Dr Stangeland believes dentistry joins the arts and sciences. “I was born to be a dentist”, says Dr Stangeland. Dr Stangeland received his doctorate from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry with honors in 1970. He then established his practice in Belmont, California in 1971. In 1980 he moved his practice to Redwood Shores.
In keeping with his commitment to excellence and continuing his education, Dr Stangeland has completed extensive post graduate training in all phases of dentistry, with special emphasis in Cosmetic, Reconstructive, Prosthetic, Implant and Tempro-Mandibular joint study.
Dr Stangeland is a member of the Board of Directors for the San Mateo County Dental Society, a member of the American Dental Association, and the California Dental Association. He is an active member of the Belmont Rotary Club.
He is married and has two children and two grandchildren. He pursues many activities in his spare time like skiing, water skiing, wind surfing and mountain biking.