Dr. Frederick T. Wood


Professional Affiliations

Member, Student Clinicians of the American Dental Research

Member, International Association of Dental Research

Member, American Dental Association

Member, American Society of Dentistry for Children

Member, Arizona Dental Association

Member, American Association of Functional Orthodontics

Member, Clinical Foundation of Orthopedics and Orthodontics

Member Academy of General Dentistry

Member, American Academy of Functional Orthodontics

Secondary School Teaching Certificate, State of Arizona, 1970

Dr. Wood continues his professional educational growth keeping current with innovative, modern dental practices regarding TMJ dysfunction, implants, and orthodontics.

A general list of his instructors includes:

Stephan Buchanan, Gordon Christianson, William Dickerson, William Farrar, Harold Gelb, Duane Grummons,  Phillip Jones, Errol Lader, Brendon Stack, Peter K. Thomas, Skip Truitt,  and John Witzig 

Publications and Patents

International Association of Dental Research presentation, 1974

Periodontal disease V group “Radioactive Iodination Technique Applied to the Study of Gingival Fluid,” #487

International Association of Dental Research presentation, 1974, 

“The Radioactive Labeling of Protein with Iodinated Amidination Reagent,” #131

Wood, Frederick T., Michael Wu, John C. Gerhart, 

“The Radioactive Labeling of Proteins with an Iodinated  Amidination Reagent,” 

Analytical Biochemistry, 69, 339-349, 1975. (over 1000 reprints requested internationally)

Patent:  Wood’s Reagent – sold to Polysciences Chemical Company, 1976.

Honors and Awards

Elected Tempe Union High School Board, first of six candidates, 1996

President Tempe Union High School Board, 1999

Tempe Golf Men’s Club Championship Flight runner-up, 1994

Chairman, Planning and Zoning Commission, City of Tempe, 1990 – 1991

Who’s Who in Arizona, 1989

Who’s Who in California, 1983

California Small Boat Sailing Champion (Snipe Class), 1981

California Small Boat Sailing Champion (Laser Class), 1978

International Association of Dental Research, Hatton Award, London, 1975

Who’s Who in Colleges and Universities, 1976

Member, Tau Kappa Omega Dental Scholastic Honorary

University of the Pacific Dental School Graduation Awards: 1976:  Oral Surgery Award, Orthodontics Award

American Dental Association Table Clinic Competition, 2nd Place, Houston, Texas, 1973

Recipient of Johnson and Johnson Research Grant, 1974 and 1975

Recipient of U.S. Public Health Grant, 1972 – 1973

4.0 Club, Arizona State University, 1972

Member, Beta Beta Beta Biological Sciences Honorary, Arizona State University

Sigma Delta Psi Athletic Honorary, Arizona State University, 1967

Arizona State University Individual Athletic Intramural Championship, 3rd Place, 1967

Arizona High School Tennis ranking, 5th in Arizona, 1965