Jeffrey C. Hambleton, DDS, MS
Education, Training and Service
Dr. Jeffrey C. Hambleton attended the University of Kansas for his undergraduate studies, graduating with a Bachelor of Art degree in biology. He then attended the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating in 1978, after which he entered the United States Air Force Dental Corps. After 12 years practicing general dentistry in the USAF, he entered training for periodontology. In 1993, he earned his Master’s Degree in Periodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and his Certificate in Periodontics from the Wilford Hall Medical Center on Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Part of his advanced degree curriculum involved the placement of dental implants. In 1995, he completed his written and oral boards to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Hambleton retired from the USAF in 1996, having attained the rank of Colonel.
Dr. Hambleton regularly advances his training and education with an average of 50-60 hours of continued education each year. He has practiced in the Lawrence, Kansas, area for 22+ years. He is a member of the following associations:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Midwest Society of Periodontists
- Missouri-Kansas Society of Periodontists
- Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
- Kansas Dental Association
- Douglas County Dental Society
- Spears Study Club
About Dr. Hambleton
As a periodontist, Dr. Hambleton strives to provide his patients with individualized, compassionate, predictable treatments. He collaborates with skilled general and specialty practitioners to ensure quality care, and utilizes both traditional and leading-edge procedures and technology to achieve superior results.
Dr. Hambleton is a native of Lawrence. His father was the Director of the Kansas Geological Survey, and his mother was elected the first woman mayor of Lawrence in 1973. He met his wife, Nancy, in the USAF, where she was an RN and a Captain. They have two sons – John, who is a project engineer in Chicago; and Sam, who is studying mechanical engineering at Kansas State University. Outside of the office, Dr. Hambleton’s hobbies include backpacking, fly fishing, racket sports, and working on landscaping projects.
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