Meet Dr. Bruce L. Whitcher


Dr. Whitcher has maintained a private practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with office locations in San Luis Obispo since 1987.
 
 
After receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from UCSF School of Dentistry, Dr. Whitcher completed advanced training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harbor UCLA Medical Center including facial trauma, reconstructive jaw surgery, and anesthesia.  He has been Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery since 1989.

Dr. Whitcher practices all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery.  His primary areas of interest include anesthesia, dental implant surgery, tooth extraction,  and temporomandibular disorders.
He maintains hospital affiliations with French Hospital Medical Center, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, and Twin Cities Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Whitcher resides in Templeton with his wife Alexandra and has two children.
 
Dr. Whitcher has been very active in organized dentistry including:
Central Coast Dental Society
California Dental Association
California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
 
He served as a member of the Examination Committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons from 2006 to 2012.