Meet Dr. Tucker
When it comes to your dental health, it makes sense to seek out a professional with plenty of experience and professional degrees, awards, and associations to his name. In Owensboro, KY Dr. Tucker is your man.
He started his training at Murray State University in the pre-dental program and participated in a curriculum heavy with biology and chemistry. By the time he concluded his undergraduate studies, Dr. Tucker was awarded the Liza Spann Health Professions Scholarship and was early admitted into the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. While he excelled at track, baseball, and basketball in his formative education years, Dr. Tucker gave up athletics to pursue a professional education.
After completing his dentistry degree from UK, Dr. Tucker continued his training and studies at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. While he worked towards his finishing his internship and residency, Dr. Tucker participated in rounds dealing with dental specialties such as general surgery, neurosurgery, and oral-maxillofacial surgery, among others. In 1978, he served as Chief Resident of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service before being awarded a specialty certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Since then, Dr. Tucker has continued his education and gained invaluable experience. He has also gained the respect and admiration of his colleagues and leaders in the dental field. He is associated with the Kentucky Dental Association, as well as the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the American Dental Association, and the Green River Dental Association. Dr. Tucker is also a proud member of the Southeastern Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Education, experience, and continuing education are the cornerstones of Dr. Tucker’s practice. His dedication to the dental field and ensuring the best dental health possible for his patients are just a couple of reasons to trust him with your family’s dental care.