dr-detureBorn in Gainesville, Florida
Graduated Winter Park High School, Florida Academic Scholar
Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tulane University, Biology Honor Society
Doctor of Dental Medicine University of Florida College of Dentistry, Dean’s List
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in the Specialty of Periodontology,
University of Tennessee at Memphis in conjunction with the Memphis Veterans Administration Medical Corps

 

Dr. DeTure’s training was in Evidence Based Periodontics, including regenerative, pocket reduction, antimicrobial, and implant therapy. Special emphasis was placed on root coverage procedures, esthetic periodontal plastic surgery, bone regeneration, implant and laser therapy.

 

When not working, Dr. DeTure enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies are traveling, exercise, skiing, fishing and football.

 

  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology
  • Chief Resident of UT Memphis
  • Private Practice in General Dentistry, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Clinical Adjunctive Professor of Periodontics, NOVA Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine
  • Clinical Adjunctive Professor of UF Center for Implant Dentistry, Department of OMFS at University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Co-Chairman of the Clinical Periodontics Department at the Broward Dental Research Clinic Visiting Lecturer
  • Graduate Periodontics & OMFS University of Florida, College of Dentistry on Periodontal Plastic Surgery
  • Graduate Periodontics University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry on Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Implants, Ridge Augmentation and Practice Management
  • Broward County Community College Dental Hygiene program on Periodontal Diagnosis and Treatment
  • National Lecturer for OraPharma on Locally Delivered Antimicrobials and Astra Tech on Treatment Planning Dental Implants
  • Founder of AskADentist.com and Co-Founder of Smile Club Foundation
  • Member of the following Professional Organizations:
    • American Academy of Periodontology, Diplomate 2004
    • Southern Academy of Periodontology
    • Florida Society of Periodontology
    • International Congress of Oral Implantology
    • Western Society of Periodontology
    • American Dental Association (ADA)
    • Florida Dental Association (FDA)
    • Atlantic Coast District Dental Association-Vice President
    • Broward County Dental Association-Past President
    • Broward Dental Research Clinic-President