Our Doctors

Merrillville Dental Center we understand your anxiety before getting a treatment, so we work especially hard to put you at ease.

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

Dr. Timothy grew up in a family that encouraged him to be hardworking and have empathy for all. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s degree in Biology at Purdue University. Dr. Kamp earned his Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. He believes in honesty and empathy towards his patients. The empathetic nature of Dr Kamp makes his patients feel comfortable and heard. Dr. Kamp actively continues to educate himself about the latest and most effective treatment methods in dentistry.

He has extensive training in implant and restorative dentistry and is passionate about treating complex cases where he can utilize his multidisciplinary training.

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Brittanie Patel, D.D.S., M.S

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

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.

Beau Schneiss D.M.D., M.S.

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.

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Our Team

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At Merrillville Denal Center, we’re dedicated to creating meaningful relationships with our patients. Our highly trained team wants every patient to feel safe and comfortable – like you’re visiting an old friend!

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