Meet Doctor Stu

Dr Stu and familyStuart J. Ryan, D.D.S., M.S.D.  – “Dr. Stu”

Dr. Stu feels he has the greatest job in the world! Seeing the transformation that orthodontic treatment can create for a patient is truly amazing. He is passionate about helping you and your child achieve the smile you have always imagined!

Dr. Stu is a very proud Fishers, IN native. He grew up in the Hamilton Southeastern School District and graduated from HSE High School. While in high school, he played on the HSE tennis and golf teams. Go Royals! He moved to Bloomington where he graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. He was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society upon completion of his undergraduate studies.

He followed in his father and grandfather’s footsteps by attending the Indiana University School of Dentistry and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree. While in dental school, he was active in student research and received several awards for work he did in the field of regenerative dental biomaterials. He graduated as salutatorian of his class of 100 dentists and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Honor Society. Following dental school, Dr. Stu completed his orthodontic residency at Indiana University where he was awarded a Master of Science and Certificate in Orthodontics. During his residency, he was named the IUSD Chancellor’s Scholar – an award given to the resident with the highest grade point average across the Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Stu is proud to be a Board Certified Orthodontist, achieving full board certification from the American Board of Orthodontics. Only around 30% of orthodontists successfully achieve this designation - and Dr. Stu is proud to fulfill the highest orthodontic standards and quality of care for his patients.

Dr. Stu is actively involved in the Indianapolis District Dental Society (IDDS), Indiana Dental Association (IDA), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), American Dental Association (ADA) and Indiana Association of Orthodontists (IAO). He stays updated on the advances in dentistry through membership in the Indianapolis Northside Spear Study Club and Richmond Spear Study Club.

Outside of the office, Dr. Stu loves to stay active playing tennis and golf. He and his wife, Erin, live in Fishers with their daughter, Brooke. They are members of itown church. Dr. Stu is a big fan of the Hoosiers, Colts, and Pacers and loves to attend summer concerts in town!

Dr. Stu is excited to meet you and looks forward to helping you on your journey to a beautiful smile. Give us a call today to see how we can give you a smile that is out of this world!


Sadler Orthodontics

  • Fishers Office - 11921 Lakeside Dr., Fishers, IN 46038 Phone: (317) 594-0888
  • New Castle Office - 916 S. Main St., New Castle, IN 47362 Phone: (765) 521-4500
  • Richmond Office - 1923 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374 Phone: (765) 935-5251

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