Dr. Thompson grew up in the Midwest. He became interested in dentistry at the age of 12 when he had more than a few cavities restored at his childhood dentist. His college years started at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and ended with him earning a Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of California in San Diego. Dr. Thompson graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1987 and later was asked to teach in the restorative department, where he had graduated in the top of his class.
Before moving to Las Vegas, Dr. Thompson taught at Northwestern University Dental and worked at a downtown private practice in Chicago. Presently, Dr. Thompson is a member of the below given:, and enjoys taking numerous hours of continuing education in dental techniques and materials.
- Clark County Dental Society
- Nevada Dental Association
- The American Dental Association
- Chicago Dental Society