Trusted Oral Surgeon & Dentist – Temple, TX

Get to Know
Courtney Grosskopf, DDS

Temple Texas oral surgeon and dentist Courtney Grosskopf D D S

Dr. Grosskopf joined our team in 2019, and since then, she’s done an outstanding job of helping our patients feel calm and comfortable in the treatment chair. She really enjoys easing anxieties with the power of oral and IV sedation dentistry in particular! If you’re interested in learning more about her, just keep reading below.

Why Did You Want
to Become a Dentist?

Doctor Grosskopf with dental patient in dentistry treatment room

Growing up, Dr. Grosskopf loved watching the classic movie version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. She always looked forward to seeing Hermey in particular, the character of the misfit elf who dreamed of becoming a dentist. He inspired her to become a dentist herself, and she’s never looked back!

Where Did You
Study Dentistry?

Dr. Grosskopf’s college career started at the University of Texas at Austin, where she achieved her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. From there, she went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Following graduation, she also attended a two-year General Practice Residency at the Medical College of Georgia, which focused on oral surgery, dental implant placement, and providing treatment to medically complex patients, as well as another two-year residency at the University of Pennsylvania in Oral Medicine that emphasizes the treatment of oral lesions and facial pain. Today, she is Board-Certified in Oral Medicine.

Outside view of dental school building

Outside of the Dental
Office, What Do You
Like to Do?

Doctor Fossum outside of the dental office

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do? Born and raised in Houston, Dr. Grosskopf is the proud mom of a son. When she has free time away from work, she enjoys playing the guitar, running, lounging at the beach, and going to concerts. In fact, she loves music so much that she often sings while treating her patients!