Exemplary & Specialized Dentist Valparaiso IN for over 15 years
Exemplary & Specialized Dentist Valparaiso IN
Michael Drone Dentistry & Prosthodontics in Valparaiso, Indiana is committed to providing exceptional customized and comprehensive dental care to improve your oral health, smile, and confidence. We believe that comprehensive care extends beyond treating the teeth and do our best to develop life-long relationships with our patients. We understand that people have individual needs and promise to provide and approach that meets your concerns while taking into consideration factors such as oral health, systemic health and finances. At your appointment we will listen to all of your concerns and provide dental solutions tailored for you to have optimal oral health.
Michael Drone DDS is recognized in creating ideal dental solutions for patients, especially as your needs change throughout your lifetime. We have a commitment to strive for excellence and maintain the highest standards in dentistry while offering professional care with a personal touch for long-term positive results.
It is important to select a highly qualified dentist with whom you can trust and has a known reputation and commitment for providing specialized dental care for each individual patient. Michael Drone DDS is a prosthodontist with specialized training and extensive experience in restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry and dentures which enables him to provide the most current procedures using the most advanced and proven technologies.
Our state-of-the-art practice also has a world-class dental laboratory with very talented dental technicians. Our technicians routinely meet our patients at their appointments and provide customized personalized care when designing the following dental treatments: smile design, veneers, crowns, bridges, implants, and dentures. We are able to consistently provide the highest esthetic and functional outcomes in dentistry and satisfy the goals for each patient.
Dr. Michael Drone
Dr. Drone is a native of Wheatfield, IN and has been practicing dentistry since 2003 and opened his private practice in Valparaiso, Indiana in 2007. Dr. Drone earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Indiana University School of Dentistry and earned his advanced specialty degrees in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics from Indiana University School of Dentistry and Medicine.
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We work with a dedicated team of professionals to make sure that your experience is the absolute best it can be. From our friendly front office staff, the assistants who work closely with Michael Drone DDS, our hygiene staff that helps our patients walk away with beautifully clean teeth and easy-to-understand dental knowledge, to the other specialists we are honored to work with; our knowledgeable dental staff will care for you every step of the way at your appointments.
Successful Patient Outcomes
We understand the importance of having a healthy, comfortable bite. Michael Drone DDS is able to provide each patient with excellent quality restorative dental solutions. An in-office consultation will allow us to diagnose and determine how your unique needs can best be met through our restorative dental options and ease your anxiety about the process.
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Dental implants are made of titanium or zirconia, are biocompatible, and are well tolerated by our bodies. This form of tooth replacement stands to offer one of the most sturdy and natural-looking dental solutions. Implants are a well scientific proven solution for over 50 years, dating back to the mid-1960’s and are the new standard of care for tooth replacement.
If you find yourself hiding your smile away from the people around you to ensure no one can see your missing, cracked, chipped or decayed teeth, then perhaps it is time to look into the life-changing world of cosmetic dentistry.
Michael Drone Dentistry & Prosthodontics is committed to your oral health and maintaining good oral hygiene is one of the most important things you can do for your teeth, gums, and overall health. It is just as important to have bi-annual oral health care exams as you would with your medical exams or eye exams.
All on 4 Dental Implants
The All-on-4 Dental Implant Procedure provides patients with a permanent fixed dental bridge that is attached to as few as 4 dental implants in one day. In one appointment 4 dental implants are placed into the jawbone and a dental implant bridge is attached to the implants immediately.
If you are one of the many people who feel your smile is inadequate to fit into normal society because of badly yellowed teeth, do not worry, as there are numerous dental solutions we offer at Michael Drone Dentistry & Prosthodontics. Fortunately, teeth whitening is among the easiest dental treatments in cosmetic dentistry.
The emergency dental services provided by Dr. Drone can help you achieve relief and prevent more serious complications from occurring. In many cases, we can schedule a same-day appointment. Meanwhile, with our after-hours phone line, you will always be able to reach us with questions and concerns.
A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth. You and Dr. Drone may determine that you need a tooth extraction for several reasons. While Dr. Drone will strive to prevent an extraction of a single tooth, multiple teeth or all teeth whenever possible, but certain conditions describe below may be the only solution for optimal oral health or restoring your smile.
Porcelain veneers cover the front surface of the teeth and correct chips, cracks, discoloration and misaligned teeth; they are incredibly durable and highly resistant to staining. You can have your smile transformed with remarkable results in just two office visits.
Dentistry offers more options to help you restore your teeth and maintain optimum oral health. One of the most effective and aesthetic restorative dental options is a dental crown. Dental crowns have the advantage of providing a both a functional and cosmetic dental solution for optimal oral health.
A dental bridge can be an alternative restoration to a dental implant, a removable partial denture, or treatment with braces. We strongly believe in replacing a missing single tooth or multiple teeth and offer a wide variety of tooth replacement solutions to provide you with a stunning smile.
Dental fillings are a way to restore teeth that have been cracked, fractured, broken or decayed. Teeth with untreated cavities can cause serious damage to your oral health and the bacteria can create systemic issues throughout your body.
While smiles are extremely important for an individual’s self-confidence, dentures are just as important for chewing and enjoying food. For some patients, dentures may be the best dental solution for replacing their missing teeth and smile.
Full Mouth Rehabilition
A procedure like full mouth reconstruction is very complex and should not be taken lightly. Dr. Drone, a prosthodontist, has extensive training in cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry and has been providing customized full mouth reconstructions tailored for dental needs of each patient for 15 years.
Oral cancer is commonly discovered after it has metastasized to another location which is commonly the lymph nodes in the head and neck region and the prognosis is significantly worse. Once into the lymph nodes the cancer can spread throughout the lymphatic system in the rest of the body.
Bruxism & TMD
Bruxism is one of the most common know sleep disorders and can cause most of its damage during sleeping hours. Sleep bruxism is considered a sleep-related movement disorder. People who clench or grind their teeth (brux) during sleep are more likely to have other sleep disorders, such as snoring and pauses in breathing (sleep apnea).
If you have lost all, or most of, your natural teeth then dentures may be the best dental solution to restore your smile and your ability to chew. According to the American College of Prosthodontists more than 36 million Americans do not have any teeth and 120 million people in the United States are missing at least one tooth.
Dental bonding restores minor cosmetic imperfections to help improve the appearance and function of a tooth by using a composite resin, a tooth colored material. Composite resin is a white filling material and is available in a variety of colors.
Periodontal disease, commonly known as periodontitis or gum disease, is a progressive disease that affects the gums and jawbone. If not properly treated, periodontal disease worsens and the ultimate result is tooth loss and jawbone loss. Periodontal disease is the #1 reason for tooth loss among adults.