Meet Our Fort Worth Dentist
Dr. Chris Thorburn
Although originally from South Texas, Dr. Thorburn has spent countless holidays in Fort Worth visiting his grandparents and extended family and is excited to call Fort Worth home!
A graduate from the University of Texas in Austin and The University of Texas School of Dentistry in Houston, Dr. Thorburn is a Longhorn through-and-through. His passion for dentistry began with volunteering at Texas Mission of Mercy clinics, a tradition he has continued for over 9 years! Dr. Thorburn loves integrating new technologies to help his patients reach their personal goals and restore happy, healthy smiles.
Dr. Thorburn and his wife Meghan (also a dentist) volunteer monthly with the Fort Worth Mercy Clinic helping patients in need with free dental care. In their free time they enjoy traveling and playing with their four - that's right four - cats Tonks, Ollie, Davos, and Arya.
As a dental student Dr. Thorburn was involved with the American Student Dental Association creating events for Pre-Dental students including the creation of the University of Texas School of Dentistry Pre-Dental Leadership Award. For their efforts, his team won the American Student Dental Association Pre-Dental Award as the most outstanding outreach program in the country. Dr. Thorburn was also elected to be a one of 11 board members nationally.
This passion for organized dentistry continues to this day as a member of the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, and the Greater Fort Worth Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Thorburn has been fortunate to receive the American Dental Associationís Ethics Grand Prize in 2012 and the Pierre Fauchard Academy Award for Leadership.
Since entering private practice Dr. Thorburn has built a passion for continuing education and is a member of the Woehler Research Group (the oldest continuous research club in the US)and the International Team for Implants. He has completed courses in cosmetics with Arrow Head Dental, InvisAlign, and surgery including bone grafting and implants through various.
Dr. Thorburn is incredibly excited to help continue the service of excellence that Hulen Dental has offered to Fort Worth for over 40 years.