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About Us

Since 1978, Daniel W. Fridh, DDS and his team in La Porte, IN, have provided the highest level of general and cosmetic dentistry services to families across the area.

Our Philosophy

To serve our patients with information and the highest quality comprehensive dental treatment available so as to meet our patients’ needs and help them improve the overall quality of their lives.
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To be the innovative leader and the most patient-focused, service-led dental practice in our area.

Meet Our Dentists

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Dr. Daniel W. Fridh

Education

Dr. Fridh received his AB in Biological Sciences from Indiana University in 1972. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1975.

Dr. Fridh was awarded a General Practice Residency with the United States Air Force May 1975. He completed his residency at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, in June 1976.

He then served as Chief of Dental Operations at Baudette Air Force Station, Baudette, Minnesota and Finley Air Force Base, Finley, North Dakota. During his residency, his dissertation on the Effects of Fluoride Therapy was adopted by the Air Force as an official publication. While stationed at Baudette, he was instrumental in developing a Certified Dental Assistant Training program at the base. He was awarded a medal for meritorious service for his years of service with the USAF.

 

Dental Organization Affiliations and Memberships

• Member of the American Dental Association
• Past President of the Indiana Dental Association
• Current President of the Indiana Dental Association
• Member and Past President of the Northwest Indiana Dental Society
• Member and Past President of the La Porte County Dental Society
• Member of Pierre Fauchard Society
• Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry
• American Academy of Implant Dentistry
• Fellow in the International College of Dentists
• Past chairman of a subcommittee to revitalize dental direct reimbursement
• La Porte County Dental Services Program
• Directors Indiana State Dental Foundation
• Northwest Indiana Dental Foundation for Education
• International College of Dentists Regent 7th District

Community Involvement

• Currently chairperson of the La Porte Hospital Dental Staff and member of the hospital Executive committee
• Member and past president of the Kiwanis Club
• Member of the La Porte Chamber of Commerce
• Member of St. Joseph Church
• Member of Indiana University Hoosiers For Higher Education
• Member Indiana University Alumni Association
• La Pointe County Dental Service Program Advisor

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Dr. Chloe Mounayar

Education

Dr. Mounayar received her Bachelor of Science with honors in Human Biology, with minors in Chemistry, Anthropology, and Communications & Culture from Indiana University Bloomington in 2016. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2020.

Dental Organization Affiliations and Memberships

  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Indiana Dental Association
  • Member of the American Association of Women Dentists

Community Involvement

Dr. Mounayar is passionate about giving back to the community near and far. Throughout her education, Dr. Mounayar made time to volunteer in the community. At Indiana University, Dr. Mounayar volunteered at the United Ministries Food Pantry, Stone Belt—an organization that works with adults with disabilities, and with WildCare—an organization that works to protect the wildlife in Monroe County. During her time at the IU School of Dentistry, Dr. Mounayar traveled to Kenya to provide dental health education and care for children in several orphanages. In addition, Dr. Mounayar helped to provide oral screenings for participants of the Special Olympics, she provided fun and educational experiences for patients at Riley Hospital. She also pursued her love of animals through volunteer activities at Indianapolis Animal Care Services.

As Dr. Mounayar comes to know the La Porte area, she hopes to become very involved in the community and be able to help those who have made her feel so welcomed.

Meet Our Team

Hygienists

All of our hygienists are qualified for injections.

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Sharon
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Shari
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Jennie

Expanded Function Dental Assistant

All licensed to take x-rays

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Lindsay
Certified Dental Assistant
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Bonnie
Certified Dental Assistant
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Elaine
Certified Dental Assistant
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Barb
Certified Dental Assistant

Front Desk Staff

All patient coordinators specialize in MOGO dental practice management software. Monica is fluent in Spanish.

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Patty
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Linda
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Monica

Business Management

Specialize in QuickBooks, MOGO, Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel), and Adobe.

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Ashley
Dr. Daniel W. Fridh staff in La Porte, IN
Marti

Our team looks forward to meeting you and your family and helping you achieve healthy smiles you love! For more information about our practice, or to schedule an appointment, contact us today at 219-326-7446!

Daniel W. Fridh, DDS

1200 Andrew Ave
La Porte, IN 46350

Get In Touch

Phone: 219-326-7446
Fax: 219-324-8351
Email: info@DrFridh.com

Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm*

*First Friday of the month ONLY at this time

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