Meet the Distinctive Dental Solutions Team.

Each member of our team is devoted to practicing the mission of DDS - to elevate the overall health and quality of life for every person with whom we come in contact. When you meet our team their dedication to our patients shows clearly. The DDS team strives to provide an educational, comfortable, and enjoyable experience for each and every patient.

Bret A. Bologna, DDS Bret A. Bologna, DDS Bret A. Bologna, DDS Proudly Serving the Crown Point community since 1998. Learn More Dr. Bologna graduated magna cum laude with a degree in biology from Marian College and received his doctoral degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry since 1995, and has proudly served the Crown Point community since 1998.

Dr. Bologna lives in Crown Point with his wife Katie, and two sons Jackson and Everett. He values spending his free time with his family and enjoys golfing, sailing, and skiing.

American Dental Association
Indiana Dental Association
Northwest Indiana Dental Society
Chicago Dental Society
Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce
National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
American Heart Association
Claire Claire Claire Front Desk Department Head / Financial & Insurance Coordinator Claire has been a member of the DDS team since 2007. Claire holds a B.S. in Hospitality Management from Purdue Calumet, and her prior experience in banking and the hospitality industry have proven to be an asset to both her team members and patients alike. She enjoys baking all the time, and provides the DDS patients with fabulous treats frequently! Claire spends a lot of time with her close-knit family, and looks forward to camping and kayaking in the warmer months. You will always find Claire going the extra mile for her patients, and she enjoys working in an environment where she can build strong relationships with both team members and patients. Learn More Dawn Dawn Dawn Hygiene Assistant/Front Desk Dawn has been a member of the DDS team since 2008. Dawn enjoys playing local volleyball and softball. She is proud to be a part of a team that goes above and beyond for their patients! Dawn enjoys the unique opportunity to provide patients with the best possible knowledge and technology to help them make the right decisions for their dental and overall health. Learn More
Brandi Brandi Brandi Dental Hygienist / Hygiene Department Head Brandi has worked as a hygienist at DDS since 2005. Graduating from Indiana University Northwest in 2000, Brandi has significant experience in the dental field and is the head of the hygiene department at DDS. Brandi lives in Crown Point with her husband and 2 daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, bowling, traveling, and camping. Brandi is dedicated to providing her patients with the most current education and technology, and she enjoys working with the friendly, outgoing DDS team. Learn More Jennifer Jennifer Jennifer Marketing Coordinator / Manager - Strategic Planning Jen began her career at DDS in 2004, and has been in the dental field since 1999 while working part-time throughout college. Jen graduated summa cum laude from Valparaiso University in 2003, majoring in marketing. Jen lives with her husband and two daughters in Crown Point. Jen values spending time with her family and friends, loves being outdoors, and staying active. Jen enjoys bringing the knowledge and experience DDS offers to patients and the community. Learn More Misty Misty Misty Clinical Assistant Misty lives in Crown Point with her husband of 17 years, and two children. They have lived in Crown Point since 2003, and Misty is so excited to now be working in the town she calls home. Misty came to DDS in 2015 with 9 years experience in the dental field. The DDS team and patients have welcomed her with open arms and are excited to work with Misty for many, many years to come. Learn More