About Austin Family Dentist

Brian D. Tucker, DMD, FAGD

Dr. Brian D. Tucker was born and raised in Cinnaminson, New Jersey. He received his Baccalaureate of Science in Biology at The College of New Jersey. Dr. Tucker went on to the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where he received his Dental degree as a Doctor of Medical Dentistry. During his senior year, Dr. Tucker was one of five students chosen to participate in CODE, an advanced clinically oriented program.
Dr. Tucker graduated in the top 10 of his class, and was chosen for the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Alumni Membership. Induction into OKU, the Dental Honor Society, is a prestigious award given to those who excel not only academically, but also clinically throughout their dental school career. Dr. Tucker was recognized at his OKU Awards Ceremony as the highest earner of performance competencies in recent years at UMDNJ.
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Brent E. Fossum, DDS

Dr. Brent Fossum was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota, and has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and several cities in Texas. His extended family includes seven dentists including three brothers in his immediate family, all of whom graduated from the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, and three great uncles, also brothers, who graduated from the Chicago College of Dental Surgery, the first being Dr. Albert Fossum, who received his DDS Degree in 1898.
Dr. Fossum earned a B.S. Degree in Biology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock before finishing his DDS Degree in Houston at the University of Texas Dental Branch in 2010. Since graduating, he has practiced dentistry in Houston, Austin, and Harker Heights. During his undergraduate studies, he had a scholarship to play baseball at Texas Tech where he earned Academic All Big 12 honors.
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