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Welcome to Wadas Dental and Associates Inc., Your Dentist in Munster, IN

Wadas Dental Doctors

Amy J. Wadas, DDS, Erika Macias-Serna, DMD, Maerna Kersha, DMD, and Shehla  Ashgar, DDS specialize in beautifying smiles, maintaining your dental health, and helping you improve your appearance. Our experienced and friendly staff takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful. Our promise to you is that we will treat the veneers, fillings, crowns, and bridges we create will look as good as or better than your natural teeth. To make sure we keep that promise, the products we recommend and use are the highest quality and incredibly durable. You can trust your smile with us. Thank you for being a part of our dental family!

We continue to offer the Wadas Dental Membership Plan!  A Preventative Care Package that covers dental cleanings, doctor exams, oral cancer screening, ALL x-rays, fluoride, and an emergency visit on a monthly or annual plan.  Kids under 14 have their own plan as well.  Periodontal Preventative Care Packages also available.  Ask about our no-cost infant care program for new borns to 18 months.  Call or text today for details - 219-836-2910.

Meet the Doctor's

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Erika Macias-Serna

    Dr. Erika Macias-Serna is now into her 15th year of Dentistry from starting out as a Dental Assistant to becoming a Dentist.

  • Dr. Shehla Asghar

    Dr. Shehla Asghar graduated from New York University College of Dentistry and received here Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).

  • Dr. Maerna Kersha

    Dr. Maerna Kersha graduated from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove, Illinois.

  • Dr. Amy

    Dr. Amy is a 3rd generation dentist and one of seventeen dentists in her family according to Aunt Mary Ann. 


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "I love Dr. Wadas, Dr. Emily, and their entire staff. I'm always able to get an appointment ASAP. They're all so helpful and friendly; and they're great with my kids too!"
  • "Dr. Amy and her team are one of the most competent professionals i have ever encountered. Highly recommend."
  • "I have been going here for years and I would not want to go any where else. And Dr. Amy is the best."
  • "From my initial interaction with the receptionist through my leaving after the dental work, everything was impeccable. You have a very friendly and very skilled staff. Your practice is as good as it gets."

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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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Wadas Dental and Associates Inc.


8:00 am-6:10 pm


8:00 am-6:10 pm


8:00 am-6:10 pm


8:00 am-6:10 pm


8:00 am-2:00 pm