Meet Dr. Jerry Wesley
Dr. Gerald W. Wesley is a native of southeast Michigan. He grew up in the town of Marine City where he enjoyed the outdoors as well as athletics that included football, basketball and track. Dr. Wesley graduated from Western Michigan University with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences in 2009. He then attended the University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Dentistry where he graduated with honors in 2014, earning his D.D.S. His education continued at Detroit Mercy until he completed his Orthodontic specialty program and earned an M.S. in Orthodontics in 2016. During his time in Detroit Mercy’s Orthodontic program, he completed his thesis that dealt with TMJ, condylar morphology, and cone beam computed tomography. This experience greatly broadened his knowledge of the gnathologic system. Dr. Wesley is a committed lifelong student! He has logged over 70 hours of continuing education credits in this past year alone. His orthodontic interest are focused on advancing technologies and any topic that involves treating the person as a whole (beyond the smile!). This includes airway-friendly treatment, temporomandibular joint management, and soft tissue management. Dr. Wesley is a member of:
• American Association of Orthodontists
• Michigan Association of Orthodontists
• Great Lakes Association of Orthodontist
• American Dental Association
• Michigan Dental Association
• Macomb County Dental Association.
Outside of the office, Dr. Wesley keeps busy with several other interests which include road cycling, snowboarding, hiking, camping, and attending music concerts of all sorts. Perhaps his greatest passion beyond his family, friends, and career is traveling. Over the years he has spent months at a time in between his studies backpacking around Europe, Iceland, Thailand, and our beautiful U.S.A. Dr. Wesley is always looking for a new adventure. When you come in to meet him be sure to share your thoughts, talents, and interest.