Kanika Y. Ryan, D.M.D.

Dr. Ryan became interested in dentistry at a young age, specifically with the potential restorability of teeth and helping patients to get out of pain and improve their overall oral health.

Dr. Ryan grew up in India where she graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the Dental College Rohtak, India in 2012. She earned a Master’s of Dental Surgery in Endodontics from Goa Dental College, India in 2016.  After practicing as an Endodontist in India for two years, she pursued dentistry in the States.

Dr. Kanika Ryan earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL with Suma Cum Laude honors in 2021. She decided to continue her passion for saving teeth by completing post-graduation in Endodontics at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2023. During Residency, she conducted research on the topic of root canal disinfection and presented her research at the American Association of Endodontics Annual Meeting.  In dental school, she was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honors Fraternity. She is a board-eligible candidate for the American Board of Endodontics and is currently pursuing her goal of becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.

She is committed to providing high-quality professional care in a friendly, comfortable environment for her patients using the most advanced techniques, and state-of-the-art equipment including a microscope and CBCT for the best outcomes. Outside of work, Dr Ryan enjoys cooking different cuisines, yoga, hiking, and being in nature with her husband Sean, who is also a dentist.