Dr. Legler received his Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University. He graduated with honors from the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Dentistry where he received the Deans Medal and was elected to the scholastic honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He completed his advanced training in orthodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry where he received both a Certificate in Orthodontics and a Masters Degree.

Dr. Legler is a Board Certified Orthodontist. He is credentialed by the American Board of Orthodontists. He has been in practice on the Treasure Coast since 1991.Aside from his private practice, Dr. Legler is a member of many professional associations including the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the Tri-County Dental Association.

Dr. Legler lives with his wife Kelly and their two children in Vero Beach. They are active members of the community and support several charitable organizations including the Riverside Children's Theater, the Environmental Learning Center, Eagle Scouts and many schools and sports organizations throughout the Treasure Coast.