A Reason To Smile Again

Serving Apple Valley, Eagan, Rosemount, Farmington, Burnsville and Lakeville


About Us

At Adarve Prosthodontics, our Philosophy of Care is simple and clear. We help dentists help their patients and help patients with their dental needs. As some needs may be complex, they can be source of frustration for both dentist and their patients. Our clinic will be happy to assist and will always provide a reason to smile again.

We believe that smile can improve yourself and affects the world around you. With your smile, you:

  • Can show confidence, self esteem and success
  • Can promote happiness and good health
  • Can make others feel welcome, special and appreciated
  • Or simply brighten up someone's day

Our Philosophy, therefore, gives everyone a reason to smile again!

We implement this philosophy by giving you the specialist care you deserve through:

  • Working closely with your general dentists, physicians, other dental specialists and dental technicians.
  • Taking a whole mouth approach in developing a personalized treatment plan and care.
  • Assuring that you look, feel and function better.
  • Continuously advancing our expertise and modernizing our tools and equipment.
  • Educating you, the community, and even dental professionals with the most current evidence-based treatment protocols.

Dr. Ranier M. Adarve is a highly trained and experienced dental specialist with impeccable educational background. Great institutions all over the world molded his training and experiences.  He earned his double masters degree, certificate and professional programs from Harvard Macy Institute (2010), Noble Biocare Training Institute (2010), University of Minnesota Graduate School (2005), University of Minnesota Graduate Prosthodontic Program (2005), University of Minnesota College of Educations (2005), University of the Philippines- National Teachers Training for Health Professionals (2002) an University of the Philippines College of Dentistry (1996).

He is also an international dental educator with exceptional academic and scholarly record. He taught at University to Minnesota School of Dentistry (current), Oregon Health and Science University (2005-2007), University of the Philippines (1998-2002) and Emilio Aguinaldo College (1996-2002). In 2012, Dr. Adarve was the Recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award given by the American Dental Educators Association for his outstanding contribution and innovation in dental education. This award is only given to one individual among all the dental educators of US and Canadian Dental Schools and Colleges.

Currently, Dr. Adarve is a member of the faculty of the Department of Restorative Sciences Division of Prosthodontics, where he is appointed as the Course Director for Pre Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics. He also holds various teaching and service roles for undergraduate dental students, International students, and Graduate Prosthodontic residents.

Dr. Adarve is an active member of American Dental Education Association (ADEA) since 2004. He became the President of the Educational Research / Development and Curriculum Section of the ADEA in 2011. He is also the most published author in MedEdPORTAL, a publication service that promotes educational scholarship to medical and dental educators and provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges in partnership with the American Dental Education Association.

Dr. Adarve is a practicing Prosthodontist.  He is a consultant of the Minnesota Board of Dentistry for Prosthodontics and also a liaison to Central Regional Dental Testing Center (CRDTS). He lectures locally and internationally and runs a study club for general dentist.