Dr. Vranas was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona. He attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1990. In 1996, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Science degree from the Medical College of Virginia.
After completing dental school, Dr. Vranas joined the United States Navy as a dental officer and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program in 1997 while stationed at MCRD, Parris Island, South Carolina. After serving three additional years as a general dentist at the Naval Air Facility, Atsugi, Japan, he returned to the Medical College of Virginia where he earned his Certificate in Endodontics in 2002.
Dr. Vranas has been with Commonwealth Endodontics since 2002 and is a part-time clinical instructor in the Endodontic Department at VCU School of Dentistry. His affiliations include multiple local dental study clubs, the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, the Richmond Dental Society, the American Academy of Endodontists and the Virginia Academy of Endodontists.
In his time away from the office, Dr. Vranas enjoys spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, and their four children. He enjoys travel, sports and watching his children perform in local children's theatre.