About Our Scottsdale
Orthodontists & Team
Ryan C. Wait, D.D.S., M.B.A.
Dr. Ryan Wait is a 4th generation dentist and a 2nd generation orthodontist. He was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona and attended Arizona State University.
Dr. Ryan Wait earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City where he served as the Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity treasurer. Dr. Wait attended Roseman University of Health Sciences, where he earned a certificate in Advanced Education in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and a Masters of Business Administration degree. When he’s not treating patients, Dr. Ryan spends time with his family, riding his mountain bike and relaxing at the lake. Dr. Ryan Wait met his wife, Kyle, in dental school. They have a daughter, Elodie, and a son, Stetson.
- American Board of Orthodontics - Diplomate
- American Orthodontic Association - Member
- American Dental Association - Member
- Flying Dentist Association - Member
- Arizona State Orthodontic Association - President 2020
Charles E. Wait, D.D.S., P.C.
Dr. Charles Wait is a third-generation dentist, an outdoorsman and an aviation enthusiast. In his spare time, Dr. Wait enjoys giving back to his community by volunteering with the Rotary Club and the Flying Dentists Association charity events and doing mission work.
Dr. Charles Wait attended dental school at Northwestern University and received his orthodontic credentials at Loyola University, both located in Chicago. He has practiced his specialty since 1974. Dr. Wait is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Arizona Orthodontic Study Club, Rocky Mountain Orthodontic Society, World Federation of Orthodontists, Arizona Dental Society, American Dental Association and is a former president of the national Flying Dentists Association.