Meet Our Dentists

Christiaan A. Willig, D.D.S.

Dr. Christiaan A. Willig received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Wabash College and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis. After practicing dentistry with the Public Health Service in Browning, Montana on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, he relocated to Northern Indiana to provide dental care in 2005.

In April of 2007 he founded Orange Door Dental Group in Elkhart. Dr. Willig and his wife, Alina, are both originally from Fort Wayne. They have a daughter, Gracie Jane, and a son, Bower.


Philip W. Gardner, D.D.S

Dr. Gardner graduated from Indiana University School of Dentistry and has been practicing for about 37 years. Dr. Gardner enjoys spending time with his family and really enjoys time with his grandchildren. His hobbies are fishing and woodworking.


Dr. Gabrielle M. Johnson

Dr. Gabrielle M. Johnson is originally from Colorado, and completed her Bachelor Degree in Biochemistry at Indiana University South Bend in 2010. After Receiving her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Indiana University School of Dentistry in May 2014, she accepted a position at a nonprofit clinic where she provided care for the underserved in North Central Indiana.

Dr. Johnson found the Orange Door Dental Practice while searching for a change of pace. She is very pleased to be part of the Orange Door Dental team, where she is practicing alongside of a talented group of doctors and staff who are just as committed to providing excellent patient care as she is!