Born and raised in Concord, North Carolina, Dr. John W. Turner graduated from Concord High School before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Turner spent four years in commercial real estate before deciding to pursue a career in dentistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude while receiving his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Boston University School of Dental Medicine.
Following dental school, he received his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science in Dentistry from the University of Kentucky. After graduating, he worked for several years at a large pediatric dental and orthodontic practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Turner has written research articles, been published in several dental journals, and presented at many national dental meetings, including the American Dental Association, the International Association of Dental Research, and the American Association of Orthodontics.
Dr. Turner maintains memberships in many professional organizations to keep up-to-date on the latest dental techniques and technology. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the North Carolina Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and the North Carolina Dental Association.
Dr. Turner married his best friend Kate in July 2006. Together, they love spending time with their families, especially their nieces and nephew, and their Shih Tzus Lilly and Hoops. Dr. Turner enjoys fishing, playing golf, and the outdoors. He also loves playing the guitar has recently taken up the banjo. He is a Tar Heel fan, but treats all ACC-fans with the same care and professionalism!