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

As in 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, impressionless digital imaging, and clear aligner therapy technology.

Professional Memberships

Outside the Office

Puntillo and Crane Orthodontics, Dr. Christopher Crane's family, Dr. Crane with his wife and three daughters

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