Our Dentist

Dr. Ryan Van Haren is a Grand Rapids native who opened his Grand Rapids, Michigan dental practice in 2007. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Michigan in 1998 and went on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan Dental School in 2002. In 2013, Dr. Van Haren completed a multi-year advanced program for dentists from the Kois Center on applying the latest advances in dental science to the practice of dentistry.  Dr. Van Haren is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Michigan Dental Association, and the West Michigan Dental Association.

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Dr. Ryan enjoys being a dentist because he likes to spend time with patients, improve their smiles, and make their time at the dentist as comfortable as possible. The extra care and attention from Dr. Ryan, passionate staff members that genuinely care about patients, use of the highest quality materials supported by science, and relationships with the best dental labs around give patients peace of mind that they have come to the right place for great dental care.

Outside the dental office, Dr. Van Haren enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He also cooks, golfs, skis, and enjoys reading.

Most of Dr. Van Haren’s patients reside in Grand Rapids, East Grand Rapids, Cascade, Ada, Kentwood, and surrounding areas such as Grandville, Hudsonville, Lowell, and Rockford.

Learn more about Dr. Van Haren's Kois Center Training

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Our Practice

Our Practice Dentistry necessarily involves cleaning, restoring, and enhancing teeth and gums, but dentistry needn’t be scary or painful.  Van Haren Dentistry in Grand Rapids, Michigan has the tools to ease or eliminate pain and fear. In fact, most dental visits are painless. The most important tool for addressing pain and anxiety is communication. The…

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Before & After

Before & After Check out some of our recent dental work helping our patients be confident in their smile again. Our Practice Our Practice Dentistry necessarily involves cleaning, restoring, and enhancing teeth and gums, but dentistry needn’t be scary or painful.  Van Haren Dentistry in Grand Rapids, Michigan has the tools to ease or eliminate…

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Dentist Reviews

Reviews Grand Rapids Dentist Reviews | What Our Patients Are Saying Our Practice Our Practice Dentistry necessarily involves cleaning, restoring, and enhancing teeth and gums, but dentistry needn’t be scary or painful.  Van Haren Dentistry in Grand Rapids, Michigan has the tools to ease or eliminate pain and fear. In fact, most dental visits are…

Greg Smith
Greg Smith
2024-06-25
Always friendly, gentle and fast! Patient for the past 9 years. Thanks to everyone at the office, always a pleasure coming to see you all.
Robert Umstead
Robert Umstead
2024-06-12
Ryan is the only reason I still have a mouthful of teeth After my appointment this morning, I still stand by this remark.
Todd Jones
Todd Jones
2024-06-06
Can’t say enough positives about them. I actually love going to the dentist. This team is the best!
Andrew Roubos
Andrew Roubos
2024-06-05
I have felt very comfortable with Dr. Van Haren and his staff from day one. Dr. Van Haren is thorough, compassionate and trustworthy. Great job to all !!
Elaine Jacobs
Elaine Jacobs
2024-05-28
Very professional, compassionate and do excellent work. Thank you.
Carol B
Carol B
2024-05-20
I’ve had Dr Van Haren as my dentist for many years. He is very competent, responds promptly if I have an urgent need, works with me to plan treatments that are affordable for me, and he is unfailingly kind. The support staff and dental assistants are great. I highly recommend Van Haren Dentistry.
Lynne Brown
Lynne Brown
2024-05-10
Thank you to Dr. VanHaren and his team! They fit me in when I needed an emergency appointment and fixed my problem.
Cisco Torres
Cisco Torres
2024-05-09
I truly recommend this dentist office they do great dental work have a great staff and doctors make you feel welcomed every Vist.