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

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.