Our Dentist

John T. Sledge, D.D.S. – Owner of Dentistry by Design Sister Bay

Dr. Sledge was born and raised in a small town North of New Orleans. In 2002, he received his Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from The University of Mississippi. Dr. Sledge received his Dental Degree from Louisiana State University in 2007. During his time at LSU he was the President of the Delta Sigma Fraternity and was an active member of the American Student Dental Association

In his 15 years of practice experience, Dr. Sledge has worked in both public and private practice. His biggest adventure was helping the T. O. Tribe in Southwestern Arizona. Most recently he worked for Oral Heath Partnership, helping underserved children in Green Bay. He is a member of the Wisconsin Dental Association and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Sledge and his wife Cora spend their time together enjoying outdoor activities of any kind. They also love exploring the regional food and culture of the Midwestern region, especially in and around Door County. They are fascinated with Supper Club culture, and sometimes travel long distances to experience unique ones. They have been coming up to Door County for years. They have been married for 5 years and are looking forward to raising a family in Sister Bay. Dr. Sledge enjoys cycling, hiking, boating, fishing, snowboarding, and cross country skiing. He is also a musician, playing guitar and drums. Dr. Sledge is extremely excited to try a couple of new winter sports in Door County; he can’t wait to try ice fishing and snowmobiling!

Fun Facts About Dr. Sledge:

What is your favorite food?
Mac and Cheese!!! 😊

What do you like to do with your spare time?
Cora and I are looking forward to working out, traveling, hiking, biking, and especially exploring Door County more! Wine, Cherries, and Cheese!!

What is your favorite TV show?
Stranger Things 

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go and why?
I would go back to Hawaii because it is so beautiful, and the people are so lovely because of the Aloha spirit. 

Or, of the places you’ve traveled what was your favorite and why?
My favorite place to travel used to be Colorado, because I love mountains of any kind, but truly my favorite place to travel has become Door County, and now we are so lucky to live here! 

If you could meet anyone from past or present who would it be and why?
Jimi Hendrix – I would love to talk music and guitar with him, if even only for an hour! He was a revolutionary artist.

What is it about dentistry that you love?
I love helping our patients, especially giving someone their smile back.  Helping people is enough, because that is the reason I got into this profession.  I LOVE it when patients are happy! It makes me happy!