Oral surgery is a recognized specialty of dentistry. Dr. Brooks and other oral surgeons complete accredited advanced oral and maxillofacial surgery education and hold licenses in dentistry and/or medicine in the state where practiced.

Dr. Brooks

Dr. Amy Brooks

Exceptional Care through Education

Dr. Brooks is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Dental School in Chapel Hill receiving a DDS. She is a graduate of the Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans receiving a MD. She completed residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Louisiana State University Medical Center.

Dr. Brooks is a recipient of the American Society of Dentistry for Children Award and the Dwight C. Clark Memorial Award. She also received a Sigma Xi research award and was an active tutor and teaching assistant in medical histology and dental biochemistry.

Dr. Brooks holds a dental license with anesthesia permit as well as a medical license in North Carolina. She maintains privileges at Grace Hospital and membership in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Western Piedmont Dental Society, First District Dental Society and the American Medical Association. Dr. Brooks is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS).

In 2005, Dr. Brooks, DDS, MD, completed accreditation for Diplomate status of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Board certification signifies Dr. Brooks has reached the highest standard of training and expertise.

Dr. Brooks recently completed the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) 2013 Recertification Examination ensuring that Dr. Brooks remains compliant with certification regulations through 2025.

The Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery recently published an article by Dr. Amy Brooks. Delayed Complications of Tooth Extraction in Patients Taking Warfarin, Antibiotics, and Other Medicines appeared in the April issue. April 2011, 69:pgs 977-979.

Dr. Brooks completed the Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia half marathon on September 18, 2011. She finished 14,188th out of a field of 21,000.

She also completed the First Meleah Mikeal ALS Half Marathon in Lenoir, North Carolina on November 17, 2012.

Dr. Brooks actively participates and supports many regional 5K races. These races tend to raise funds for civic organizations and foster improved health.