As a patient or family member in our office our sole purpose is to serve you and your needs. Our desire is to treat every patient as efficiently as possible and to provide the highest quality orthodontic care available. Through good communication, in an encouraging, non-threatening environment, we also hope to play a positive role in each patient's psychological and spiritual development.
Dr. Lockard has been in the full-time practice of orthodontics since 1978. Raised in Oklahoma, he graduated from Bartlesville High School, received his bachelor's degree from the University of Oklahoma and graduated with honors from the University of Missouri School of Dentistry in 1973. Dr. Lockard served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps for two years, receiving the Army Commendation Medal upon completion of his service. He then completed his Master's degree in orthodontics at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Lockard is a Diplomate of American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Dentistry and is past president of the Oklahoma Orthodontic Society and Tulsa County Dental Society. Dr. Lockard and his wife, Kathryn, have two married children and five grandchildren. In his spare time, Dr. Lockard enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. John and Kathryn belong to Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church.