Dr. Dwight Williams

Biography

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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

1982-1986

B.A, Boston University

1986-1990

DDS, Columbia University

College of Dental Medicine 

1987-1990

MPH, Columbia University,

School of Public Health

1990-1991

General Practice Residency,

Montefiore Medical Center

1991-1992

Internship in Oral Surgery,

Harlem Hospital Center

1992-1996

Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Harlem Hospital Center

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Awards

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Dr Williams has been honored on several occasions for his

Humanitarian and Voluntary work:

2018

Distinguished Alumni Award,

JCOBA-NY

2016

Humanitarian Award :United Mission of Goodwill

2014

Vice Chancellors Award for Professional Achievement from AFUWI

(American Friends for the University of the West Indies)

2014

Humanitarian Award, IED (Image, Entertainment Distinction Award)