40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

KEVIN WENDELL

  • Wesport, Massachusetts
  • Jusseaume & Wendell

Age:

37

Name of Practice:

Jusseaume & Wendell

Specialty:

General dentistry

Education:

DDS, University of Tennessee College of Dentistry


Why He Was Nominated

Among other areas of dentistry, Dr. Wendell is motivated by the early research he conducted on the effects of smoking on the gums.

Favorite Aspect of Dentistry

“It varies every few months,” he says. He enjoys the technical challenge of periodontal treatment and gum disease, particularly crown-lengthening surgeries.

Philosophy

He sticks to providing optimal dentistry for his patients. When managing
his office, his core aim is to avoid getting too involved in minutiae. “I think it’s best to allow my dental team to manage the front office,” he says. “I manage the dentistry, the vision and the direction in which the practice is heading.”

Tools He Can't Live Without

His SurgiTel and Isolite, because both illuminate the field in which he’s working.