Ryan Langel, DDS, is a driven and passionate Doctor of Dental Surgery at Westgate Dental in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Langel feels fortunate to be providing the West Des Moines community with high-quality and comprehensive dental care, a community he calls home.
Dr. Langel was raised on a farm in rural Le Mars, Iowa, the Ice Cream Capitol of the World. In 2011, he graduated from Iowa State University in Ames with a degree in agriculture and then returned to Le Mars, where he worked on his family farm with his father. After seven years of farming, he decided on a career change to focus on his passion for dentistry.
He graduated from Creighton University School of Dentistry. He found a passion for dentistry through his own oral health, finding that the health of the oral cavity is crucial to the health of the person.
Dr. Langel enjoys providing a comfortable, calm, and friendly experience for all his patients while improving their overall health and creating beautiful smiles. He says that building a relationship with his patients is one of the great things about being a dentist.
Outside of work, Dr. Langel loves spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, and catching a good show or movie on Netflix.
Dr. Langel and his wife, Diana, are excited to be back in the Des Moines area, where they are closer to family, friends, and the Cyclones.