Meet Ryan Askeland, DMD
Ryan Askeland, DMD is a Florida native, born and raised in the Fort Lauderdale area. He attended the University of Florida for both his Undergraduate and Dental degrees. Dr Askeland has a strong family history in dentistry, benefiting from years of collaboration with his father, brother and wife who are all dentists. He and his family moved to the Treasure Coast in 1998 and are proud of the roots they have established here for over 20 years.
Dr. Askeland maintains a solid foundation in family dentistry with a strong focus in comprehensive cosmetic and implant restorative dentistry. Realizing that the practice of dentistry is in a constant state of change, he is committed to keeping pace. Dr. Askeland attends numerous continuing education seminars both on a local and national level. He has been a member of the Sailfish Study Club since 2001, which hosts a variety of internationally known speakers discussing the latest advances in dentistry.
In addition to general dentistry, Dr Askeland has also found a passion for helping patients who suffer from sleep disordered breathing. Among the many factors affecting sleep, Sleep Apnea is a major concern affecting millions of people. Dr Askeland has devoted countless hours in continuing education studying dental sleep medicine and is dedicated to screening and treating patients suffering from this potentially life-threatening disease.
Dr. Askeland’s dedication to his profession is evident through his deep commitment and continuing involvement in organized dentistry. Memberships include the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Atlantic Coast District Dental Association and Treasure Coast Dental Society. He has served in many capacities throughout the local and state levels as well as Peer Review Chair for St. Lucie County.
Dr. Askeland and his wife, Jenny are the proud parents of three wonderful children who keep them very busy. They all enjoy diving, fishing and cruising throughout the Bahamas in the summertime and heading out West to ski and snowboard during Spring Break. He is also an avid golfer and distance runner, having completed 11 marathons and counting….
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