- Practice Philosophy
Dr. Thomas Harter is passionate about treating TMJ, sleep therapy and chronic pain conditions. Having experienced all three conditions himself, he has now dedicated his life and career to helping his patients overcome them.
Dr. Thomas Harter, DMD, received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1990 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He completed a general practice residency in 1991 from Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. In 2012 and 2013, Dr. Harter completed two residencies in TMJ, sleep and chronic pain. In addition, he continues in specialized courses for these treatments, accumulating hundreds of hours perfecting treatment protocol.
Before opening his own practice, Dr. Thomas Harter, DMD, served the US Navy at Camp Lejeune North Carolina from 1991-1994 and was honored to hold the position of Dental Officer in charge of the Fleet patrolling the Mediterranean Ocean, taking care of over 2,500 Navy personnel. Since 2012, Dr. Harter then practiced general dentistry in the private sector and has focused on TMJ, sleep disordered breathing and chronic pain solutions for his patients.
- Personal Life
Dr. Harter relocated to North Central Florida to be closer to family. He hopes to start a family soon and enjoy all the beauty that Florida provides. Most importantly, Dr. Harter looks forward to providing his patients with the care that allows them to reach their maximum potential.