Thorpe Whitehead, DDS
Dr. Whitehead originally hails from Bedford County, Virginia. He attended the Virginia Military Institute and received his Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1988 and a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the United Sates Army. He earned his DDS from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1993. Following graduation, he reported to Fort Campbell, KY, and completed a one year advanced education in general dentistry. Dr. Whitehead served as a general dental officer in Stuttgart, Germany, and at Fort Sam Houston, TX. He completed his residency at the Tri-Service Orthodontic Program, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX. Dr. Whitehead has served as Chief of Orthodontics in the Kaiserslautern Military Community, Landstuhl, Germany, and Chief of Orthodontics at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY since graduation in 2001. After 21 years of active duty service, COL Whitehead is currently the Chief of Orthodontics at WOMACK Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC.
Dr. Whitehead is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists. He and his wife, Debbie, of 22 years, have two beautiful girls, Savannah and Emily.