Dr. Daniel Ravel received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1974. He then received a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago in 1979. He completed his pediatric dentistry residency in Fort Meade, Maryland, where he obtained his Pediatric Dentistry Certificate in 1992. He joined the Village Family Dental team in 2011.
Dr. Ravel has held the following professional positions: Pediatric Dentistry Mentor for the Comprehensive Dentistry Residency Program in Fort Hood, Texas and a Pediatric Dentistry Mentor for the Comprehensive Dentistry Residency Program at Fort Bragg, NC. He was also a Dental Officer in the United States Army where he achieved the Order of Military Medical Merit. Dr. Ravel is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and a Fellow for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Ravel has made numerous presentations to medical and dental teaching programs, clinics and organizations in various countries around the world. He currently holds staff privileges at area hospitals, including Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Highsmith-Rainey Hospital.
In his spare time, Dr. Ravel enjoys photography and traveling the world. He currently resides in the Fayetteville area.