Meet the Doctors

/Meet the Doctors
Meet the Doctors 2018-04-23T18:28:58+00:00

Welcome to Skale Dental Professionals, Northbrook’s #1 choice in dentistry. Dr. Darryl and Dr. Ryan specialize in general and preventative dentistry with a conservative and individualized approach to treatment. Our doctors are skilled in all phases of dentistry from simple checkups and cleanings to advanced cosmetic, implant procedures and Invisalign. Our goal is to make your dental visits more comfortable than ever and your treatment better than you can imagine. Contact our team to schedule a visit to meet our staff and or doctors. We welcome a friendly hello anytime.

Skale dental family

Dr. Darryl

About Dr. Darryl Skale

Dr. Darryl has always been a great leader. He grew up in Dayton, Ohio and was captain of the varsity lacrosse team at The Ohio State University as an undergraduate before receiving his dental degree from Ohio State in 1979. He was highly involved at the dental school and served as the Treasurer of the professional dental fraternity Alpha Omega. He moved to the Chicago area with his beautiful wife to start his professional career.

In 1984 Dr. Skale opened the doors to his practice in Northbrook and has been an integral part of the community ever since. Darryl may be better known as Coach Skale than Dr. Skale because any time not spent at the office or with his family is on the sidelines of the practice field.

He begain coaching for Northbrook youth soccer in 1989 and was a pioneer in developing a Girls Traveling Soccer Program in Northbrook He served as Director of Youth Soccer for the Park District from 2000-2006 and his commitment to youth soccer got him elected into the Northbrook Park District Hall of Fame in 2006. Believe it or not, he is still coaching today as an Assistant Varsity Lacrosse Coach, a position he has held for 20 years. Previously he stood as President of the Spartan FC soccer club for many years.

Coaching might be his favorite hobby, but it isn’t his profession. Dr. Skale is also known within the community as an excellent and caring dentist. He works hard to stay current by taking significant dental continuing education courses. Each year, Doctor spends time gaining clinical knowledge, refining his skills and learning how to better himself and his team at the office. He prides himself on having a “CLEAN” office with the best technology. Of course he is a member of the Academy of Sports Dentistry, but additionally he is involved with the American Dental Assocation, Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society.

Dr. Ryan

About Dr. Ryan Skale

It was only a matter of time before Dr. Ryan returned home to join the family dental practice. He grew up in Northbrook, attended Glenbrook North High School where he excelled in academics and athletics as a soccer, basketball and lacrosse player. Ryan continued his education in Ohio where he received his bachelor’s degree from Miami (OH) University and immediately accepted a position at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Following dental school, Ryan was selected to be a dental resident in a competitive program at the Bay Pines VA hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida where he received an Advanced Education in General Dentistry certificate with a focus on implant dentistry, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry and complex full mouth rehabilitation while treating our countries veterans.

Ryan and his father bring a family feel to the practice of dentistry, ensuring each patient is treated with compassion and respect while receiving excellent dental care.

Dr. Ryan has recently gained even further advanced education through an arduous TMJ and Sleep Therapy residency program and completed over 200 hours of continuing education specifically focused on TMJ pain and Sleep Disordered Breathing. In 2016 he was accepted as a Diplomate in the American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine after passing a written examination and submitting successful case studies to the board. He is a “Fellowship-Eligible” in the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and American Board of Craniofacial Pain.

Dr. Ryan Skale is a member of the ADA, ISDS, CDS, AACP, ABCDSM, AADSM and AGD. He is working toward fellowship in the Academy of General dentistry.