Together they enjoy cooking, traveling and scuba diving.