Dr. Leighton Wood, DDS

Dr. Leighton Wood, DDS

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leighton Wood, DDS is an orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics practitioner in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 37 years. He practices orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics and orthodontics.Read his story

Tri-Cities Orthodontic Specialists

8 Sheridan Sq Ste 400

Kingsport, TN 37660
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia

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Dr. Wood's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wood "Dr. Leighton Wood is an orthodontist with offices in Kingsport and Johnson City, TN and Bristol, VA. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University and his dental degree from the University of Tennessee. His orthodontic residency and Master of Science degree were completed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He retired in the rank of full Colonel from the United States Air Force after 20 years service as an orthodontist and an orthodontic educator. Dr. Wood is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is a member of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the American Dental Association. Dr. Wood is one of the most experienced and leading providers in the Tri-Cities area of Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® clear aligners. He was recognized by Invisalign as a Premier Elite Provider, meaning he has treated more than 700 Invisalign cases and starts about 150 new cases each year. He is the only Elite Provider and the largest Invisalign Teen provider in the area. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wood "At Tri-Cities Orthodontic Specialists, we offer a full range of orthodontic services in our modern, fully equipped facilities. Orthodontic treatment offers the opportunity to achieve your best look, producing a smile that allows you to go into every situation with your best face forward. That's why we say that smiles are our business!"

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Orthodontics

27  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Middle Tennessee State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Univ Of Tenn Health Science Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • USAF Wilford Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Univ Of N Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Wood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wood to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (81)

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Dr. Wood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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