Dr. Gidel completed his dental education at The University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1999. He is active in the professional community by maintaining memberships in the American Dental Association, Iowa Dental Association, American Orthodontic Society and the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. Dr. Gidel gives back to the Humboldt community by volunteering in his local church, the Humboldt Athletic Boosters, and the Humboldt Athletic Association. He and his wife, Heidi, have three children, Taylor, Bryce and Gabe. In his spare time, Dr. Gidel enjoys woodworking, boating, golf, snowboarding and basketball.