Meet J. Adam Andrews, MD, DDS
Top Oral Surgeon in Columbia, MO
Dr. Andrews was born in Kansas City, Missouri and was raised in Columbia. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Biology. Immediately after college graduation he was accepted to the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry where he graduated with distinction in the top 5% of his class.
Dr. Andrews then attended the Texas Tech University Medical School where he graduated in the top quartile of his class obtaining his medical degree and then moved back to Dallas where he completed an internship in General Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center. His residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was completed at Baylor University Medical Center and Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas where he was the only resident his year. Dr. Andrews trained under the auspices of Drs. Larry Wolford, Bob Schow and Gil Triplett. He has completed hundreds of complex Orthognathic and TMJ Reconstruction cases and currently uses the Virtual Surgical Planning protocol for most cases.
He is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is an examiner for the Missouri State Dental Board Committee on General Anesthesia / Deep Sedation. Dr. Andrews also held the position of Clinical Instructor at the Saint Louis University Department of Orthodontics where he assisted student Orthodontists in preparing orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery) cases.
Dr. Andrews maintains a busy full-scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice in Columbia, Missouri and is married with three children.
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I have been a Surgical Nurse for 22 years, an RN for 37 years and worked in a local Hospital for over 40 years. EVERY TIME I get to work WITH Dr. Andrews or Dr. Atwood and his staff, it's a wonderful experience. That being stated, my son recently had to have some decayed teeth he needed removed and I could think of NO OTHER SURGEON(S) OR STAFF that I would want to handle this situation. They are THE PREMIER PRACTICE for this and other more difficult maxillofacial and oral surgeries. If you want the BEST CARE for you or your loved ones, this is who you go to. They are simply THE BEST!!
- Mark T
Thank you Dr. Atwood and nurses!!! We appreciate everything you did for Brock. We appreciate the caring staff, everyone being so flexible, taking your time and doing the right thing, and just having a great team that goes above and beyond for your patients. I highly recommend Dr. Atwood and his staff!!!! Thanks again for everything!!!!
- Stefani R
I waited two years after learning about the problems my impacted wisdom teeth were causing to have them removed, partly out of the anxiety of having the procedure done. The staff scheduled my appointment quickly and when I arrived, the wait time was basically nothing. They described the procedure to me before hand and answered any last minute questions I had before starting the iv sedation. After the procedure (as I'm told by my boyfriend who was driving me home) they explained aftercare instructions to both of us and made sure he was comfortable before sending us on our way. The next day, I was called just to make sure I was doing alright and had no questions or complications. I would recommend this procedure here to friends and family.
- Alyssa S