Dr. Suffridge is an Arkansas native who grew up in North Little Rock. After graduating from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, he attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry where he graduated with honors while attaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Following graduation from dental school he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and completed a 1-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Parris Island, SC. During this time, he spent 8 weeks on board the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier to supplement the permanent dental staff. The following two years he served overseas while stationed at Naval Dental Center Far East in Yokosuka, Japan.
Once completing his military service, he moved to Ann Arbor, MI to begin a 2-year residency at the University of Michigan. After attaining his certificate in Endodontics in 2005, he moved back to Arkansas and opened up a private practice in El Dorado, AR. He now works in El Dorado on Tuesdays, Benton on Wednesdays, and North Little Rock on Mondays and Thursdays. He is married Catherine McGlothin in 2009 who also grew up in North Little Rock and they have three daughters.