Tor Gotun DDS, MAGD, Cand.Odont, has over 30 years of experience practicing dentistry. He is well known throughout the dental community for his extraordinary skills in and knowledge of reconstructive dentistry, the treatment of TMJ, and cosmetic dentistry.
In his pursuit of excellence, Dr. Gotun has become a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD). Less than 1 percent of all general dentists in the U.S. hold that title.
In 2012, Dr. Gotun received a Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition Award in recognition of his commitment to continued education and his service to organized dentistry. In 60 years, he is only the 15th individual in Texas to receive such a high honor.
A Brief Background:
Dr. Gotun graduated from the University of Oslo Dental School, Norway in 1979. After having practiced in Norway and eager to pursue unlimited opportunities in advanced dental education in the US, he moved to Texas. He earned a license from Baylor College of Dentistry in Texas and 1985, Dr. Gotun established his dental practice in Austin, Texas. He has continued to work at his practice ever since.
Training & Experience:
Dr. Gotun has extensive, specialty training in prosthodontics and 17 other dental disciplines. He received advanced training in Gnathology, Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) Therapy and Advanced Restorative Dentistry from The Foundation For Advanced Continuing Education (F.A.C.E.). This training allows him to provide his patients with unique techniques and approaches to resolve even the most complex dental conditions. He never gives up on a patient!
Dr. Gotun has completed over 3000 hours of continued education. In addition, he has been teaching among his peers for over 20 years. During his career, Dr. Tor Gotun has helped to develop new dental software at The University of Texas in San Antonio, and he teaches advanced reconstructive dentistry to dentists and dental labs all over Texas.
Memberships & Organizations:
Presently, Dr. Gotun serves as a DIrector on Board of Texas Academy of General Dentistry. He is very active in many non-profit organizations focused on advancing continuing education for dentists, promoting the highest quality care for patients and is devoted to raising the standards of continued education for general dentists in Texas and beyond.
Dr. Gotun has been involved in many charitable missions, dedicating his time and volunteering to various projects providing Texas children with the dental care they need.
Dr. Gotun is an active member of the following organizations:
- ADA American Dental Association
- TDA Texas Dental Association
- ADDS Austin District Dental Society
- AGD Academy of General Dentistry
- TAGD Texas Academy of General Dentistry
- AOS American Orthodontic Society
- NDS The Norwegian Dental Society
- CTIIS Central Texas Institute for Implant Studies
- CTIOS Central Texas Institute for Occlusal Studies
- ALD Academy of Laser Dentistry