Dr. Crane and Dr. Dow provide all phases of dental care from simple fillings to orthodontics, general dental care and very complex dental implants or full mouth restoration and sedation. Throughout our website you will see the many phases of dental care we provide.

Dr. Joel P. Crane, DDS

Joel P. Crane, D.D.S. was raised in Delavan and graduated from Delavan-Darien High School in 1996. He attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2001. In 2005 Dr. Crane received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. While in dental school, Dr. Crane received the following awards: Indiana University School of Dentistry Alumni Scholarship, Perry Dental Study Group Scholarship for Academic Achievement, Harvey G. Levinson Memorial Scholarship Recipient, The American Equilibration Society Award, and The Organization of Teachers Diagnosis Award.

Dr. Crane is dedicated to staying current with new techniques and technology as dentistry continues to evolve. To remain current in his knowledge, he has taken extended coursework in digital radiology, dental implants, and sedation dentistry. Dr. Crane is certified in Invisalign, a clear form of braces and also completed and received certification of orthodontic study through a one and a half year program with the Academy of Straightwire and Functional Orthodontics. The office staff and Dr. Crane have also taken CEREC (Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) training.

Dr. Joel Crane enjoys spending time with his wife of 16 years, Katie, three daughters and son. In his free time, Dr. Crane enjoys playing volleyball, softball, golfing, hunting, and fishing.


  • American Dental Association
  • Wisconsin Dental Association
  • Columbia, Dodge, and Marquette Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Wisconsin Dental Study Club
  • Madison Dental Progress Forum
  • The Academy of Straightwire and Functional Orthodontics
  • Midstate Implant Study Club
  • Lodi Chamber of Commerce Member

Dr. Steven Dow, DDS

Raised and educated in Wisconsin, Dr. Dow earned his dental degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2015 and moved back to Wisconsin to practice. Dr. Dow joined Lodi Valley Dental in August of 2018 for the retiring Dr. Gene Sorensen.

Since graduating, Dr. Dow has honed his training further through continuing education in all aspects of dentistry including dental implant dentistry, Invisalign, crowns, veneers, and bridges. Dr. Dow has been providing patients with same day crowns using CEREC technology since 2016. Dr. Dow enjoys seeing all members of the family from kids to seniors.

When not caring for patients, Dr. Dow enjoys spending time with his wife, Jill, and their three children (ages 6, 4, and 2). In his free time, he enjoys golfing, athletics (both playing and watching), and working on projects around the house.


  • American Dental Association
  • Wisconsin Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry.