Dr. Hodgson was born in Tulsa, spent time in several small towns as the son of a Methodist preacher, and graduated from Blackwell High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Education, with an emphasis in Natural Sciences from Northwestern State University in 1996. He then spent the next 15 years as a football coach and professor at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah.
In 2010, Dr. Hodgson and his wife Kristy opened a new chapter in their lives when he applied for admission to the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. Hodgson was accepted into the Class of 2016 and spent the next 4 years enjoying the challenge of balancing family life with dental school. Dr. Hodgson graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, and received several honors including being recognized as the best of the best in removable prosthodontics in his graduating class. Dr. Hodgson is proud to have the opportunity to serve Eastern Oklahoma at Dental Care of Muskogee.
Having been in education for 15 years, Dr. Hodgson believes strongly in lifetime learning. Furthering his skills through continuing education is something Dr. Hodgson finds very rewarding. Having already completed classes in endodontics and aesthetic dentistry, Dr. Hodgson looks forward to many more future learning experiences.
Dr. Hodgson is married to his wife Kristy, a native of nearby Wagoner. They have three sons, Gage, Wyatt, and Tanner. Needless to say, his free time is filled with various sports games, piano recitals, and fishing & hunting trips.