Dentist – Horseshoe Bay, TX
Get to Know Gregory R. Sopel, DMD
With nearly 40 years of experience in the oral healthcare field, Dr. Sopel’s commitment and genuine passion regarding improving smiles should be crystal-clear from your very first appointment. He and his team take plenty of time to understand each patient’s personal wants and needs while also utilizing the latest techniques and technologies in dentistry for clinical excellence. To learn more about his background, keep reading below:
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
After attended St. Anselm’s College for his undergraduate degree, Dr. Sopel chose to attend Tufts School of Dental Medicine for his doctorate. After graduating in 1980, he pursued additional training in the form of a General Practice Residency program as a member of the United States Army, working at Irwin Army Hospital in Fort Riley, KS. Throughout his 27 years of military service, he served as Lieutenant Colonel in Korea, Honduras, Canada, Kuwait, and many bases throughout the US.
What is Your Favorite Part of Being a Dentist?
Dr. Sopel is very proud to work on the hardest substance in the human body, and he can’t imagine any other career but his current one. It allows him to express his artistic side, and there’s never an end to the new knowledge, technologies, and techniques that are always being expanded on in the vast world of dentistry. Simply put, you never stop learning!
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Originally from Manchester, NH, Dr. Sopel is married and has three grown children – James is a manager at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant in Honolulu, Erika is attending business school in Oregon, and Jack currently attends Texas A&M. His hobbies in his free time include playing golf, hiking, and scuba diving.