Dr. John W. King has practiced in the Chesterfield community for over 25 years and received most of his education in Virginia. He first attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Gettysburg College. Later, he graduated from the Medical College of Virginia as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. After acquiring his certification as an orthodontist from the Medical College of Virginia, Dr. King continued on to earn his Board Certification in 1989.
Being an active member in the Brandermill Rotary Club, Dr. King stays involved with many community activities and supports numerous school functions and PTA organizations in the surrounding area (including Manchester, Clover Hill, Cosby, and Monacan High Schools, as well as Tomahawk Creek, Swift Creek, Bailey Bridge, and Manchester Middle Schools). Dr. King, having an extensive education, believes in continuing education as a lifelong endeavor. As an expert in the field of distraction osteogenesis, a bone growth technique, Dr. King has authored articles for national and international orthodontic journals and frequently lectures at professional meetings. Dr. King is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Richmond Dental Association, as well as, numerous local dental and orthodontic study clubs.
He, his wife, Donna and their daughter Lillie, live in the Woodlake community. Lillie attends St. Catherine’s School. Dr. King and family enjoy activities such as golf, skiing, boating, and watching Lillie’s skiing and ice skating competitions.