Dr. Dwight Williams
Dr. Williams did his undergraduate studies at Boston University, after which he pursued and completed double degrees in Dentistry and Public Health at Columbia University College of Dentistry and Columbia University School of Public Heath, respectively in four years.
After finishing his DDS and MPH at Columbia, he did a one year General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York.
After that he did a one year Internship in Oral Surgery and then a Four year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harlem Hospital Center/Columbia University Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Williams is the founder and CEO of Optimum Dental Care, LLC in the Bronx, New York.
Optimum Dental Care is a multi-specialty Dental practice that employs several General Dentists, a Periodontist, 2 Orthodontists and an Oral surgeons all under one roof.
Dr. Williams supports many non-profit and voluntary organizations in the New York area, especially ones that give back to the people of Jamaica. He volunteers one week per year, providing free Dental work to impoverish areas in Jamaica with United Mission of Goodwill, a missionary group based in Brooklyn New York.
He also supports Team Jamaica Bickle that provides food and accommodation for Jamaican High School athletes who journey to the US A each year to compete at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia,USA.
Both Dr Williams and Dr Parkin-Edwin are consultants with the Jamaica Defense Force.
Education & Training
B.A, Boston University
DDS, Columbia University
College of Dental Medicine
MPH, Columbia University,
School of Public Health
General Practice Residency,
Montefiore Medical Center
Internship in Oral Surgery,
Harlem Hospital Center
Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Harlem Hospital Center
Dr Williams has been honored on several occasions for his
Humanitarian and Voluntary work:
Distinguished Alumni Award,
Humanitarian Award :United Mission of Goodwill
Vice Chancellors Award for Professional Achievement from AFUWI
(American Friends for the University of the West Indies)
Humanitarian Award, IED (Image, Entertainment Distinction Award)