Ron attended dental school and dental laboratory school while in the US Navy. He owned and operated his own dental laboratories before attending Oregon Denturist College and obtaining his Denturist license. He also attended Mills Grae College earning his DDM degree. He has an established Denturist practice, The Denture Studio in Gresham, OR, where he continues to serve his patients. He is a mentor for the International Congress of Denturist study group. He is a popular and frequent presenter for hands-on clinics. His most recent clinic addressed unilateral partial dentures and Acetal resin structure with acrylic resin hybrid processing.