Thomas G. Wilson Jr. received his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in 1971 and a Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Washington Graduate School of Dentistry in 1974. A periodontist practicing in Dallas, Wilson is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a member of the International College of Dentists. He is also a clinical associate professor at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry.
A prolific author and lecturer, Wilson is author of award-winning textbooks, including Dental Maintenance for Patients with Periodontal Diseases, ITI Dental Implants: Planning, Placement, Restoration, and Maintenance, and Periodontal Regeneration Enhanced. He is also a co-author of La riduzione dei tempi di trattamento, and an editor and contributor to Advances in Periodontics, Fundamentals of Periodontics, and Minimally Invasive Periodontal Therapy. In addition, he previously held positions as editor in chief of Quintessence International and associate editor of the Journal of Periodontology.