Dr. Russell C. Holpuch’s professional training and background include four years of general dentistry and more than 20 years in periodontics. He graduated with honors from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1979. In 1985, Dr. Holpuch received his Master’s Degree in Periodontology at the University of Minnesota, followed by four years as a staff periodontist in San Diego with the last year spent as head of the Periodontal Department at Balboa Naval Hospital. In 1988, he achieved his highest academic goal of obtaining Board Certification and maintains his status as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
He is continually updating his skills and knowledge by attending continuing education courses from renowned educators in the field. Dr. Holpuch also is the Director of an advanced restorative and dental implant study group for local dentists called the Redding Advanced Dental Studies Forum (RADSF).This group is affiliated with the Seattle Study Club, a national and international organization that provides continuing education and extensive treatment planning opportunities.
He and his wife Mary have four children and one grandson. Jason is an electrical engineer with a Master’s Degree. Jason, his wife Kristen, and son Jefferson live in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dr. Holpuch’s second son Brett, has a degree in Business marketing and resides in Agoura Hills, California with his wife. Christine and Katie are Dr. Holpuch’s two daughters. Christine has a Master’s Degree in Child Psychology and teaches pre-school in Denver, Colorado. Katie is an NICU nurse in Chico, California and has a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing.