Wayne County Hospital welcomes Dr. Ashton Wickwire, D.D.S., to the Prairie Trails Family Dental Clinic. She will join Dr. John Scieszinski and begin practice on July 16.
"Dr. Wickwire’s enthusiasm and interest in her work is admirable," commented Scieszinski. "We are fortunate to have this opportunity to expand the practice and know she will provide exceptional care for her patients.”
Dr. Wickwire, a 2013 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, was recognized for her high academic performance. She is licensed by the Iowa Dental Board. She was awarded her bachelor of arts degree from Luther College in Decorah, graduating Suma Cum Laude in 2009. She is a graduate of Lancaster High School in her home state of Wisconsin.
Wickwire has volunteered her time to numerous service groups including Give Kids A Smile, Iowa Mission of Mercy, Iowa City Free Dental Clinic, Adopt a Highway roadside cleanup, Big Brother, Big Sister Program and the Ronald McDonald House.
Her leadership positions have included the American Student Dental Association, Iowa chapter fundraising chair; American Association of Women Dentists, class representative; Delta Sigma Delta, philanthropy chair. She is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity.
Other activities have included intramural softball, volleyball and soccer at the University of Iowa, and collegiate track and field while at Luther College. She was a member of the Pediatric Dental Club and also found time for dental student research.
She and her husband, Kyle, are looking forward to settling in Corydon and are interested in becoming involved in the community.
The public is invited to an open house at the Prairie Trails Dental Clinic 4-6 p.m. July 17 to meet Dr. Wickwire and tour the newly remodeled clinic. Refreshments will be served.
Prairie Trails Dental Clinic is accepting new patients. Appointments may be made with Dr. Wickwire by calling the clinic at 800-580-2514 or 641-872-2514.