Meet The Doctor

Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Joseph R. Funderburk, DDS

Dr. Funderburk is originally from Grand Junction, graduating from Fruita Monument High School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Colorado State University with degrees in Biology and Anatomy & Physiology. Dr. Funderburk received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (UCHSC) in Denver.

After graduation from dental school Dr. Funderburk completed his surgical training at The University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, IL.  His surgical training included resident-level rotations in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Anesthesia, Trauma Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Medicine and General Surgery.

Dr. Funderburk is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and brings current cutting edge techniques to Grand Junction Oral Surgery. He practices full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery with a special interest in Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP).  This includes CT guided orthognathic (Jaw) surgery, dental implant placement, full arch dental rehabilitation including zygomatic implants for severely atrophic jaws, dental extractions with immediate implant placement, and teeth in a day techniques.  He uses the latest bone grafting methods for reconstruction when indicated including ridge augmentation and sinus lifts.In addition Dr. Funderburk treats oral pathology, TMJ problems, and routine facial cosmetic surgeries including Botox. He also enjoys performing daily oral surgery procedures including removal of wisdom teeth, dental extractions, canine exposure with bonding, and biopsies.  As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Funderburk is certified in IV Deep Sedation/General Anesthesia for added patient comfort.

Dr. Funderburk is on the surgical staff at St. Mary’s and Community Hospitals.  He is a member of numerous Dental and Oral Surgical Societies.

Dr. Funderburk has a daughter and a son with his wife Kira.  As a family they enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle perfectly suited for Western Colorado.  They are blessed to be a part of the Grand Junction community.