Dr. Ackley was born and raised in Owosso, MI. After graduating from Owosso High School he earned a bachelors of science degree from Michigan State University with a major in landscape horticulture.
After working in the landscape industry as a designer, Dr. Ackley decided to go back to school and graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He started out his career in Clio, MI and has been with Vienna Family Dentistry since 2005 and joining his practice in lansing in 2017.
Dr. Ackley's passion for dentistry is evident in his approach to patient care. Completing nearly 1000 hours of continuing education, Dr. Ackley is dedicated to expanding his knowledge base to further assist his patients and their dental health needs. Currently, Dr. Ackley is in the process of completing course work at a prestigious Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. As well as finishing up the Spear education in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Dr. Ackley has shows special interest in complex cases with areas of focus in cosmetic, implant and reconstruction dentistry. Whether it is a complex estheti/reconstruction case or a simply general dentistry case, Dr. Ackley is committed to improving the overall health of his patients. He has been diligent staying current in technology and Dr. Ackley is devoted to improving his skills everyday. Dr. Ackley is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association and Central District Dental Society.
Dr. Ackley and his wife Patty have three children, two boys Jake and Eden and a daughter Lily. Dr. Ackley enjoys spending time with his family and their labrador retriever Mia. As a family they love to vacation in Northern Michigan. Dr. Ackley enjoys golfing, reading, cooking and coaching Eden's travel baseball team.