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Dr. Whelen

Island Tower Dentistry

Meet Marco Island Dentist, Ryan Whelen, DMD


  • B.S. in Molecular Biology & Microbiology from the University of Central Florida
  • Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Whelen was born and raised in the Piedmont area of North Carolina where his appreciation for the outdoors and an active lifestyle began. After moving to Florida during high school, he attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He then completed his doctorate at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.

Dr. Whelen has expanded this appetite for knowledge and advanced dental treatments as he pursues his pathway of continuing education. He completed advanced training in surgical extractions, platelet-rich plasma therapy, and bone grafting techniques. He also graduated the Digital Smile Design Residency with Dr. Christian Coachman and is a member of the renowned Spear Academy. Dr. Whelen has also completed over 300 hours of education in Implant Dentistry studying under Dr. Jack Piermatti and Dr. Shanker Iyer at American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi Course. Furthermore, he is a licensed provider for LANAP (“laser gum surgery”), a unique and wonderful alternative to traditional techniques. Dr. Whelen is also a certified Invisalign provider who loves to see new smiles!

Outside the office, Dr. Whelen is an avid runner, adventurous skier, and has a passion for travel. He is a hockey fan and history buff who enjoys his time at the beach with a book or home practicing classical guitar.

We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

If you’re ready to take the next step toward good oral health and the beautiful smile you deserve, call our office at (239) 394–1004 or click the button below to send us a message today!

We’ll Keep Your Smile Looking Beautiful

  • 606 Bald Eagle Dr. Ste 200, Marco Island, Florida 34145
  • Monday through Thursday | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Closed Fridays | Call our office for emergencies

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