Dr. James Thurber, DDS

Dr. James Thurber, DDS

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(4)
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Dr. Thurber Graduated with honors from Boise State University earning a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish in 2003. During his time at Boise State he married his wife Jami. He then attended dental school at Creighton University where he graduated in 2008. In 2011 He and his Family relocated to Lubbock after Practicing in Oregon for three years.

2712 82nd St

Lubbock, TX 79423

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Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Principal Life

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thurber "I understand that oral health effects a patients overall health and well-being.   As such, my goal is to help each patient achieve their optimal level of oral health. This begins with preventive dentistry.  I strive to insure that each patient receives regular recall cleanings and exams. Patients do leave my office without having pain and infection addressed. This may include either dental treatment, antibiotic therapy, or both.  "

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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Periodontics
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Conditions Treated

  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Broken Tooth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Oral Infection
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tongue Conditions
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries

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Procedures

  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Complex Tooth Extraction
  • Composite Fillings
  • Computer Imaging for Dental Crowns
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Gold Dental Inlays
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Microsonic Dental Cleanings
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Power Teeth Whitening
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Same-Day Dental Crowns
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Single Visit Root Canals
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Boise State
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Creighton Dental School
    Medical School | Graduated 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Thurber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thurber to family and friends
4.3
based on 4 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Thurber's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Lubbock, TX |
The best front to back ! My mouth was a total mess ! He got me all fixed and healthy now ! Very kind and thoughtful of pain during all procedure's ! Great staff so awesome they greet you by name and remember things going on in your life so precious all of them ! Dr Thurber is my new best friend ! So if ya need a Dentist he's definitely your guy !
in Lubbock, TX |
He was great the hygenist great but had some misunderstandings with the front desk ....dental hygiene is expensive and I dont like to be made to feel rude or stupid for poor communication no matter who is at fault...even if it is the fault of BOTH parties...I believe the person forking out hundreds of dollars ought to be treated with understanding courtesy....
in Lubbock Tx |
Dr Thurber and his staff are Awesome people?? This is an amazing dentistry. The staff is very friendly and genuine. I felt very comfortable and welcomed when I walked in the door on my first visit, and my experience has been the same with each visit afterwards.
in Lubbock, tx |
Dr. Thurber filled my sons first ever cavity. I was amazed at how easily Dr Thurber was able to help him feel at ease (the laughing gas helped). I was also impressed with how quickly the work was done and how good it looks (it was on a front tooth). Overall I am very pleased with Dr Thurber and his office. Let's be honest no one loves going to the dentist but I am glad that my family found Dr Thurber.
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  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Principal Life

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