Beacon Hill Dental

Dr. Rita Patel-Miller and Dr. Paul Miller

General Dentists

Dr. Rita Patel-Miller and Dr. Paul Miller met while attending the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis. Previously, Dr. Paul attended Indiana University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Biology. Dr. Rita attended the University of Oregon and earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology.

After graduating from Indiana University School of Dentistry, they both moved to Cleveland, Ohio. While there, Dr. Paul completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Affairs Dental Clinic. Dr. Rita attended Case Western Reserve University and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. They moved to the Bloomington, Illinois area, where each was employed as the lead dentist in different practices.

After their son Liam was born, they decided to move to Northwest Indiana to build a brand new dental practice. The move to Crown Point has allowed them to be closer to Dr. Paul’s family in his hometown of Valparaiso. Dr. Rita is a native of Portland, Oregon.

For Dr. Rita, time away from looking after her patients includes cooking and spending time with friends and family, while Dr. Paul enjoys reading and working out. Both enjoy quality time with Liam and their daughter Maya traveling and experiencing new adventures as a family. They are also pet parents to a toy poodle named Molly, whom they've nicknamed “seven pounds of fury.”

Both doctors belong to the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Indiana Dental Society, Northwest Indiana Dental Society. Additionally, their commitment to clinical excellence involves investing in numerous hours of continuing education and extensive clinical training with Spear Education through hands-on workshops.

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