Dr. Rex D. Thompson - Partner Years with this Practice: 23
Dr. Rex D. Thompson completed his dental training at the University of Washington in Seattle graduating with a D.D.S. He participated in the first year of the Regional Dental Education Program in Idaho and completed his first year at Idaho State University. His undergraduate work was at Ricks College and Brigham Young University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a Minor in Spanish.
For Dr. Thompson, dentistry is the right mix of Art and Science. He spent six years in a high powered dental cosmetic practice in Salt Lake before joining the Idaho Falls Dental Group in 1991. In addition to cosmetic dentistry, he also enjoys pediatric dentistry, root canals, crowns and general dentistry.
Dr. Thompson is a member of the American Dental Association, Idaho State Dental Association and the LDS Academy of Dentists. He also serves on the Blue Cross of Idaho Dental Advisory Board. He has participated in a number of humanitarian dental projects in the Dominican Republic, Samoa and Nicaragua and enjoys teaching dental students and providing dentistry in those settings.
Dr. Thompson is currently a council member of the Ammon City Council and has served on the planning and zoning committee. He has participated in Scouting for over 25 years and has camped over 250 nights with the boys in their year around camping program. He has been awarded the Silver Beaver Scouting Award.
His hobbies include gardening, watercolor, metal detecting, back pack trips with his boys, fishing, hunting and camping. He designed and built the house he currently lives in using skills he learned while putting himself through school as a carpenter.
Dr. Thompson and his wife Lynne are the parents of six children, grandparents to nine and he enjoys spending time with them.