The Department of Chemistry Leadership Board was established in the Spring of 2011 to provide guidance and support for the Department’s continual drive for excellence. The Board, made up of business, academic, and community leaders, adopted the mission statement: “To offer leadership and guidance, to provide financial strength, and to achieve national acclaim as a top 10 Department of Chemistry.”
Fred Thurston D.M.D.Central Dental CreationsThurston Comprehensive Dental Center
Dr. Thurston grew up in Clearwater FL, and continued his education at the University of Florida, receiving his Bachelor of Chemistry Degree in 1976 and Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree in 1979 from the University of Florida. He started a private practice in downtown Auburndale, FL and Thurston Comprehensive Dental Center is proudly celebrating 31 years of Family and Cosmetic dentistry. He has been committed to Implant Dentistry since 1989. For the last 19 years Dr. Thurston has been very involved in Dental Laboratory Manufacturing. Central Dental Creations became incorporated in 2005 and is now a dental manufacturer. Dr. Thurston is committed to Dental education as well as the business communication and technology advances of Dentistry.
Dr. Thurston and his wife of 38 years have 3 children. They enjoy Gator football, Harley Davidson’s and Motor homing.