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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

John Wadas IV, DDS

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Wadas IV, DDS is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

"Dentistry is the intersection of healthcare, engineering and art and design all in the same chair!"

My Mission

"I want to build a partnership with my patients that is professional, kind and leads to overall improved oral health. I enjoy working with my patients to accomplish their short and long-term dental health goals."

Education

  • Purdue University – West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Indiana University School of Dentistry – Indianapolis, Indiana

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Wadas has previously practiced in Crown Point and Dyer, Indiana. He continues to seek continuing education courses in order to stay up-to-date with the most advanced techniques and technology in the dental industry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and Indiana Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Wadas enjoys music, fishing and the outdoors, morel mushroom hunting and craft beer. His is also a volunteer and supporter of Cirque Indy.

Samantha Blaha, DDS

“They sure are handy when you smile. So keep your teeth around for a while!” – Dr. Seuss

My Mission

“As your dental professional, I strive to build strong relationships on a foundation of trust and respect. My passion in dentistry is helping patients obtain a healthy, functional, and esthetic oral environment.”

Education

University of Nebraska, Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife with an emphasis on Wildlife Diseases – Lincoln, NE

University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Lincoln, NE

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Blaha is currently an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Dental Political Action Committee and Indiana Dental Association. She is committed to continuing education in order to remain current with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Blaha can be found enjoying the great outdoors! She loves running, biking, hiking, boating and camping. She also appreciates cooking delicious meals and spending quality time with her family members and friends. Go Huskers!