William D. Purdy, DDS, MS graduated in 1979 from Syracuse University with a BS in Biology. He received his dental degree with honors in 1986 from the dental school at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He began practicing in Vermont in 1990 upon completion of his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Ohio State University, where he also earned his master’s degree.
Dr. Purdy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (board certified). He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and a member of the American Dental Association, the Vermont State Dental Society, and the Vermont Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Purdy is a clinical instructor in the department of surgery at the University of Vermont College Of Medicine. He is a member of the medical staff at University of Vermont Medical Center and Northwestern Medical Center. His clinical interests include dental implants, orthognathic surgery (jaw surgery), dentoalveolar surgery, and bone grafting.