Dr. Amy James has resided in South Jersey for almost 30 years. She graduated cum laude from Dickinson College, and received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania and her Orthodontic Certificate of Specialty and Master of Science in Oral Biology from Temple University.
After a one-year hospital-based general practice residency in San Francisco, a two-year commitment as a general dentist and a two-year orthodontic residency, Dr. James opened her practice in both Haddonfield and the Long Beach Island area in New Jersey. She now brings the same expertise to Center City, Philadelphia.
Dr. James is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. She is a faculty member at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry in the Graduate Department of Orthodontics. Dr. James is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Southern Dental Society of New Jersey, Cooper Hospital Regional Craniofacial and Cleft Palate Team and the Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research. She is also one of several international instructors for the Tweed Foundation.
Dr. James is an active member of Rotary International and travels with Rotaplast to third-world countries working with a team of specialists to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries and reconstructions. She has traveled to China as an Orthodontic delegate with People to People and has lectured to the General Dental residents at UMDNJ.
Dr. James lives in Haddonfield but in the summer can often be found on Long Beach Island. She has two sons, Coleman and Finn, and a dog named Kave'. She enjoys the beach, surfing, traveling, biking, gardening, cooking and martial arts.