Meet Dr. Ryan Forney

Oral Surgeon in Encino

Dr. Forney Dr. Ryan Forney grew up right here in the San Fernando Valley and graduated from Chatsworth High School. He attended UC Santa Barbara where he received his degree in Pharmacology. After undergrad, he decided to trade in the west coast and sun for the cold and completed his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. After Dental School, Ryan enrolled in a 6 year dual degree OMFS program at Rutgers University in New Jersey. During his 6 year program, he also received his Medical degree from New Jersey Medical School. After completing his training, he has been working in a private practice oral surgery office in Santa Barbara prior to joining West Valley Oral Surgery.

Dr. Forney in the OR Dr. Forney has particular interest in dentoalveolar surgery, bone grafting and augmentation as well as dental implants. He also has extensive training in the treatment of TMJ, pathology, sleep apnea and full mouth reconstructive surgery. Dr. Forney has also received additional training while volunteering with Smile Bangladesh, an organization which provides cleft lip and palate surgery to children in need in the cities of Dhaka and Khulna. Beyond his education, he has been a presenter at the New Jersey Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons demonstrating the use of alloplastic joints and nerve grafting for facial reconstruction.

In his free time, loves spending time with his wife, Kimberly, and their two children. He enjoys the outdoors, surfing, and weight training.

Dr. Forney and family