Dr. Adams is a native of Owensboro and received his undergraduate and DMD degrees from the University of Kentucky. He completed his residency in periodontics at the University of Iowa before returning to Kentucky in 1992. He has been in private practice in Owensboro since 1993 and is an active member of the Green River Dental Society, Kentucky Society of Periodontists, Southern Academy of Periodontology, and the American Academy of Periodontology. Holding many offices in the past, Dr. Adams currently resides on the Executive Council of the Southern Academy of Periodontology. With customer care and excellence in treatment as top priorities, Dr. Adams furthers his education consistently and is involved in three study clubs in the surrounding area, helping to better communicate with referring doctors and treat patients more effectively. Leading two of the three study clubs, Dr. Adams was one of a select group of clinicians chosen on the national level to be involved in the Spear’s Study Group. Dr. Adams is also one of the few periodontal surgeons in the state of Kentucky to be certified in both the Pinhole Surgical Technique and LANAP® (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure). Dr. Adams strives to stay up to date with the latest procedures and offers the latest technology with state-of-the-art equipment. He is married to the former Michelle Johnstone of Drakesboro; they have a son Alex (2003) and a daughter Ella (2005).
Dr. Josh Whitt is a native of Calhoun, KY and received his undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University and DMD degree from the University of Kentucky. He completed his residency in periodontics at the University of Kentucky before joining Dr. Adams practice in July of 2019. Dr. Whitt is a member of the Kentucky Dental Association as well as the American Academy of Periodontology. While completing his DMD degree in Lexington, Dr. Whitt met and later married Owensboro native, Dr. Meagan Aull. Dr. Aull practices general dentistry in Owensboro and both Dr. Whitt and Dr. Aull are looking forward to being active in the community. Dr. Whitt is excited to join Dr. Adams and Team and looks forward to serving his patients and working with closely with his dental colleagues.
After graduating from Western Kentucky University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree, Michelle moved to Owensboro to practice dental hygiene in general dentistry. She and Dr. Adams have been married since 2000, and she has worked in his practice for over 20 years as a dental hygienist, public relations coordinator, and office administrator. Currently, Michelle holds a license to deliver local anesthetic, is certified in laser disinfection, and is a CPR Instructor, teaching First Aid and Basic Life Support classes with the American Heart Association. She also lectures on Medical Emergencies for the Dental Office and Hygienist, which is approved by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry. With a high standard for customer service, communication and satisfaction, Michelle strives to maintain a relaxing, comfortable, and efficient office environment for all of our patients.
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