Meet Dr.. O'Brien
Dr. O’Brien joined Owyhee Oral & Facial Surgery in the summer of 2019. A native of Reno, Nevada, Dr. O’Brien attended the University of Nevada, Reno and graduated in the Honors College magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in Spanish and a minor in Chemistry. After his undergraduate studies he attended the prestigious University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry, from which he received the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS).
Dr. O’Brein then completed a 6-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) and also obtained the Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) at UAB Medical School. He has expertise in all aspects of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery including dental implants, complex tooth extractions, cirugía de la mandíbula correctivas, facial trauma repair, and the delivery of general anesthesia.
Dr O’Brien is a member of:
- Western Treasure Valley Dental Society
- Idaho State Dental Association
- American Dental Association
- Idaho Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
After completing his residency, Dr. O’Brien practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery in Alabama until moving to Idaho. He and his family are thrilled to be in Idaho. In his spare time Dr. O’Brien and his wife love running, skiing, and being in the outdoors with their three daughters.