Dr. Randy Snyder has been in private practice in periodontics in Arizona for nearly 30 years, the last 22 years in Yuma. He completed his B.S. degree in Zoology at the University of California at Davis in 1978. He attended dental school at Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis and earned his D.M.D. degree in 1982. He took his postgraduate specialty training in periodontics at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and earned his specialty certificate in 1984. He completed a year of dental implant training at the Misch International Implant Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 2000. He also received training in IV sedation through a postgraduate course in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine over a year in 2000-2001. He completed a year of training in laser assisted periodontal surgery at the Millenium Dental Technologies Training Institute in 2011.
Dr. Snyder moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1984 and practiced as a periodontist for five large group dental offices until 1988. He then joined a private periodontal practice in Tempe, Arizona where he was first an associate and then later a junior partner. He moved to Yuma in 1991 where he opened Yuma's first full-time periodontal practice in the same location he is in today.
Dr. Snyder is very active in his local, state, and national dental and periodontal organizations.He has been the President and Program Chairman of the Yuma County Dental Study Club since 1995, a group that meets monthly providing continuing education for dentists and hygienists.
Dr. Snyder's memberships include the American Dental Association, the Arizona Dental Association, the Southern Arizona Dental Society, the Yuma County Dental Study Club, the American Academy of Periodontology, the Arizona Society of Periodontists, the Academy of General Dentists, the American Academy of Implant Dentists, the International College of Oral Implantologists, the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and the International College of Dentists.
Dr. Snyder has earned Fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Oral Implantologists, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry.
Dr. Snyder is married and is active in his church. He loves to travel, sightsee, and attend sporting events. He also enjoys trout fishing, hiking, golfing, photography, and the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.