Dr. Bobby Turner grew up in Americus, Georgia and graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University and the School of Dentistry at the Medical College of Georgia. Immediately after graduation, Dr. Turner embarked on a career with the Georgia Department of Human Resources as a dentist specializing in the care of individuals with special needs. In 2011, he retired from East Central Regional Hospital where he served as the Director of Dental Services since 1992. Dr. Turner is a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, is a past president of the Special Care Advocates in Dentistry, and is a member of the Hope Dental Board of Broad Street Ministries in Augusta.
Dr. Turner and his wife, Lisa, have two children, Julianna and Christopher. They are actively involved in church activities, sporting and school events and enjoy traveling in their free time.