Raised in Ohio, Dr. Lightfoot attended The Ohio State University where he received his Post-Doctoral Degree in Periodontics, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition, a Master of Arts Degree in Exercise Physiology, and a Master of Science Degree in Oral Biology. He served as Chief Resident during his final year of his periodontal residency.
Following his training, he practiced in Ohio before moving to the Boston area in 2005. Establishing offices in Hingham and Norwood, MA after working for nine years as a periodontist on the South Shore, Dr. Lightfoot has extensive experience. “I offer world class care in a local site.”
Dr. Lightfoot and his team put their patients’ best interests first. They use the highest quality products, never cutting corners. “We have the best possible small practice.” His state-of-the-art office allows for a pleasant patient experience and his warm, friendly manner allows for maximum communication between doctor and patient.
Dr. Lightfoot, a life-long learner and educator, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He also lectures nationally and locally on periodontal care, dental implants, disease and treatment. Dr. Lightfoot is Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology and is licensed LANAP surgeon trained to provide true regeneration.
Married with two sons, Dr. Lightfoot is an avid baseball fan. He enjoys reading Louise Penny mysteries and Jack Reacher thrillers.
Interesting fact: The men in his family are all named William. His grandfather was William Jacob; his father (an orthodontist) is William John; he is William Scott. His wife’s father is William Joseph. His first-born son is William Jacob, and his second-born son is William Joseph.
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