Dr. Doug Thompson began his dental career at age eighteen, working as an in-house laboratory technician. He graduated from University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1996 and then completed a one-year hospital-based V. A. Residency In 1997. He then bought an established private practice in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and continues to practice there today under the practice name, Integrative Oral Medicine.
Dr. Thompson has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington, directed by Dr. John Kois. In 2015 he was offered and accepted a part time faculty position teaching about Personalized Periodontal Medicine. In 2016, he added the Wellness Dentistry topic to his teaching role.
In addition to his dental training, Dr. Thompson is pursuing a Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine. He has published professionally, and in 2015 Dr. Thompson founded the Wellness Dentistry Network, a community of dentists with a keen awareness of how oral conditions affect whole body health.