Born in Wilson, Dr. Gibbons grew up here and graduated from Fike High School. After completing undergraduate school at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, he then received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Dental School at UNC. He then continued his education at the Dental School in Chapel Hill receiving his masters in orthodontics in 1982. Shortly thereafter, he and his wife Becky, moved to Wilson and Dr.Gibbons opened his practice in August of 1982. He has been in private Practice specializing in orthodontics since that time. His first office was in the Walston Center near downtown Wilson, and in 1989 he moved to his present location on Point Drive.
Dr. Gibbons has three children which are his main "hobby." He has spent much of his free time involved in their activities as much as possible. He is also active in his church, First United Methodist Church, teaching Sunday School to middle school age children since 1982. Since his return to Wilson, he has also been on the board of the United Way, the Chamber of Commerce, Wilson Education Partnership, and Salvation Army. Dr. Gibbons feels "Wilson is a wonderful place to live and raise a family and my wife and I are very happy to be here."