John Wheelock

John Wheelock

John Wheelock

Board of Directors, Virginia Dental Association Foundation

John Wheelock is a dental student at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is from Roanoke, VA and graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a bachelor's of science in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He will graduate dental school in 2020. Serving communities around Virginia as a MOM coordinator is something he holds very dear, as volunteering for the first time helped fuel his desire to attend dental school. John’s hobbies include playing bluegrass music at jams around Richmond and spending time with friends and family.

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When I was 6 months old I had polio. All the medicine messed my teeth up so badly that they decayed. I used to hide my mouth when I talked. I taught myself to not open my mouth too wide because of my bad teeth. I saw Donated Dental on Facebook and I called. I talked to a wonderful person there. She felt my pain. I'm a pretty woman until I open my mouth. She helped me get my mouth together. My doctor, Dr. Lopez, was wonderful and her assistant Joan was wonderful too. She was so gentle with m
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