Dr. Ryan Baxter graduated from Rapid City Stevens High School and was a State Champion Wrestler and State Champion in Martial Arts.
Dr. Ryan graduated from South Dakota State University Magna Cum Laude. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) with honors from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Illinois.
Dr. Baxter actively participates in organized dentistry and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, South Dakota Dental Association, Black Hills District Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society.
Dr. Baxter was selected by Consumers' Research Council of America for "America's Top Dentists 2017."
In his free time he enjoys rock climbing, hiking and camping. In the winter Dr. Baxter enjoys helping Stevens wrestling program and the AAU Westside Wrestling Program.
Along with caring for the Rapid City Community at Creative Smile Designs and the Community Health Center of the Black Hills, Dr. Baxter participates in dental mission trips to third world countries to help treat children in dire need. His recent trips were to villages within the Dominican Republic, Central America and Zambia, Africa where he performed hundreds of dental surgeries.