Dr. Asano was born in Pennsylvania but grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1976 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. In 1980, Dr. Asano then obtained his D.D.S. or Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University Dental School. Continuing in his education, he then did his residency in orthodontics at the University of Detroit School of Dentistry and received a Master of Science degree in 1982. Upon completing his residency, he moved to the Upper Peninsula and has been practicing in Marquette ever since.
Dr. Asano is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists. He also has been very active with both the American and Michigan Dental Associations and Rotary Youth Exchange. Holding many high-ranking positions within these organizations, he is proud of serving as President of the Michigan Dental Association and District Chairman for Rotary Youth Exchange.
When not busy with these avocations you can often find Dr. Asano on the ice playing hockey with his league team or doing a bit of hunting with friends or just trying to find a few more moments for family time with his wife Debbie, and their two daughters.