E. LaRee Johnson
E. LaRee Johnson
E. LaRee Johnson, DDS, MS
Board Certified in 2001
Dr. E. LaRee Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry in 1996. She completed a 3-year pediatric dentistry residency and received a Master of Science degree at the University of North Carolina in 1999. Dr. Johnson has completed the Kellogg Leadership Institute Cohort V and serves as adjunct faculty at the University of North Carolina. After her board certification in 2001, Dr. Johnson mentored many colleagues to pursue board certification, helped review cases and prepare for site visits until 2006 when she became an Examination Committee member for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry serving on the Oral Clinical Examination Subcommittee. Working on both parts A and B of the exam and serving as the Part B leader, OCE liaison, and ultimately ABPD director, she has contributed to the construction of the exam for several years as well as serving as an examiner. She took has only taken two years away from official ABPD work to teach an OCE prep course.
Dr. Johnson has been in full-time private practice for over 20 years. She is the founder of Carolina Pediatric Dentistry, a multi-doctor, two-location practice in Raleigh, North Carolina and speaks nationally and internationally. Professionally, Dr. Johnson foremost enjoys clinical pediatric dentistry. Her effective practice management skills are simply a byproduct of ensuring a patient-centered practice model.
Being a wife and mother of two teenagers brings Dr. Johnson her greatest joy. Her family’s hobbies include anything outside, travel, CrossFit and endurance sports. Dr. Johnson and her husband have completed multiple Ironman triathlons, the Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run, and together have the goal to complete a marathon in each of the 50 states before age 50 (including qualifying for the Boston Marathon).