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Ryan N. Dobbs


Saddle Rock Institute
7380 S. Gartrell Road
Aurora, CO 80016


Dr. Ryan Dobbs is a native of Colorado. He is trained in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial surgical procedures. Dr. Dobbs has a special interest in complex maxillofacial reconstruction from acquired and congenital abnormalities. He focuses his practice on treating the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical care with specialization in dental implant placement, all aspects of bone grafting and jaw reconstruction, implant site development and wisdom tooth extraction. He has extensive experience in treating patients with craniofacial growth abnormalities, sleep apnea, temporomandibular joint disorders, including arthroscopy and total joint replacements, head and neck pathology and reconstruction of acquired and traumatic defects.

He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a member of the Colorado Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. After completing his undergraduate and dental degrees at Creighton University he moved to California completing his medical degree at the University of California, Davis. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency and General Surgery internship at the University of California, San Francisco. Following the completion of his residency training he moved to Philadelphia, PA and was on staff at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. While there he was involved heavily in training Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical residents. He then returned to Colorado where he was the Division Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Additionally, he served as the Chair of Dental Medicine at the University of Colorado Hospital. He has continued to train residents associated with Denver Health Medical Center and dental students and residents at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.

He continues to be involved in research for reconstruction of maxillofacial defects utilizing regenerative medicine techniques and advanced 3D printing for temporomandibular joint reconstruction.

Education + Accolades

– University of California, San Francisco; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery San Francisco; Residency Training Program
– M.D. from University of California, Davis School of Medicine; Sacramento, CA
– D.D.S., Summa Cum Laude from Creighton University Medical Center School of Dentistry; Omaha, Nebraska
– Bachelors of Science, Magna Cum Laude from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska

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