Dr. John is a Wilmington native who graduated from Salesianum School, the University of Delaware, and Temple University, School of Dentistry. He is a past president of the State Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry, and a past Board member of the State Dental Society. He enjoys many outdoor activities including skiing, biking, and golf.
Providing high-quality dentistry for 20 years, Dr. Vattilana believes all patients should be treated with a compassionate and personal touch. Dr. Vattilana is a native of the Wilmington area and graduated from Tower Hill School. He completed his undergraduate studies at Franklin & Marshall College and received his dental degree from the prestigious University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in 1997. Upon graduation, he completed a 1-year general practice residency at Christiana Care. He joined Wilmington Dental Associates in 1998 where he has provided comprehensive family dentistry to the greater Wilmington community.
Dr. Vattilana is an active member of numerous dental groups including the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The International College of Dentists, and The Delaware State Dental Society. A respected leader amongst his colleagues, he has served on numerous committees and councils, including holding the prestigious position of President of the Delaware State Dental Society in 2012.
Dr. Vattilana has a passion for volunteerism and giving back to the community. He has traveled internationally on dental missions to Vietnam and Jamaica. Locally, he has volunteered at numerous clinics including the Pierre Toussaint Dental Clinic in Wilmington to provide care to the underprivileged. He annually visits elementary schools throughout the state to screen students for dental needs & to provide dental education.
During his spare time, Dr. Vattilana enjoys watching his children play sports, playing golf, traveling, and spending time at the Delaware beaches with his family. He lives in Wilmington with his wife and 2 children.
Dr. Michael Lenz earned his B.S. degree in Psychology upon graduating from Widener University. He then earned his doctorate degree in dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh. After dental school, he completed his residency program at the local Christiana Care Wilmington Hospital.
Dr. Lenz joined Wilmington Dental Associates in 2008 and has been practicing all levels of general dentistry since becoming a partner in the practice. He believes that all patients should feel a sense of comfort and trust in any medical care setting and that every patient should be treated like the only patient in the practice. Dr. Lenz is always striving to be YOUR Dentist in Wilmington.
Dr. Lenz met his wife, Jennifer, who is also a dentist, while attending the University of Pittsburgh. They have two children and look forward to continuing to provide their dental knowledge and skills throughout the community.
Dr. Lenz is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of General Dentistry, and the Delaware State Dental Society. He is also certified in administering Botox under the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics.