About Your Oral Surgeon

Thomas W. Fonner, DMD

"I truly enjoy being an oral surgeon. Every day I have an opportunity to make a positive impact on my patients' oral health and overall wellbeing."


Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit, MIResidency & Certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine – Alton, ILDoctor of Dental Medicine

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Champaign, ILBachelor of Science in Organic Chemistry and Biology

Advanced Training & Professional Memberships

Dr. Fonner is committed to continuing education and active participation in professional development and collaboration. In addition to his duties here at Central Illinois Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, he is an examiner for Central Regional Dental Testing and the Northeast Regional Board.

Dr. Fonner is a member of the following professional dental organizations:

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (AAOMS)
  • American Association of Dental Examiners
  • Illinois Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Personal Excellence / Outstanding Patient Care

"My skilled and dedicated dental team and I pride ourselves in the level of patient care we offer to each of our patients. We all pursue continuing education and advanced training so that we are able to provide the most innovative dental techniques, technology, and treatment. We truly believe in the benefits of the services we provide to our patients and we thank you for choosing Central Illinois Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for your dental needs. Our goal is for you to be comfortable in our care and leave our office smiling with confidence and pride."