Meet Dr. Ryan Lehmkuhler

Dr. Ryan Lehmkuhler was born and raised in Dodge City graduating high school in 2004. Ryan attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and graduated as a Chancellors Scholar with a perfect cumulative grade point average of 4.0. Ryan was accepted into the University of Nebraska Medical Center Dental College for the Fall of 2007.

Graduating Dental School in May of 2011 Dr. Ryan started a solo practice, renting a chair from Dr. Kelly Henrichs. Constrained by space, in November of 2013. Ryan opened his office at 105 Layton Street. Growth has been a continuous theme as First Dental was formed in 2015 adding the Liberal location in 2019 and Ulysses in 2021.  

Continuing education and self-improvement are very important to Ryan completing courses in implant, restorative, cosmetic, orthodontic, endodontic, sedation, pediatric and oral pathology among others. Giving back to the community by providing services to the less fortunate through KanCare and the Kansas Mission of Mercy are very important to Ryan.

The doctor attended Sacred Heart Cathedral School graduating in the eighth grade before attending Dodge City High School graduating first in the 2004 class. Ryan participated in football and basketball as the 2004 Red Demons basketball team was runner-up’s for 6A Kansas State champion.

Ryan is the son of Paul and Elaine and his sister is Jenny Lehmkuhler Jones. His hobbies included movies, music, reading, traveling, and staying very active with most sports especially basketball.