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Van Buskirk & Krischke DDS, LLC: Dental Care That Exceeds Your Expectations
Enjoy High-Tech Dentistry in a Cozy Atmosphere
Welcome to Van Buskirk & Krischke DDS, LLC, where vintage charm meets state-of-the-art dental technology. What does that mean for you? It means you can expect a warm and welcoming atmosphere as soon as you walk in the door.
To complement the cozy, antique feel of our Crown Point, IN dentist office, we have Starbucks coffee, cable TV, and free Wi-Fi for all our patients. We also make it a priority to have the best dental equipment in our office. We’re always incorporating new materials and techniques to better serve communities like Winfield, Cedar Lake, Hobart, Merrillville, Valparaiso, Schererville, St. John, Dyer, Lowell and Demotte.
And that’s just the beginning.
We’re your one-stop-shop for dental care. You’ll find that our practice offers a variety of services to meet your needs:
- Get a beautiful smile with customized orthodontic treatments. Whether you need traditional braces to correct your bite or want to know if you’re a candidate for Invisalign, we’ve got the tools and skills to give you what you need.
- Combine cosmetic dentistry options for a smile makeover. We can gently upgrade the color and shape of your smile until it looks the way you’ve always dreamed.
- Prevent damage and decay with regular dental cleanings and exams. We provide a thorough oral cancer screening during every painless exam. Be sure to ask about our fluoride options, too!
To learn more about how we can give you a smile that exceeds your expectations, call Van Buskirk & Krischke DDS, LLC at 219-641-3422.See the Video
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From tooth fillings to root canals to dental crowns, our restorative dentistry options can repair any dental damage. Call us to find out more.Learn More
I'm Embarrassed to Smile
Don’t be shy about revealing your smile because of flaws like chips, stains, or crooked teeth. We can correct imperfections with cosmetic dentistry in our Crown Point, IN dentist office. Orthodontics, teeth whitening, dental veneers, and more! You can even get facial rejuvenation treatments like Juvéderm®.
I'm Having a Hard Time Chewing
If dental damage makes it tough for you to enjoy your favorite foods, see our Crown Point, IN dentists for a free restorative dentistry consultation. We can repair your damage with dental implants, dental crowns, dental bridges, and more.
I'm in Pain or Have Discomfort
If you’ve got a dental emergency, call our Crown Point, IN dentist office to get out of pain fast. Our extended hours make it easy to get a same-day appointment. And we monitor an after-hours number for dental emergencies.
Visit a Dental Office That Caters to Your Needs
Conveniently located less than a mile from the Crown Point Sportsplex, our office has evening and Saturday hours to fit your busy schedule. Call 219-641-3422 or contact us online to book an appointment with Dr. Mark Van Buskirk and Dr. Michael Krischke at a time that works for you:Patients' First Visit at VB&K DDS, LLC Read Transcript
When someone walks in the door that hasn't been here before, the first thing they're going to see is our front desk staff and they're going to be smiling and they're going to ask you the right questions and explain to you what you need to get healthy. In the operatory, when you come and sit down with me, I'm going to explain it too, but they can explain the importance of X-rays in order to prevent dental decay and other things. It's important to mention that we do, on every patient when they come for prophylaxis, which is a cleaning, we do an oral cancer screen, which is very important. When you do an oral cancer screen, you take a piece of gauze, you grab someone's tongue and tug on it, look underneath, look at the sides, look at the sides of their mouth. You palpate their lymph nodes, and all those things, and you'd be surprised how many people come in here and I do that, and they don't know what I'm doing. But I always say, 'This is a test you really want to pass is the oral cancer screen.' If you have cavities, if you have teeth that need to be pulled, those are problems that we can surmount, but the test that you really want to pass is that oral cancer screen we do on every patient. You can be confident when you come here that we are providing the standard of care. The standard of care is something that's written down that says this is what you need to do in order to treat your patients right, is to provide these services. And sometimes, some of those services get skipped, but not here. I mean, we are very conscious of what the standard of care is and the problem is that sometimes patients come in and they don't want the standard of care, they want something that's a little less, and I have to explain to them that we can't do it that way.
- Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
- Wednesday : 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday : 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
At Van Buskirk & Krischke DDS, LLC, we value your comfort. Convenient hours and cutting-edge technology give us the ability to provide you a quality experience.
Our dentists are two of the trusted dentists in Crown Point, IN since Dr. Mark Van Buskirk finished his degree at Indiana University School of Dentistry, while Dr. Michael Krischke earned his DDS from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. We speak Macedonian, so give us a call!
What Our Patients Are Saying
Highest recommendation to Dr. Van Buskirk & everyone at Van Buskirk & Krischke DDS Dental. As we come to the close of 2017, many of us reflect on the blessings we have received this year. How grateful I am that I can cite my experience with Dr. Van Buskirk and his entire staff as among my blessings. From my very first visit (many years ago) at the office, I was always made to feel welcome and comfortable, both by the friendly competence of the staff and the pleasant environment of the office itself. I have been a patient of Dr. Van Buskirk and Helen, as my hygienist, for many years. Helen is the most professional, kindest, and knowledgeable of any I’ve ever seen. The highest recommendations to Dr. Mark, Helen, and the entire staff.
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