Dr. Moody grew up on a ranch just outside Crawford Nebraska where his family has called home for 6 generations. Graduating from Crawford High School in 1989 and attending the University of Nebraska at Lincoln studying Biological Sciences. In 1997 he graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center college of Dentistry with his doctorate. While in dental school he was awarded the National Disaster Medical System Appreciation letter for his efforts during the Oklahoma City Bombing, the Teledyne Removable Prothedontic outstanding student award, the Oral Pathology outstanding student award and completed a mini residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry department.
Learning didn’t stop after graduating from dental school, Dr. Moody knew that incorporating dental implants into his practice was the right thing to do for his patients. He attended the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute where he was awarded a fellowship and mastership. Once a month for a year he flew to Atlanta Georgia to attend the AAID maxi-course residency at the Medical College of Georgia. That education and countless other courses and seminars gave Dr. Moody the knowledge and experience to become one the leading dental implantologists in the United States. He has earned Fellow and Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Fellow and Associate Fellow status in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and is one of the youngest Diplomates in the American Board of Oral Implantology/implant dentistry. Dr. Moody is adjunct faculty at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and a Mentor at the Kois Center in Seattle Washington.
Providing quality dental care to rural America is a priority of Dr. Moody’s, he is the owner of Horizon West Dental group which has multiple offices in western Nebraska providing state of the art dental care with the latest in technology by some of the most highly trained dentists around. In 2008 Dr. Moody limited his practice to the field of dental implants by opening the first Dental Implant Center in Rapid City South Dakota. Today there are multiple centers in the Midwest providing cutting edge dental implant care to thousands of patients. Understanding how important continuing education is to today’s general dentist, Dr. Moody lectures across the country and around the world as well as providing hands on training from his state of the art South Dakota Dental Implant Center in Rapid City South Dakota.
Dr. Moody stays busy in his private practice and training dentists across the country and around the world. His real passion is for his family and friends. Christina, his wife of 20 years has been his biggest fan supporting his dreams and serving as business manager along with raising 2 amazing boys. Aaron is 19 and is studying civil engineering at the University of Wyoming while Trent is 15 and already has an eye for business and the golf ball.