Claire Wood, DMD General Dentist
Dr. Claire Midyette Wood has wanted to have a career in healthcare for as long as she can remember. She fell in love with dentistry because it allows her to combine her passion for science and artistic creativity, as well as developing relationships with patients. She loves working in this office that provides the most up to date technology so that she can help patients feel comfortable and know that they are getting the best care possible.
Dr. Wood earned her degree as a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2017. Prior to that, she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Presbyterian College and then a Master in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Carolina. After receiving her doctorate, she furthered her education by attending a general practice residency at the Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina.
Dr. Wood is involved in several professional societies. She is currently serving with the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, American Dental Association, Alabama Dental Association, Birmingham District Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association. She has also participated in short term dental missions trips to Ecuador for several years with CMDA.
Dr. Wood is a Birmingham native who was born and raised in Homewood where she and her family continue to live. She has two daughters, Audrey and Elena, with her husband Josh. In her free time, you can find her spending time with her family, especially in the kitchen.