Meet Dr. Tom Draper

Dr. Tom Draper is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He received his dental degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2003.  He then went on to obtain his medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Science Center, after which he completed an intern year in general surgery at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.  He then finished his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Baylor College of Dentistry and Baylor University Medical Center.  Since completing his residency in 2009, he has been an associate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Trinity Valley Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center located in Forney, Texas.

As a board eligible candidate, he specializes in the treatment of diseases, injuries and malformations involving functional and aesthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth and facial regions.  His practice is focused on providing surgically advanced dental implant techniques.

He is currently an attending surgeon at Baylor University Medical Center, where he is involved with the training of residents in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program at Baylor College of Dentistry.  He also holds surgical privileges at Baylor University Medical Center’s Children’s House. He lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.

Affiliations:

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association

What is an Oral Surgeon?

Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons are dentists specializing in surgery of the mouth, face and jaws. After four years of dental school, surgeons receive four to seven years of hospital-based surgical and medical training, preparing them to do a wide range of procedures including all types of surgery of both the bones and soft tissues of the face, mouth and neck.