Dr. Ryan J. Voelkert

Dr. Ryan Voelkert has a mission to deliver the best possible care to his patients by utilizing skill, training and communication.

Dr. Voelkert has extensive training and experience in periodontal and regenerative therapy, cosmetic periodontal surgery, pre-prosthetic surgery and dental implant therapy. He is one of the few South Carolina dentists certified as a Wilckodontics provider, offering Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics. Dr. Voelkert is fully trained and licensed to perform Laser Periodontal Therapy™ using LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) for treating periodontal disease.

Dr. Voelkert is committed to continuing education and co-hosts a local area study club for dentists as well as a dental hygiene study club which provides exceptional continuing education for himself and his colleagues. He has also presented lecture programs, speaking on subjects including periodontal maintenance techniques, bisphosphonate medications affecting dental treatment, implant-orthodontic-restorative relationships and dental implant concepts. Dr. Voelkert has also completed research and presented topics in the United States and Canada regarding alveolar ridge preservation and immunologic concepts.

Dr. Voelkert has enjoyed giving back to the local community and abroad through volunteering with the Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Give Kids a Smile, South Carolina Dental Access Day, and medical/dental clinics in Kenya and Venezuela.

Dr. Voelkert has maintained a private practice in Greenville, South Carolina since 2004 and enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children. He continues to appreciate the pursuit of technology and innovation, and the satisfaction of helping others through his expertise in dentistry.

Education:

     Furman University, Bachelor of Arts
     Medical University of South Carolina, Doctor of Dental Medicine
     Medical University of South Carolina, Certificate in Periodontics
     Medical University of South Carolina, Master in Health Science

Professional affiliations include:

     Diplomate:

          American Board of Periodontology
          American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry

     Fellow:

          American Academy of Implant Dentistry

     Member:

          American Dental Association
          American Academy of Periodontology
          South Carolina Society of Periodontics (President)
          Southern Academy of Periodontology
          South Carolina Dental Association
          Piedmont District Dental Society
          Greenville County Dental Society (Past President)

     Privileges:

          Greenville Health System

     Appointments:

          Medical University of South Carolina,
          Department of Periodontics,
          Adjunct Instructor