Dr. David Russell is a native Tulsan and graduated from Metro Christian Academy. He attended the University of Kansas and graduated with a biology degree in 1991. In 1997 he graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine and received his veterinary degree. After being in a general veterinary clinic, Small Animal Clinic of Tulsa, for several years, he completed a rigorous dental residency and credentialing process and passed the examination to become a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College. He started his own dental clinic, Veterinary Dental Center of Tulsa, which provides specialized dental services for pets.