Dentist in Scottsdale, AZ
The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials, and work experience.
David Dischler, DDS, MAGD, graduated from New York University 1977. He moved with his family to Arizona that year and began his practice in Scottsdale. He mentored with a senior dentist for five years during which time he worked in his private practice on a part time basis. Dr. Dischler is past president of the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners, the Arizona Dental Association, and the Central Arizona Dental Society. After completing a 6-hour exam in 1999, was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. He has accumulated over 1100 hours of continuing education and in 2014 was awarded the Masters in General Dentistry from the Academy. Dr. Dischler has been inducted into three honorary Academies for his leadership and volunteer work in the local and state dental associations. He is presently involved with the American Academy of Dentistry, The International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Dischler served as a board member of the Charitable Foundation for a local non-profit insurance company.
Dr. Dischler is certified in Sleep Related Disorders and focuses the practice on sleep issues called Sleep Apnea, which contributes to snoring.
Tena Dischler, DHSc, is our office administrator and has been married to Dr. Dischler since August, 1971. Tena’s degrees include a Bachelor’s in Biology, a Master’s Degree in Science, and she is certified as a Clinical Bacteriologist. Tena received her doctorate in Health Science in March 2013 from A.T. Still University. She graduated with honors and published her manuscript in January 2014 in the Universal Journal of Internal Medicine. She has accumulated over 500 hours of continuing education and is a Board Director, certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors. She is the business administrator in our practice and oversees the day-to-day operations. Tena administered our program services to Nursing Home patients regarding their oral care and training of the facility’semployees for many years. Dr. Tena and Dr. Dischler taught leadership and office administration training for the Arizona Dental Association during the 1990’s.
Beth Ryan, RN, BSN, brings 40+ years of experience in Nursing to our practice. Originally from New Jersey, she has been caring for patients in the Valley since 1984. Beth graduated from Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, and has a wide range of experience in the treatment of Surgical and Trauma patients. Her primary focus included extensive experience with patients having Ear, Nose, and Throat conditions.
Her passion is in teaching, patient advocacy, and staff education. She worked as a Nursing Educator, as well as supervising Nursing Research projects throughout the years. Beth was the recipient of multiple “Nurse of the Year” awards while in clinical practice. Beth brings a multidisciplinary background to our practice supporting the integration of evidenced-based Medicine and Nursing to the practice of Dentistry. Beth will provide a well-rounded perspective for comprehensive holistic healthcare for our patients.