Dr. Struby completed his undergraduate studies at Creighton University, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Medical Physics. After graduation, he worked at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska conducting osteoporosis research. A Bluejay, through and through, Dr. Struby continued his education at Creighton University, receiving his doctorate of dental surgery from Creighton’s highly acclaimed dental school. There, he excelled as a member of the Dean’s List and was awarded the C.C. Mabel Criss Memorial Scholarship. He also received the Academy of General Dentistry Dental Student of the Year Award, reserved for the student who displays superior clinical skills. While at Creighton, Dr. Struby was involved in the Institute for Latin American Concern. It was a program that allowed him to spend two months, working with a team of professionals in rural areas of the Dominican Republic, providing dentistry to the poor, who otherwise had no access to medical or dental care.
Closer to home, Dr. Struby has contributed to the dental health of the underserved in our own community, by participating in the Northern Nevada Dental Health Program and the Adopt-A-Vet program. His volunteer efforts have provided high quality dental care as a means to give back to his community.
It is important to Dr. Struby to continually advance his knowledge in all aspects of clinical dentistry, which is why he is a member of the Frank Spear Faculty Club. This is a distinguished group committed to life-long learning and the advancement of dentistry, for patients.
Dr. Struby grew up in the Midwest, but moved to Reno in 2006. He began practicing with the highly-esteemed, Dr. Norman Beesley, at South Meadows Dental and Orthodontics and values providing high quality dental care and service to his patients. He is proud of his team and welcomes you to pay a visit to meet them.
Dr. Struby and his wife, Meagan, an orthodontist and native Nevadan, have two boys and three girls. Dr. Struby enjoys golf, fishing, and coaching basketball, but his favorite pastime is spending his free-time with his family.