Dr. Ryan C. Dodge grew up in northern Wisconsin and has recently relocated to the Virginia area. Dr. Dodge received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from Marquette University in 2015. He was part of an advanced accelerated dental scholars degree program at Marquette, and graduated magna cum laude from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2018. Dr. Dodge was recognized with a commendation for clinical excellence during his time as a student at Marquette.
Dr. Dodge has a firm commitment to provide exceptional, personalized patient care in English and Spanish. He is passionate about ensuring all of his patients have a positive dental experience, and enjoys learning about patients personal lives so patients feel at home in his practice. Dr. Dodge avidly helps patients improve their dental health by explaining treatment options in comprehensible language and is always willing to answer treatment questions. He has a special affinity for Pediatric Dentistry and working with patients with dental anxiety. He enjoys working with children to give them a positive first dental experience to act as a foundation for future dental health, and enjoys providing dentally anxious patients with positive dental experience where they feel safe and like their concerns are taken seriously. Dr. Dodge models his patient care philosophy after the Jesuit ideal of Cura Personalis or “care for the whole person.” Therefore, he emphatically believes that exceptional dental health allows patients to improve the many aspects that contribute to overall health.
Dr. Ryan Dodge is an active member of organized dentistry. He is a past trustee of the Wisconsin Dental Association and is currently part of the Tidewater Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and American Dental Association. Dr. Dodge attends regular CE through his membership in dental associations to ensure he maintains knowledge considered on the cutting edge of dentistry.
Dr. Dodge married his wife Dr. Emma Dodge in June of 2018. His wife is currently serving as a Dentist in the United States Navy. Dr. Dodge and his wife enjoy hiking, white water rafting, water skiing, running, and finding new roasts of coffee beans to try.