Meet Dr. Wood

John G. Wood D.D.S. – Dr. Wood graduated with a D.D.S. degree from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, in 1983.Dr. Wood is a credentialed oral health care professional, skilled in a variety of procedures to provide for your dental health care needs. He is also highly skilled in esthetic or cosmetic dentistry. He has completed four years at an American Dental Association accredited school, passed the National Dental Board Exams and the state board exams of several states in addition to Arizona. Dr. Wood is dedicated to creating outstanding smiles for his patients, using the latest technology available.


  • D.D.S. degree, 1983, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • B.S. degree, 1978, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • 1200 hours continuing dental education, including:
  • Spear Education – Scottsdale Center for Dentistry
  • Practical Clinical Courses, with Gordon J. Christensen
  • David L. Baird Porcelain Bonded Restoration Study Club
  • Invisalign Certification I and II

Professional Activities

  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Arizona State Dental Association and Central Arizona Dental Society
  • Mentor with Practical Clinical Courses, Scottsdale Center for Dentistry
  • Member of Spear Study Club
  • Member of the Synergy Dental Group Study Club
  • Part-time Faculty Volunteer, University of Washington 1983-84
  • Volunteer, 24 Years, School visits during Children’s Dental Health Month

Community Activities

  • Basketball Coach, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club
  • Scoutmaster, Assistant District Commissioner, ten years, Boy Scouts of America

Personal Interests

Hiking, backpacking, skiing, swimming, cycling, river rafting, reading a good history book, and doing things with his family.

Background Information

Born in Lawrence Kansas; has lived in Canada, Utah, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Spain, and Washington state.

Speaks Spanish.

He has lived in Arizona since 1984 with his wife and five children.

Dr. Wood

Our Services

  • General Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Advanced Dental Care

Our Office

John G. Wood DDS

Elizabeth Ewell, DMD

20100 N. 51st Avenue, Suite E-550

Glendale, AZ 85308

(623) 561-2400

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