Meet Your Highland Village Dentist
Dr. Ryan Thomas
Dr. Ryan Thomas is originally from San Diego, California. After receiving his B.A. in Russian from Brigham Young University in Utah, Dr. Thomas graduated from New York University School of Dentistry in 2005. He then received his New Hampshire license to practice dentistry, and he practiced dentistry in New Hampshire until the end of 2012. At that point, Dr. Ryan moved to Texas, where he received his Texas license to practice dentistry in 2013. He's now opened Highland Village Family Dentistry to bring quality dental care to North Texas families.
He's pursued advanced education since graduation, including NYUCD's Esthetics Honors Course at the Rosenthal Center for Esthetic Dentistry and in-depth training in advanced aesthetic techniques including lasers, digital colorimetry in shade mapping, digital photography, and case presentations. An avid lifelong learner, Dr. Thomas has completed Advanced Training with the World Clinical Laser Institute, as well as extensive training in Orthodontics with Invisalign® and Progressive Orthodontics Seminars. He routinely logs over 200 hours of continuing education every year, constantly adding the latest in treatment and prevention techniques to his extensive repertoire in order to provide his patients with every advantage in their ongoing pursuit of oral health.
Dr. Thomas was appointed the NYUCD class of 2005 representative to the Catastrophic Events Response Medical Corp for NYU's Disaster Response Team, and he's had military-sponsored training in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive terrorist events response. He was chosen as team leader both years for Field Mass Casualty Training Exercises. He's also been a technical writer, certified EMT, and phlebotomist.
Dr. Thomas is married to Cindy, and they have three children -- Christian, Ashley, and Rachel. His hobbies include shooting sports, mountain biking, camping, hiking, and anything else that takes him outdoors. He's an Eagle Scout and has been an active volunteer in Scouts for the last eight years. He's also very active in mission work.