Board Certified Orthodontist
Dr. Allison Williams
Meet Dr. Allison Williams, whose personal journey into orthodontics began in the vibrant community of Carmel, Indiana. It was here that her own orthodontist worked wonders with braces, not just enhancing her smile, but changing her life. This profound experience ignited a passion in Dr. Williams — a resolve to create that same positive change in the lives of her patients.
Embark on a journey with her as she crafts not just visually stunning smiles but also ones that radiate comfort and confidence!
Education & Experience
Dr. Allison Williams' adventure in academia began at Indiana University, a place where her fascination with biology and business not only took root but thrived. She graduated with honors in 2014 and, amidst her scholarly triumphs, she met her husband, Matt, while leading Young Life.
From there, Dr. Williams dove headfirst into the dental realm at Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, where she didn't just study teeth — she graduated first in her class in 2018 with a Doctor in Dental Surgery (DDS) degree, all with a sparkle!
Next, Dr. Williams went on to accept a coveted spot in the elite Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Graduate Orthodontic Residency Program. Imagine her, white coat and all, mastering the art of orthodontics, earning a Master’s in Dental Science and a certification in Orthodontics, all while trailblazing research in 3D printing.
Through this program, Dr. Williams also gained extensive experience with interdisciplinary cases and served on the craniofacial team during her time as a resident, adding layers of depth to her expertise.
And guess what? You can even leaf through her scholarly work in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, where you’ll find her research on 3D printing and orthodontics.
With Dr. Williams, every smile is a story waiting to be told!
Dr. Williams went through an extensive and demanding journey to achieve board certification, dedicating numerous extra hours to demonstrate her capability in delivering top-tier patient care.
Her efforts were rewarded when she attained the prestigious title of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, an accolade granted to a mere 40% of orthodontists in active practice.
Wide-Ranging Skills for Your
Dr. Williams brings to the table an extensive array of orthodontic talents, honed through stringent training and a staunch dedication to the cutting edge of dental technology. Her commitment to lifelong learning means she’s adept in a diverse array of treatments and procedures:
- Classic metal braces
- Aesthetic clear braces
- Specialized adult orthodontic care
- Discreet aligners, including Invisalign
- Orthognathic surgery for jaw correction
- Treatment of cleft palate and craniofacial conditions
- Precision laser dentistry
- Behind-the-teeth lingual braces
- Management of sleep apnea
- Solutions for temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD) and myofascial pain
Dr. Williams is devoted to her patients' oral health. With a unique blend of exceptional orthodontic expertise, clear and caring communication, she ensures that your journey to the perfect smile is as delightful as the outcome.
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Board of Orthodontics
- American Dental Association
- Christian Medical & Dental Society
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- Tennessee Association of Orthodontists
- Tennessee Dental Association
- Virginia Association of Orthodontists
- Virginia Dental Association
Outside of the Office
Dr. Williams cherishes her moments with her husband, Matt, and their little whirlwind, Ellie. Together they enjoy trekking the trails with their energetic Australian shepherds, Mowgli and Blue, practicing hot yoga, and whipping up culinary creations in the kitchen. Their home is filled with warmth and adventure.
Their church home is at Redeemer Community Church in Johnson City, where bonds formed have blossomed into cherished friendships. Young Life has been a huge part of their relationship, and they continue to invest their energy as key figures on the Young Life Committee.
Matt's role at East Tennessee State University, guiding future leaders in the Roan Scholars Leadership Program, intertwines with their collective excitement for their East Tennessee life — a place where the majesty of the mountains makes up the daily backdrop.
Dr. Williams feels privileged to be a part of the stellar team at Sturgill Orthodontics and is bubbling with enthusiasm at the prospect of welcoming each of you into the fold!