Dr. Trevor S. Bonilla was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas. Following graduation from high school, he attended Northwood University in Cedar Hill, where he was a member of the baseball team. After injuring his shoulder, he returned to Amarillo to complete his undergraduate training at West Texas A&M, where he maintained a 4.0 GPA.
Dr. Bonilla attended dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he ranked number one in his class all four years. After graduating in 1998, he began his specialty training at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, which he completed in 2000.