Meet Dr. Travis M. Thompson,
Oral Surgeon in West Palm Beach, FL
Locations in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, and Royal Palm Beach
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Diplomate, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology
Dr. Thompson was born in Charleston, South Carolina, but moved to Satellite Beach, Florida at age 8. He entered the US Naval Academy for his undergraduate education and subsequently entered the University of Florida for dental school training. Upon finishing dental school, Dr. Thompson completed a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Shands Hospital, also at UF. Dr. Thompson received the Award for Oral Surgical Excellence while in Dental School. During residency, he was part of the cranio-facial team in addition to training and teaching at the renowned UF Center for Implant Dentistry and took part in a surgical missionary trip to the Dominican Republic.
Dr Thompson is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He holds membership in several other national and local organizations including the ADA, the Florida Dental Association and the Florida Association of Oral Surgery. In addition to co-authoring several papers, Dr. Thompson has lectured on numerous topics including post-traumatic oral reconstruction, mandibular tumor diagnosis and treatment and TMJ management options. Dr. Thompson was a past president of the North Palm Beach Dental Society and annually administers the oral surgery mock boards for the graduating residents from the University of Florida Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Thompson has a son named Nikolas and enjoys triathlons, flying, fishing, and travel.