Meet Dr. Crane

Orthodontics is a unique profession because we improve a person's oral health, smile, and self-confidence in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Being an orthodontist is truly a dream job and something I have worked very hard to achieve. It is an honor and a privilege to be able to come in to work every day and improve people's smiles.

Education and Continuing Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude – University of Notre Dame
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery with High Distinction – Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Master of Science in Dentistry – Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Orthodontic Specialty Certificate – Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics

Like any healthcare industry, orthodontics is constantly evolving. Our practice is committed to staying on the cutting edge and providing the most advanced care possible.  I regularly attend continuing education courses to hear topics on the latest orthodontic techniques, 3D radiography, impression-less digital imaging, and SureSmile® technology.

Professional Memberships

Outside the Office

I currently reside in Valparaiso with my wife, Kristen, our daughters, Lilly, Ruby, and Lexy, and dog, Benji, the Basenji. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my young family, basketball, and traveling.

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