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An Indianapolis Orthodontist with 30+ Years of Experience

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Meet The Main Man That Makes All The Magic Happen!

If you live in the Indianapolis area and want to change the appearance of your smile by getting your crooked teeth straightened, Dr. Bob is the guy for you. He has been practicing orthodontics full-time since 1983, and has successfully treated more than 7,000 people over the past 30 years! He is highly experienced, and has a skill for creating the perfect dental aesthetics with complete function to ensure maximum harmony and facial balance.

Dr. Robert A. Stoner has been a full time orthodontist in Indianapolis since 1983. He has successfully treated over 7,000 patients in that time, and his specialty is providing high quality care in a comfortable, compassionate environment. Anyone who needs an orthodontist or dentist in Indianapolis, IN can rely on Stoner Orthodontics for an in-depth consultation and custom treatment plan.

The Ultimate Professional

Dr. Bob has presided over many research projects and helped develop many techniques for moving teeth, straightening teeth, and controlling the bones supporting them. He is a member of the teaching staff at Tweed Course in Tucson, Arizona. This two week course is taught to doctors from more than 100 countries, as well as those from university programs across the United States. Dr. Bob has also served as a clinical professor in the Department of Orthodontics at Indiana University School of Dentistry for more than 10 years.

Dr. Stoner's goal is to create ideal dental esthetics and function with optimal facial balance and harmony. He also places a high priority on offering patients a warm, welcoming office with a professionally trained and dedicated team. If you need braces in Indianapolis you will find caring, qualified professionals that stay up to date on the latest dental news and technology at Stoner Orthodontics.

A Highly Gifted Man

Dr. Bob is highly respected in the orthodontic society, and has lectured at a vast number of orthodontic programs in the United States. He also speaks at the annual session of the American Association of Orthodontists in Hawaii, as well as in Israel and Europe. He was the keynote speaker at the Iranian Association of Orthodontists in 2014 via teleconference. Since 2012 he has mentored at the Serbian Association of Orthodontics as well as the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Belgrade. There is no doubt about that he is an incredibly gifted man who loves traveling as much as he loves orthodontics.

One Of The Best Dentists In Indianapolis

Dr. Bob travels every year to teach continuing education courses to practicing orthodontists. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, and the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists, as well as being a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and a Fellow of the Charles H. Tweed Foundation for Orthodontic Education and Research. He also part of the Indianapolis District Dental Society, the Indiana Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Michigan Tweed Study Club, the Indiana Association of Orthodontists, the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity.

Curriculum Vitae

Robert Alan Stoner, D.D.S, M.S.
Address:
Home: 1168 Helford Ln., Carmel, IN 46032
Office: 8902 N. Meridian St., #137, Indianapolis, IN 46260
Education
MS University of Michigan
Department of Orthodontics
Ann Arbor, MI
July 1981 – July 1983
Class Rank: 2/9
Masters Thesis: Six Variables Affecting Third Order Control
DDS Indiana University
School of Dentistry
Indianapolis, IN
August 1976 – May 1980
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
Completed 90 hrs in 2 years
Early admittance to dental school—no undergraduate degree
Professional Experience
May 1976 – March 1981 Orthodontic Lab Technician – Dr. Morris Stoner
March 1983 - Present Private Practice - Orthodontics
Indianapolis, IN
Practiced with father, Dr. Morris Stoner until his death December 1985
Continued operation of a solo practice until present
Academic Appointments
August 1996 – August 2007 Indiana University School of Dentistry
Department of Graduate Orthodontics
Volunteer Clinical Faculty, 1 day/ week
Included Seminars, reading lists, exams, wire bending exercises, typodont course and treating patients
2007 – present University of Illinois
Department of Graduate Orthodontics
Visiting lecturer
Professional Activities and Memberships
Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, 1993
Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, Regular Member
Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research Fellow 1992 - present
Board of Directors 2006 – 2012
Tweed Course Instructor 1993 – present Teach every June course
Michigan Tweed Study Club
Alpha Omega (past present of local chapter)
American Association of Orthodontics and its regional and local components
American Dental Association and its regional and local components
Indiana Dental Association Judge for the Regional Science Fair 1985 -1997
Professional Licenses
Indiana Dental License
NERB 1980
Presentations
Speaker at the annual meeting of the American Association of Orthodontists (largest meeting in the world) in San Diego, CA, May of 2017.
Speaker at the Biennial meeting of the Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Education and Research in Dallas, TX, Oct. 24, 2015
Keynote speaker for the Serbian Association of Orthodontists Congress, Oct. 31, 2015
Continuing Education Typodont Course. Directional Force Mechanotherapy For Upper 4 Lower 5 Extraction Case. Serbian Orthodontic Society and the University of Belgrade Department of Orthodontics, October 25 – 30, 2015.
Speaker at the biennial meeting of the Tweed Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education, Guided Eruption to Reduce Treatment Duration, October 23 – 25, 2014.
Keynote speaker for the Iranian Association of Orthodontists, Tehran, Iran (via video conference), Treatment Planning and Mechanotherapy to achieve Long-Term Stability, Facial Balance, Dental Esthetics and Periodontal Health, October 12, 2014
Continuing Education Course to the Serbian Orthodontic Society. September 1-6, 2014
Continuing Education Lecture, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, and Mechanotherapy to achieve Facial Balance, Long-term Stability, and Health and Function of the Dentition, October 24, 2013.
Continuing Education Paper Typodont Course. Directional Force Mechanotherapy. Under the auspices of Universitea De Medicinā Şi Farmacie, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. October 14 – 20, 2013
Continuing Education Typodont Course. Directional Force Mechanotherapy For Upper 4 Lower 5 Extraction Case. Serbian Orthodontic Society and the University of Belgrade Department of Orthodontics. March 29 – April 5, 2013.
Keynote Speaker for the inaugural meeting of the Serbian Orthodontic Association as a member of the European Orthodontic Society, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for the High Angle Class II Patient. April 6, 2013.
Continuing Education Course. Vertical Control for the Class II patient and Directional Force Philosophy. University of Illinois, Department of Orthodontics February 2013.
Numerous Presentations on Various Topics to the Midwest Component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, 1998 – 2012:
- Comparison of .018 x .025 with .022 x .028 brackets with outcome
- Mandibular Response
- Mechanics for Mesial Molar Movement
- Incisor Intrusion
- Facial Balance
- Third Order Control
Speaker at the biennial meeting of the Charles H. Tweed Foundation. Vertical Control for Facial Balance. Tucson, AZ. October 2012.
Speaker at the American Association of Orthodontists Annual Meeting. Vertical Control for the Class II patient: A Key to Achieving Facial Balance. Honolulu, HI. May 2012.
Continuing Education Paper Typodont Course. Directional Force Mechanotherapy for Upper 4 Lower 4 Extraction Case. Serbian Orthodontic Society and the University of Belgrade Department of Orthodontics. September 5 – 11, 2011.
Speaker at the biennial meeting of the Charles H. Tweed Foundation. Third Order Control. Tucson, AZ. October 2010.
Speaker at the biennial meeting of the Charles H. Tweed Foundation. A Comparison of Mandibular Response between Two Extraction Patterns. Veresse, Italy. October 2008. Numerous presentations to the Michigan Tweed Study Club 1983 – present.
Numerous presentations to the Michigan Tweed Study Club 1983 – present.
Speaker at the biennial meeting of the Charles H. Tweed Foundation. Incisor Intrusion Utilizing T-loop Mechanics. Washington, D.C., 1996.
Case Presentation at the biennial meeting of the Charles H. Tweed Foundation, Paris, France, 1995.
Table Clinic on Light Cured Indirect Bonding, Colorado Springs, CO, 1996.
Alpha Omega Speaker on numerous occasions.
Research
Comparison of control with the same technique on matched samples of 100 cases. Both samples treated with the same technique but one with .018 x .025 and the other with .022 x .028. Research for admission to the Edward H. Angle Society, Presented in Naples, Florida, January 2000.
Supplied Cases for two different Master’s Theses at University of Illinois under the direction of Dr. Chester Handleman.
Supplied Cases for a Master’s Thesis at Indiana University.
Differences in Mandibular Response from Different Extraction Patterns in Class II, division 1 patients, presented to the Midwest Component of the Edward H. Angle Society of Orthodontists, January 2008.
Publications
Stoner, Robert A. Vertical Control for Facial Balance. The Tweed Profile, 2013.
Stoner, Robert, A. A New Twist on Third Order. The Tweed Profile, 2011.
Stoner, Robert A. A Comparison of Mandibular Response in Class II patients with different extraction patterns. The Tweed Profile, 2009.
Journal Reference
Progress in Orthodontics