Meet Dr. Wendell

Dr. Peter Wendell is a native of Western New York near the shores of Lake Erie. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Westminster College in Pennsylvania. He completed dental school at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry in 1981. His post-graduate residency in orthodontics was completed at the University of Connecticut.


Dr. Wendell is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. In addition to maintaining his private practice, Dr. Wendell serves as a part time Associate Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. He has been honored as the orthodontic faculty member of the year. In addition, he has been inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honorary Society.
He is a past president of the Tidewater Orthodontic Society. His professional memberships include: the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists, Virginia Association of Orthodontists, and the American, Virginia and Peninsula Dental Associations. He is also a Diplomate with the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics.


Dr. Wendell is active in the Williamsburg community as well. He serves on the Board of Directors of Towne Bank and Dreamcatchers Therapeutic Riding Center. He is also on the Dental Advisory Board of Olde Towne Medical Center.


Dr. Wendell established his practice in Williamsburg in 1984. He and his wife, Kim reside in Williamsburg and are the parents of five children. In passing, he and his children have received orthodontic treatment, providing him a rather “personal” understanding of patients and their families!