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 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.