Meet Our Doctors Boise Dentist Ryan L. Olson, DDS Dr. Ryan Olson received his doctorate of dental surgery in 2008 from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia. He did his undergraduate studies at BYU-Idaho and Idaho State University. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Olson completed a 1 year residency in general dentistry at Ft. Jackson South Carolina. There he became proficient in multiple disciplines of dentistry including wisdom teeth extraction, implant restorations, root canal therapy, crown and bridge treatment, cosmetic dentistry and periodontal surgery. In the summer of 2013, Dr. Olson and his family moved from Fort Hood, TX after serving our men and women in the US Army. Working on many young soldiers has turned Dr. Olson into an expert in wisdom teeth extraction. Dr. Olson has done thousands, most of which are impacted and would be considered very difficult for a general dentist. He is very happy to be providing quality dental care for adults and children in Boise and the surrounding areas. Joshua Heyrend, DDS Dr. Heyrend is an Idaho native and is originally from Idaho Falls. Hemoved to the Midwest for a while, and lived in other states while inschool. He graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg,Idaho, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in ExerciseScience, and a Minor in Chemistry. He then completed his Doctor ofDental Medicine degree at Western University of Health Sciences,College of Dental Medicine, in Pomona, California. Following dental school, he completed an Advanced Education in GeneralDentistry (AEGD) post-graduate residency with NYU Lutheran at RosemanUniversity of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, in SouthJordan, Utah. There he worked in the residency clinic, where he wasreferred complex cases and treatments to become proficient in treatingmedically complex and special needs patients, placing and restoringdental implants, root canal treatments, was mentored in cosmeticdentistry by Dr. David Hornbrook (a renowned cosmetic dentist),full-mouth rehabilitation, periodontal surgery, oral surgery, crownand bridge, dentures and implant-supported prostheses, and oralsedation. Dr. Heyrend focused mostly on dental implants, oral surgery,surgical extractions, impacted wisdom teeth extractions, and wasmentored by Dr. Karl Koerner (best mentor in the dental field inteaching oral surgery). He is also trained in Invisalign and is happyto offer clear tray orthodontic treatment to patients. Dr. Heyrend is happy to provide quality dental care to families in theBoise, Idaho area. He sees his patients as secondary family and seeksto offer them the best care possible. His goal as a dentist is to helppatients overcome their fear of going to the dentist. Dr. Heyrendenjoys traveling, hiking, the outdoors, anything Italian, and spendingtime with his wife and two boys in his free time.