Meet Dr. Phillips

Thomas L. Phillips Jr., DDS | Fort Worth Dentist

Thomas L. Phillips, Jr., DDS

Dr. Phillips is a third-generation dentist.   His family has had a thriving dental practice in Fort Worth for over 90 years.  It began with his grandfather, Dr. Leo E. Phillips, who opened his dental practice in downtown Fort Worth in 1920.

In 1951, Dr. Leo’s son, Dr. Thomas L. Phillips, joined him in the practice.  Father and son worked together for nearly 15 years.

In 1982, after graduating from the University of Texas Dental School in Houston, Dr. Thomas L. Phillips, Jr. joined in the legacy. He and his father worked together for more than 20 years.

A member of the American Dental Association, The Texas Dental Association and the Fort Worth District Dental Society, Dr. Phillips has served as a director for the Fort Worth District Dental Society and held numerous other Society positions.  He is also a member of The Academy of General Dentistry and is a past president of the Southwest Prosthodontic Society.

Dr. Phillips is also a member of the Lone Star Study Club.  He has served on the board of the South Fort Worth Rotary Club and was Vice-President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce.  He was on the Dental Disaster Team for the Fort Worth Dental Society when they were asked to help identify members of the Branch Davidian Sect after the stand-off in Waco, in 1993.

Dr. Phillips is married to his wife, Susie. They have one son, Austin, and daughter-in-law, Blitz. In his spare time, Dr. Phillips is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys hunting, fishing, playing golf, and attending sporting events at TCU.