Dr. Wendi Wardlaw began her dental career as the lowest ranking enlisted soldier, a private in the United States Army Dental Corps. While serving active duty for 10 years she attended college at night. From dental assistant to doctor from private to sergeant, Dr. Wendi credits her diverse background as steps for the foundation, passion, outreach, and dentistry of today.
Reaching higher, she received her doctorate from the prestigious, Howard University College of Dentistry. Motivated with an Inspired Purpose, she went on to complete a post-doctoral degree in Advanced Education in General and Cosmetic Dentistry with an emphasis on community health, outreach and access to care from Columbia University, Dental and Oral Surgery, NYC.
Dr. Wendi Wardlaw is the owner of the award-winning, Stoneybrook Dental in Winter Garden, Fl. She is the founder/president of Inspired Purpose, Inc a non-profit serving through education and dental missions both locally and abroad. She’s heard 6 days/week as DrWendiDDS, “A Healthy Mouth is a Healthy You®” educating on the largest access to the internal body and its systemic health connections. Dr. Wendi Wardlaw is a sought-after speaker and trainer as an Executive Director on the John Maxwell Team, motivating, coaching and growing teams.
Through Inspired Purpose, Dr. Wendi is a missionary serving in Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Albania, and Jamaica. Along with local outreach efforts, Dr. Wendi walks out her Inspired Purpose with love. She attributes God’s Grace to every step taken and those moving forward. Featured in several magazines as one of Orlando’s top dentist; Orlando Magazine 2013-2018, #1 Elite Doctor’s 2015-2018 and Woman of the Year 2016; Orlando Style Magazine. She has also been featured in “O” Orpah Magazine, Entrepreneur and Fortune Magazines, 2017 and 2018. Always striving for excellence, Dr. Wendi was awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from Howard University College of Dentistry, 2017. With God in front, she accepts her marching orders as 2ndCor9:8 and understands it is truly blessed to be a blessing. She believes Love is an action word and does it.