Dr. Leighton Kennedy

Dr. Kennedy

Dr. Leighton Kennedy

Dr. Kennedy was born in Santa Monica, CA & moved to Greensboro, NC with her family in 1991. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Salem College & her dental degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where she was a Hinman Scholar & graduated with honors as her class valedictorian. She has completed continuing education courses in Invisalign®, endodontics, dental implants & laser dentistry. She & her husband, Nathan, have adopted two rescue cats & when not in the office, Dr. Kennedy trains for & runs half-marathons and enjoys traveling, reading good books & home improvement projects.

Dr. Kennedy is a member of the North Carolina Dental Society, the Charlotte Dental Society, the American Dental Association & the Charlotte Implant Study Club. She has volunteered with North Carolina Mission of Mercy, Remote Area Medical & Smile KY to provide free access to dental care for children & adults in need. In addition to her passion for dentistry, Dr. Kennedy also loves being the mom of her wonderful son Douglas.