From the moment that patients come into Downtown Denver Sleep Solutions, Dr. Thompson’s primary goals are to make them feel comfortable, develop a personal relationship, educate and assist them in feeling better. This is accomplished through one on one communication and education with each patient that enters our sleep apnea dental office. His goal is to get to know each patient personally, develop a plan of action, and assist with helping the patient get better sleep.
Dr. Thompson grew up the son of a military dentist. He has spent most of his life in Colorado Springs area. He graduated from Doherty High School, then attended Metropolitan State University of Denver, receiving his BS in Healthcare Administration. After working in that field a few years he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps and pursued a degree in dentistry from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. After graduating Dr. Thompson returned to Colorado Springs to enter private practice. After semi-retiring in 2013 Dr. Thompson interest in dentistry turned to how dentist can help patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea using oral appliances. He has received extensive training taking literally hundreds of hours of continuing education focused on the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea as well as active membership in professional dental organizations and study clubs focused solely on sleep apnea. For the past 7 years Dr. Thompson has solely focused on this area of dentistry.
Professionally in his free time Dr. Thompson travels the country performing military readiness exams on military reserve personal to ensure adequate oral health need to be able to perform their duties.
Personally, Dr. Thompson’s married to his amazing wife, Yvonne. Yvonne is a practice registered dental hygienist in Colorado Springs. They have two beautiful young daughters. Dr. Thompson states that his top priority is being a hands on father to his girls. His free time if focused on his family and his hobbies of skiing, camping, fishing, gardening and working out.