Dr. Damon Thompson is the owner, founder, and CEO of Real Life Endo, which opened in December of 2020. The practice was purchased from an experienced and skilled Endodontist, Dr. Leander Lanier. Dr. Thompson is from the Town of Blacksburg and is proud to own a locally run business!
Upon graduating from Virginia Tech (1992), Dr. Thompson attended Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College of Virginia dental school, finishing magna cum laude in his Class of 1996. Damon accepted a commission in the United States Navy after graduation and completed a General Practice Residency at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton (USMC), CA. He served aboard the USS ARCTIC AOE-8 supply ship for two years as the ship’s only dentist. Once his military service was complete, Dr. Thompson returned to Blacksburg in 1999 to join the dental practice of Drs. Thompson and Schnecker.
Real Life Endo was formed in 2020 with three employees; the company has now grown to over 5 wonderful team members, with more expansion planned in the future to serve our community.