Dr. Ryan Dobbs is a native of Colorado. He is trained in the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial surgical procedures. 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 has been 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.
Dr. Dobbs has a special interest in complex maxillofacial reconstruction from acquired and congenital
abnormalities. He focuses his practice on treating patients with oral and facial reconstructive needs
utilizing dental implants and the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. This includes
treating patients with impacted and missing teeth, 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.
Dr. Dobbs 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. He continues to be involved in research for reconstruction of maxillofacial defects utilizing regenerative medicine techniques and advanced 3D printing for temporomandibular joint reconstruction.
Dr. Dobbs lives in southeast Aurora with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends by enjoying hiking and spending time in the outdoors.