Meet Dr. Thurgood

David B. Thurgood, DDS, MS

Dr. Thurgood was born and raised in Ogden, Utah. He completed his undergraduate studies at Weber State University in 1997 and received his Bachelor of Science Degree with honors in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry.  He earned his dental degree at The Ohio State University School of Dentistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2001.  Following dental school, Dr. Thurgood completed a 4 year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center.  He also completed a Masters of Science degree in Oral Biology during his residency.

Dr. Thurgood is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.  He is an active member of the Colorado Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Larimer County Dental Society.  He served as a board member on the Colorado State Dental Board for 6 years.

Dr. Thurgood is on staff at Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of The Rockies.  He is a member of the Facial Trauma Team at both Poudre Valley Hospital and Medical Center of The Rockies.

Dr. Thurgood served as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Oral Surgery at the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine for 6 years.  He is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Dr. Thurgood enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.  His other interests include skiing, soccer and cycling.