Periodontist Dr. Jodie Lusby

Jodie Lusby, DMD, MSD

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Dr. Jodie Lusby, a Board Certified Periodontist, hails from Florence, KY. He embarked on his academic journey at the University of Kentucky, earning a biology degree with Magna Cum Laude honors in 2012. His commitment to dentistry led him to the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where he obtained his Doctorate in Dentistry in 2016.


Driven by a passion for periodontics, Dr. Lusby extended his education with a three-year residency in Graduate Periodontics at the University of Louisville. In 2019, he earned a Master’s of Science in Dentistry, specializing in research on root coverage utilizing acellular dermal matrix.


Board Certification and Professional Memberships:

Dr. Lusby's dedication to excellence is evident in his achievement as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He actively contributes to the dental community through memberships in esteemed organizations such as the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, Kentucky Dental Association, the Louisville Dental Society, and the Academy of Osseointegration.


Teaching Experience:

Complementing his clinical practice, Dr. Lusby shares his expertise as a teacher at the University of Louisville Periodontal Program. His love for teaching extends beyond staying current with the field; he finds joy in guiding the next generation of dental professionals as they prepare to make a difference in patient care.


Patient-Centric Approach:

In his role as a periodontist, Dr. Lusby prioritizes patient care with a personal touch. He believes in connecting with each patient on a personal level, fostering a long-term relationship built on honesty and quality. Dr. Lusby ensures that patients are educated about their oral health, actively involving them in the decision-making process.


Clinical Specialties and Interests:

Dr. Lusby's clinical interests lie in helping patients maintain their natural teeth and enjoying implant dentistry to restore what has been lost. He finds fulfillment in witnessing patients achieve optimal oral health and takes pride in the collaborative teamwork between himself, his team, and patients.


Challenges and Solutions in Dentistry:

Identifying challenges in the dental field, Dr. Lusby acknowledges the influence of insurance on treatment decisions and the shortage of hygienists. He advocates for patient-focused, quality care and strives to address these challenges for the benefit of those seeking routine oral health services.


Volunteer and Community Service:

Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Lusby engages in volunteer work, exemplified by his mission trip to Honduras. This experience reinforced his gratitude for accessible healthcare and fueled his commitment to providing care for those in need.


Personal Life:

Dr. Lusby's personal life is characterized by a strong bond with his wife, Reecha, a Pediatric Physician’s Associate with Norton Healthcare. They share a life enriched by two sons and enjoy family time at Lake Cumberland, golfing, and creating lasting memories with grandparents.


Contributions to Dental Education:

Dr. Lusby's commitment to education extends beyond clinical practice. He actively contributes to the dental community through his involvement in the Seattle Study Club, fostering enhanced educational experiences for dentists in the Louisville area.


Setting the Practice Apart:

At Dr. Lusby's practice, education is paramount from the moment a patient walks in. The entire team takes pride in educating patients to empower them to attain the quality of health they deserve. The establishment of a Seattle Study Club further reflects their commitment to continuous learning and collaborative patient care.

Specialized Services PerioImplant Associates Provides

Dental Implants

Restore your natural smile so you can bite, chew, and speak normally.

LANAP® Laser Surgery

A more comfortable treatment option for procedures involving hard or soft tissue.

Cosmetic Periodontics

You may have a gummy smile because your teeth appear short when you smile.

Implant Dentures

Stabilized with tiny titanium posts that allow the dentures to snap securely into place.

Gum Recession

Consistent check-ups will help you prevent gum recession and help identify risk factors.

Full Mouth Implants

Traditional dentures can become unstable, inconvenient, and even uncomfortable.

Periodontal Maintenance

Dental treatment that includes regularly scheduled dental cleanings.

Sedation Dentistry

A relaxing and stress-free experience when you are receiving dental treatment