Dr. Monesmith was born and raised in New Haven, Indiana. He completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University. His Doctor of Dental Surgery degree was obtained from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1989. Dr. Monesmith then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. He then started practice in Jasper, Indiana in 1993. Drs. Monesmith and Wood formed their partnership in 2005. They opened a second office in Vincennes, Indiana in 2008.
Dr. Monesmith is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Association. Dr. Monesmith also enjoys mission trips to Haiti for the treatment of pathology, tumors and cleft lip and palate. Practice interests include: dental-alveolar surgery, dental implants, orthognathic surgery, pathology, and trauma. He is on staff at Memorial Hospital in Jasper and Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
Dr. Monesmith and his wife have four children and have resided in Jasper since 1993. He enjoys golf, tennis, fishing and participating in church related activities. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Wood grew up in Mitchell, Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from Franklin College and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, with high distinction, from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1996. He then completed a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center and Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Wood has lead numerous medical mission trips to Haiti where he focuses on the treatment of oral and maxillofacial pathology and tumors as well as cleft lip and palate surgery. His practice interests include the treatment of oral and maxillofacial pathology, implant surgery, orthognathic Jaw surgery, and trauma. He is on staff at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, Indiana and Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.
Dr. Wood and his wife, Shannon, have seven children. They have a heart for international adoption and have adopted children from Haiti, Guatemala, and Ethiopia. He enjoys flying airplanes and traveling.