John M. Lewis, D.D.S
Family & Cosmetic Dentist in Wichita, KSWichita Dental Group, P.A.
About Dr. Lewis
Upon completing his professional training at the prestigious Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Dr. John Lewis returned to his hometown of Wichita to join the practice of friend and mentor Dr. Tonk Mills.
Dr. Lewis lives in Andover with his wife Wanda. They have three grown children and an active German Shephard dog. Dr. Lewis enjoys traveling, Southwest and Western landscape art, tent camping, and reading books on the topics of history, biography, and theology.
Following the team approach of the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lewis practices the two philosophy's of Comprehensive Care (evaluating the healthy function of the entire oral system) and Integrated Care (serving as managing doctor in bringing together dental specialists as needed for the optimized overall treatment of his patients). Passionate about his professional craft as the uniting of both advanced dental science and beautiful creative art, Dr. Lewis offers restorative, cosmetic, and general dental care for the entire family. He also offers children's dentistry, where he uses his gentle, patient, and compassionate nature to help children and parents feel at ease during procedures.
Education and Training
Dr. Lewis graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago in 1987. He previously earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Earlham College (Richmond, IN).
Believing that "no professional person has the right to be other than a continuous student", he travels the nation to attend courses taught by leading clinicians so that he might incorporate advanced knowledge and techniques into the care of his patients.
As a member of national dental study clubs, Dr. Lewis enjoys sharing his knowledge with dental students, dental practice teammates, and his professional colleagues in Wichita. He believes that enhancing the quality of dental care in Wichita raises the total quality of life in Kansas.
Dr. Lewis is committed to bettering his community by donating time to:
- Boy Scouts of America
- Kansas Mission of Mercy (Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation)
- Good Samaritan Clinic of World Impact Ministries
- Friends University, Board of Trustees, Chair (2013-2019)
Awards and Honors
The Wichita Business Journal has recognized the Wichita Dental Group, PA as the honoree for "Best Places to Work in Wichita" (2007), and Inter-Faith Ministries selected Dr. Lewis as a recipient of "Leadership Through Faith" Humanitarian Award (2015).
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry has invited Dr. Lewis to be a guest lecturer on the topics of patient care, team building, and practice leadership. Dr. Lewis has been an adjunct instructor and lecturer in the post-graduate dental residency program of Wichita State University. He also actively mentors and shares his dental expertise in the Health Science Program of Friends University as their students rotate through clinical internships.