Elise Anyakwo, DDS, MS
Dr. Elise Anyakwo is a periodontist practicing in the North Fort Worth/Keller area. She is a native of the North Texas area and she decided to return home to serve people in the community.
She attended the University of Texas at Arlington where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. After her undergraduate studies, she obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During dental school, Dr. Anyakwo discovered her true passion and decided to undergo extensive training in the field of periodontology. She spent an additional 3 years beyond dental school to become certified in periodontics, implant dentistry and IV sedation at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. During her specialty training, she also earned a Master’s degree in clinical dentistry through her research on the distribution and prevalence of bony defects and soft tissue anatomy in the jaws.
Dr. Anyakwo is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. A Diplomate has gone through a rigorous examination process and exceeded mandatory educational minimum requirements in the specialty. She’s also a 2016 finalist for the Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Kramer Award for Excellence. This award recognizes individuals with personal motivation for excellence in character, leadership, community involvement and academic achievement.
She enjoys attending dental conferences to stay current on novel treatment approaches to provide her patients with the best care possible. Each patient presents with different needs and she tailors each treatment plan to meet those needs. She enjoys educating her patients in all aspects of dentistry and restoring their periodontal health.
Dr. Anyakwo’s professional affiliations includes the American Academy of Periodontology, Southwest Society of Periodontists, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and the Fort Worth District Dental Society.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband Nnamdi cycling, working out, traveling and going to church. She’s also involved with mentoring young teens who are interested in healthcare and annual mission trips to Central America.