Dr. Thomas Vergo graduated from the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Buffalo in 1971. He then completed a dental internship at the Buffalo V.A. Hospital in 1972, which was followed by a year as a staff dentist. In 1975, he completed his prosthodontic training, receiving certificates from the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Buffalo and the Buffalo V.A. Hospital. This was followed by a maxillofacial prosthetic residency program at Roswell Park Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y.
Upon the completion of his prosthodontic and maxillofacial prosthetics training in 1976, he accepted a full-time faculty position at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in the Department of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. For the last eight years, he was Director of Divisions: Prosthodontics-Fixed Partial Dentures, Removable Partial Dentures, Complete Dentures, and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. In January 2004, Dr. Vergo retired from Tufts as a Professor Emeritus.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, he has maintained a part-time private practice over the past 30 years. He holds senior dentist staff privileges at the Tufts-New England Medical Center Hospital. He has lectured locally, nationally, and internationally, and he has published over 40 articles in various reference journals. Dr. Vergo is presently a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, American College of Dentists, and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics.