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Donald F. Tamborello, DDS

Houston Texas dentist Donald F Tamborello D D S
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For nearly 40 amazing years, Dr. Tamborello has gone the extra mile to treat patients with top-shelf care, especially those who have had bad experiences at the dental office in the past. He always finds it very rewarding when someone tells him that a treatment was much easier than they anticipated! Keep reading below to learn more about him or contact us today in Houston to schedule a first dental appointment.

Why Did You Become a Dentist?

Doctor Tamborello treating dental patient

In his younger years, Dr. Tamborello lived next door to a dentist who would often come over and play basketball in his driveway. He really admired the man, who seemed to have a nice lifestyle, and he also enjoyed the idea of one day having his own business and being self-employed. These experiences and ideas eventually led him to the dental field where he’s been happy ever since!

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Outside view of dental school building U T Health logo

After attending Texas A&M, Dr. Tamborello pursued his dental doctorate at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. Today, he is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, which requires the completion of over 500 hours of continuing education and a rigorous exam. He is also certified in Invisalign and has completed advanced training in orthodontics through the United States Dental Institute. In addition to the AGD, he is currently a member of the following organizations:

  • SPEAR Education
  • Seattle Study Club
  • Texas Dental Association
  • American Dental Association

Outside the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Doctor Tamborello and his wife Doctor Tamborello in camo on a hunting trip
Doctor Tamborello performing with a mariachi group Doctor Tamborello and his grandson

Dr. Tamborello and his wife, Annette, have been married for nearly 40 years, and they have two grown children and one grandson named Hank. Some of his favorite hobbies include getting the whole family together at their lake house, playing golf, hunting with his sons and friends, traveling, spending quality time with Hank, and coming home to a quiet dinner with his wife at the end of a busy day. He’s also passionate about teaching/coaching, whether it involves dentistry, baseball, or water skiing!