Dr. John Thousand IV, DDS

Dr. John Thousand IV, DDS

Periodontics  |  
Male  |  
Age 32
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Dr. John Thousand IV, DDS is a periodontics practitioner in St Augustine, FL. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver and practices periodontics, prosthodontics, and more.Read his story

10 Saint Johns Medical Park Dr Ste C

St Augustine, FL 32086

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Dr. Thousand IV's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Thousand IV "Education I received my Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Masters Degree and Specialty Training in Periodontics from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Turns out, I was pretty excited about implant dentistry and bone grafting procedures, so I stuck around a little longer for my certificate in Implantology after residency. I really felt like doing some extra complex implant prosthodontics and restorative dentistry would make it easier to work with my referral colleagues. After the fellowship, I decided to take it one step further and obtain my ABP Board Certification. Research | Grants | Awards: I'd like to describe myself primarily as a clinician… However, I'd be a liar if I said I didn't get a strange sense of satisfaction out of answering research questions that occur in my everyday practice of periodontics. I'm pretty sure I've always been a little twisted this way. In October of 2012 I received the 2012 Student Research Grant Award (from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Research Foundation) to support an inflammatory cytokine study around different implant abutment designs. At the time we were super interested in the ability for specific surface topography of abutments to promote gingival fibroblast attachment. During my residency I tackled 3 research projects related to bone grafting after extractions, cement remnants around implant crowns, and the effects of extraction and ridge preservation on the sinus floor topography. In fact, in February of 2016 I was awarded the John F. Prichard Graduate Periodontal Research Award for my sinus pneumatization study. The funny part is, I just did this study to find a way to reduce additional post-extraction augmentation procedures needed to place an implant! Teaching | Private Practice I currently live in Florida but I make a monthly commute back to Colorado to hang out with the Grad Perio Residents, my previous director Dr. Chuck Powell and the incredible staff of instructors who put up with my shenanigans for a solid four years. I was given such an incredible education I feel obligated to harass them even more! As a bonus they let me tag along in literature discussions so that I keep my noggin sharp! Perio Love | Skill-set I love perio. I live and breathe this stuff. This really allows me to offer a wide range of surgical capabilities to my patients. These include dental implants, guided dental implant surgery, advanced bone grafting (vertical and horizontal), soft tissue grafting for function and cosmetics, 3rd molar extractions, IV sedation and a boat load of cheesy dental humor. All crummy jokes aside, I am set on providing only the most incredible and reliable results to my patients. Life | Stuff I'm married… to someone WAY cooler than me. I don't know how I fooled her into this relationship but she has stuck it out with me this far! Jenni and I moved to St. Augustine Florida back in January of 2016. It's a cool place to live I'll tell you that! The people have treated us well and the rich history combined with a laid back beach vibe have kept us entertained. I'm currently starting to snag some waves and dodge some sharks!"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thousand IV "Our mission is to use our expertise with compassion and integrity for the improvement of our patients' oral health and the creation of beautiful, healthy smiles.  We aim to provide excellent treatment and remarkable customer service, which consistently exceed both our patient's and referring doctor's expectations"

Practice Areas

  • Periodontics
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Edentulism
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Periodontitis
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Thousand IV's Reviews

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Dr. Thousand IV's Performance

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Patient Comments (7)

Dr Thousand is fantastic. High energy...which rubs off on his excellent staff. Speed of the Captain Speed of the Ship I could not be happier with my implant and all that went with that (3-4 visits). I might add that other dentists speak very highly of him.
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Wow! I’ve been working overseas for more than 20 years so I saw Dentists in the countries I worked. Trying to find a dentist when you come home is a bear. I scheduled appointments with Dr Thousands because their reputations have been established for years. What a wonderful experience. I have...more
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Best experience at a dentist,and I'm 67 years old,dr. John and his staff are great,and dr. John's assistant liz Ellis is the best,both of them make you feel relaxed instead of nervous,love this place
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I am getting dental implants. Dr thousand IV performed a sinus lift with a bone graft. I initially was nervous about the procedure but the experience was painless and he along with the entire staff were amazing. Dr Thousand IV was extremely efficient, caring and explained everything to me during...more
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Dr. Thousand IV was very gentle and thorough. He was very personable and had a wonderful sense of humor, which eased my apprehensions of sitting in the dentists chair after neglecting my oral health for many years. I highly recommend!!
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