Meet Dr. John Monticello


Dr-Monticello_resized.jpgJohn F. Monticello, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Monticello graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where he earned his undergraduate degree in pre-med Biology. He continued his studies and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School. He then accepted a commission as a Captain with the United States Air Force and served in South Korea and State-side bases. He transferred to the Michigan Air National Guard upon his acceptance into the orthodontic residency program at Detroit Mercy where he completed his research thesis and earned his Master’s Degree. In 2015, he completed his commitment and deployments with the U.S. Air Force and now focusses completely on his patient care and family life.

Dr. Monticello is a Diplomat with the American Board of Orthodontics and stays up-to-date on all the latest advancements in the field of orthodontics through ongoing continuing education classes. He has held leadership positions with all his professional associations. He has been the Editor and President of the Michigan Association of Orthodontists (MAO), President of the Council of Michigan Dental Specialists (CMDS), President of the West Michigan Dental Foundation (WMDF), Editor of the Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists (GLAO) and Editor of the Michigan Association of Orthodontists (MAO) Newsletters. He is currently the Associate Editor of the Journal of the World Federation of Orthodontists (JWFO), GLAO Delegate with the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Secretary/Treasurer of the GLAO and Board member of the MAO. He maintains active membership with his specialty associations, the West Michigan District Dental Society (WMDDS), the Michigan Dental Association (MDA), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS).

Dr. Monticello is married to his Air Force nurse sweetheart, the love of his life. They are very proud of their three wonderful children as they pursue their vocations and careers. He enjoys family activities, travelling, boating, volunteering in the community and is an accomplished home wine maker.