Dr. James Woodyard
Dr. James Woodyard is a native of Smithland, Kentucky. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Murray State University in 1994 and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 1999 from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. In 2002, he concluded his education with a residency in Periodontics at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry where he graduated with a Masters in Oral Biology and a Certificate of Periodontics.
Following graduation, he became an associate in the Washington DC area. In 2004, the opportunity to return to the tri-state area presented itself and both Dr. Woodyard and his wife, Laura, were anxious to return. In April 2004, Dr. Woodyard purchased the periodontal practice of Dr. Fred Robbins and opened Woodyard Periodontlcs, PC.
In November 2005, Dr. Woodyard achieved Diplomate Status with the American Board of Periodontology. A Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (ABP) is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty. He is the only ABP Board Certified Periodontist in the tri-state area and one of only a handful in the state of Indiana.
Dr. Woodyard stays abreast of the latest advances in Periodontics with memberships in many professional organziations including the Pierre Fauchard Academy Dental Honor Society, American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, the Indiana Dental Association and the First District Dental Society.
In 2005, Dr. Woodyard founded the Select Study Club, a branch of the Seattle Study Club. This organization provides world class dental continuing education and a team approach to dentistry to its members in the tri-state area. He has published articles in several dental publications and has the chance to lecture to dental organizations on topics such as periodontal disease, periodontal plastic surgery, bone grafting and dental implant placement.
Dr. Woodyard has been married to his wife, Laura, since November 2003. They were joined in December 2005 by their first child, Luke Gabriel Woodyard. In November of 2008, they had their second child, Zach. Dr. Woodyard and his wife enjoy family and travel. Dr. Woodyard also enjoys the outdoors and working with computers.