Maine Dental Association President's Award winner Dr. Karl Woods shakes hands with outgoing MDA Executive Board President Dr. Gary Creisher. Dr. Woods was injured in a recent skiing accident.
Dr. Karl Woods, a dentist who practices in Houlton, has been recognized with a Maine Dental Association President’s Award. He was honored at the organization’s annual convention on June 9 at the Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks in South Portland.
Outgoing Executive Board President Dr. Gary Creisher presented the award to Woods, which recognizes an individual who has made significant and meaningful contributions to the profession.
“I was truly surprised and humbled by this honor,” Woods said. “I feel blessed to be part of a wonderful and caring profession.”
Woods has practiced dentistry in Aroostook County since graduating from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1990. He is a past president and secretary of the MDA Executive Board, and has served on several of the association’s committees. He has also served on the American Dental Association Council on Communications.
Incorporated in 1867, the Maine Dental Association is a professional membership organization of licensed dentists. The MDA works to support members in achieving excellence in dentistry, and to be leaders in oral health in Maine. For more information about the MDA, go to www.medental.org.