Dr. Paape graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2006. After practicing in public health for a year, out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he and his wife moved to Alaska, where he was an associate for 2 years. In 2009, Dr. Paape realized his professional goal of starting and owning his own dental practice.
Dr. Paape continues to be committed to dentistry though continuing education and belongs to the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Far North Surgical Study Club, the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Alaska Dental Society.
He fills much of his free time hunting and fishing and loves spending time with his wife, Liz and their 2-year-old son, Henry.