Dr. Ferguson grew up in the small community of Farmington, New Mexico but ended up in Houston, Texas during his high school years. After graduating from Spring High School, he studied one year at Sam Houston State University before serving a two-year mission for his church in Sweden. Upon returning home, he completed undergraduate studies at the University of Houston. Dental School studies began in 1980 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, graduating four years later in the top ten percent of his class as well as Induction into the OKU Honor Society and receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award. He began his private practice of dentistry in Austin and in 1990, completed a two-year postgraduate training in orthodontics in Dallas.
He has completed numerous hours of continuing dental education in areas such as oral surgery, aesthetic dentistry, laser dentistry, orthodontics, and practice management. In his own words, “l feel so blessed to be able to combine my love and interest in art, design and science in my career. Helping people enjoy better dental health and making smiles more beautiful is tremendously fulfilling.”
Dr. Bob and his wife Sandi just celebrated 33 years of marriage and have been blessed with six children, and so far, two daughters in law, one son in law (Dr. Kip) and seven amazing grandchildren. His favorite pastime is taking the grandkids for rides on his antique Farmall tractor but also enjoys landscape design and antique picking. He recently restored an 1860 chuck wagon and has been competing in cook offs around the state. He loves serving in church, taking trips with Sandi, attending cowboy poetry gatherings and racking up miles on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.