Our Doctors

Dr. Edward Wenda

Dr. Wenda was born and raised in Raleigh, NC.  He attended UNC Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies, graduating in 1996.  He then studied dentistry at UNC School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill, earning his DDS degree in 2000.

            Following dental school, Dr. Wenda came to work with Dr. Vruwink from 2001 to 2004 before returning to open his own practice in Raleigh. Dr. Wenda sold his dental practice in Raleigh after 10 years and opened a craft brewery in Raleigh.  With the birth of twins, Dr. Wenda decided to leave the craft beer business and return to dentistry, for which he has a renewed passion.

            Dr. Wenda practiced and lived in Atlanta for 2 years before returning to Asheboro to partner with Dr. Vruwink.

            Dr. Wenda prides himself in taking the best possible care of his patients.  He enjoys learning about new techniques and technologies in dentistry.  He is a member of the ADA, North Carolina Dental Society and Randolph County Dental Society.

            Dr. Wenda and his wife, Susan, have 4 children: Hannah 21, Tyler 6, and twins Harper and Jeffrey 3.  In his spare time, Dr. Wenda enjoys spending time with his family, boating, and playing and watching sports.

Dr. Henry Vruwink

Dr.Henry L. Vruwink was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma but has lived in Asheboro, North Carolina since 1974. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of the South (Sewanee) with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Tennessee Dental School, after which he enrolled in the United States Navy for a two year completion of Advance training in restorative dentistry, periodontics, endodontics and oral Surgery. He also received many hours at the Dawson Educational Center in Tampa FL, and four weeks of training at the Normandie study group for the diagnosis and treatment for TMJ and oral pain management. He also spent weeks at the renowned L.D. Pankey Institute in Miami FL. He has also earned an advanced certificate for use of the Waterlase MD laser system.

 

Dr. Vruwink is a lifetime member of the the American Dental Associate and the North Carolina Dental Association; he is also member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is passionate about assisting patients who suffer from snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.

 

Dr. Vruwink is married and has four daughters and three grandsons, he enjoys reading, swimming, going to the beach and the mountains and traveling most anywhere with his family.

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