Born and raised in Dothan, Alabama, Dr. Leah Gagnon graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology. Dr. Gagnon then went on to the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree in 2005. In 2006 she moved to the Emerald Coast where she worked in a private practice in the area for one year while preparing to open her own practice. Dr. Gagnon (formerly Dr. Thompson) married her husband Phil in October of 2009.
Dr. Gagnon is a member of numerous dental and community groups such as the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Okaloosa Walton Dental Society, and the Niceville-Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Gagnon volunteers extensively in community dental programs such as the Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Give Kids a Smile and the Waterfront Rescue Mission. She enjoys boating, scuba diving, and traveling with her family and friends.