Dr. Tabor, a lifelong resident of Texas, completed undergraduate studies at Baylor University in Waco, and received his dental degree from The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston. He completed residency training in the United States Navy at the Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA. He served in the USS Kearsarge (CVA-33) in the Pacific Fleet and the USS Randolph (CVS-15) in the Atlantic Fleet. Upon leaving the Navy, he entered private practice in Waco for 10 years prior to joining the Veterans Administration. After retiring from government service, he practiced Locum Tenens several years before joining Regence Health Network in 2008. He is in his second tour as Dental Director which started in 2013.