Dr. Ryan Conkle, DDS
Dr. Ryan Conkle embarked on a career in dentistry with a strong desire to help people. “I truly enjoy doing dental work to make people feel better about themselves and improve their quality of life,” he says.
Dr. Conkle has remained committed to forwarding his education with rigorous advanced training in all aspects of dentistry. He offers cutting-edge expertise in all phases of dentistry including implants, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and orthodontic care.
Dr. Conkle’s guiding philosophy is that he should care for his patients like family. Through his excellent communication skills, he is great at making patients feel comfortable and creating special relationships with them. Dr. Conkle’s patients speak very highly of his wonderful sense of humor.
“The best part of my job is watching a patient see their teeth for the first time after a procedure has been completed,” says Dr. Conkle.
Dr. Conkle is a proud father and husband and enjoys every moment he can spend with his wife and daughter.
Education and Advanced Training
Dr. Conkle received his DDS degree (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Upon graduating from dental school, he entered the U.S. Navy, where he completed a one-year residency, Advanced Education in General Dentistry, at the Naval Hospital in Great Lakes, Illinois. It was there that he received extensive further training in each subset of dentistry, including endodontics, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Conkle served for three years in the U.S. Navy as a dentist, including two years with Naval Construction Battalion 4, where he was in charge of the comprehensive dental care of 600 troops.
Dr. Conkle completed a surgical externship in the All-on-4® teeth in a day procedure at the California Implant Institute Surgery Center. During this training, he surgically treated and immediately restored multiple full-arch cases using the Nobel Biocare technique. The rigorous curriculum required CT scan diagnosis, computer-aided surgical planning, bone grafting and full mouth restoration using the latest laboratory technology. He is exceptionally well-qualified in implantology, and will take incredible care of your smile.
Dr. Conkle completed a 1 year Fellowship in Implant Dentistry at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine/California Implant Institute, where he was trained extensively on every aspect of dental implant therapy, including bone grafting, teeth in a day, sinus lifting, immediate loading, soft tissue cosmetic surgery, and platelet rich plasma/fibrin techniques. He has a deep passion for dental implant therapy because he knows it can change a patient’s life.
Awards and Honors
Dr. Conkle has received the “America’s Best Dentist Award” by the National Consumer Advisory Board for five consecutive years (2011-2015). This honor is presented to dentists who demonstrate exceptional credentials, experience and commitment to excellence. He was awarded with the Five-Star Dentist award in 2015 by Orange Coast Magazine.
Memberships and Affiliations
Dr. Conkle is a member of the following organizations:
- American Dental Association
- California Dental Association
- Orange County Dental Society
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
To make an appointment, call 949-393-5905 or click here to request an appointment online.