Dr. Andrew J. Weber, DDS, MS

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Chad R. Ryker, D.D.S., M.S.

Chad R. Ryker, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Chad Ryker has been practicing dentistry for 21 years and periodontics for 15 years. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry entered the Air Force in 2002, starting his career at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH as an Advanced Education in General Dentistry resident. He then served at Lajes AFB, Azores with a follow on assignment to Hickam AFB, HI. He then completed his residency in periodontics at Wilford Hall Medical Center Lackland AFB, TX. From there he was stationed at Peterson AFB, CO from 2011-2016. He moved across town to The United States Air Force Academy to instruct the AEGD-1 residents in periodontics from 2016-2017. Then he moved to Joint Base Pearl Harbor/ Hickam in July 2017 and served as the Chief of Dental Services and Chief of Periodontics. He went to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and instructed periodontics residents from Aug 2020 to Oct 2022. He moonlighted in private practice from Jan 2021- Oct 2022. He retired from the Air Force in Oct 2022 after 20 year and 4 months of service and entered full time private practice.

Dr. Chad Ryker is married to his wife of 14 years, Dr. Nicole Ryker. They have 1 artistic daughter (11 years old) and 3 very active young boys (8, 6, and 2 years old). The whole family loves to travel. Dr. Ryker’s hobbies include trail running, cycling, snow skiing, and pretty much any outdoor activity. He also loves to spend time with his family, read and listen to podcasts.

Education:

1998 Bachelor of Science Degree. Biological Sciences, The Master’s College, Santa Clarita, CA

2002 Doctor of Dental Science, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH

2004 Squadron Officer’s School, Correspondence, Lajes AFB, Azores

2011 Periodontics Residency Certificate, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX

2011 Masters of Science Degree in Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

2012 American Board of Periodontics Certification

2019 Air War College, Correspondence, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Outside of the Office

Dr. Andrew Weber grew up in the small, farming community of Teutopolis, Illinois. In 1995, he married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Lea, and they have 2 children, Presley and Peyton, and an adopted old Yorki named Portia. He and his wife are music fans and see a variety of performances and concerts when possible. He enjoys playing guitar, making music, and being active.

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