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Oral surgeon Dr. Foxson from Naperville Oral Surgery & Dental Implants

Meet Dr. Joshua Foxson

Originally from Hauppauge, New York, Dr. Foxson feels honored to provide oral surgery care to the wonderful Naperville community.

About Dr. Foxson

Dr. Joshua Foxson was inspired to pursue oral surgery after seeing the benefits that dentistry brings to others. He was intrigued about surgical procedures during dental school and knew that positively impacting patients’ lives through oral surgery was his calling. Dr. Foxson was exposed to the oral surgery field when he was volunteering in third-world countries, which furthered his passion for helping others. When he established Naperville Oral Surgery & Dental Implants, he wanted to provide the latest and greatest in a comfortable, family-friendly setting.

To Dr. Foxson, the most rewarding thing about being an oral surgeon is seeing patients after treatment with smiles on their faces. He takes the time to listen to each patient and explains the process thoroughly so that patients know exactly what to expect.

Oral Surgeon Dr. Foxson greeting a patient

Education and Residency

Dr. Foxson earned bachelor’s and masters degrees in biology from Hobart & William Smith Colleges. He attended dental school at NYU College of Dentistry and served on various committees, was involved in research, and was elected into the OKU dental honor society. Following dental school, Dr. Foxson completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia as chief resident. During this time, he gained hands-on experience with anesthesia, general surgery, plastic surgery, trauma surgery, medicine, and emergency medicine.

Certifications

Dr. Foxson is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS). In order to achieve this certification, applicants must undergo a rigorous peer evaluation process and demonstrate the required knowledge and training within the field. He is staffed at Edward Hospital, responding to trauma calls, and is also a member of many professional organizations, including:

Oral surgeon Dr. Foxson
Oral surgeon Dr. Foxson giving patient a high five

Outside of Work

When he’s not at work, Dr. Foxson enjoys playing basketball, grilling, and supporting local sports teams. He loves spending time with his family and staying up-to-date with advances in technology.

Learn More

You can learn more about our practice, the procedures we offer, and more by exploring our website.