Dr. John Yurkovich
Hi, my name is Dr. John Yurkovich and thank you for visiting my page. Orthodontics is the greatest profession in the world and I am so blessed to be apart of this amazing community here in Alma. Braces changed my life forever as a teenager (make sure to ask about it - it's quite the story), and I’ve dedicated my life to becoming an Orthodontic Specialist ever since. I would be honored if you chose me to be your family’s Orthodontist. Schedule a free consult today, and I will promise to give you the best treatment I can deliver!
Dr. John Yurkovich D.D.S., M.S.
Dr. John was raised in the town of Trenton, Michigan by the two amazing parents of Laurie and John Sr. Growing up on his parents Used Car Lot, Dr. John Yurkovich developed an amazing set of communication skills. His patience for listening and “down-to-earth” approach let you know he truly cares about your needs.
Beginning high school, Dr. John developed a love of woodworking from his shop classes. By his sophomore year, he was winning State Championships for his cabinets. Not only are his hand skills impeccable, but his attention to detail and perfectionism are what make his results so exquisite.
After high school, Dr. John achieved his Bachelor of Science from Michigan State University and graduated with High Honors in the top 6% of the entire school. He then excelled at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where he attained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery followed by a two-year specialization to earn his Masters in Orthodontics. During his time in residency, he had a close mentorship with Dr. Keith Bever Sr., who trained him on the most important core values of great orthodontics. More than just straightening teeth, Dr. John strives for results that are functional, healthy, and beautiful.
Dr. John is happily married to his amazing wife Dr. Chelsey Yurkovich, who is an Emergency Medicine Pediatrician. She is an incredible woman who saves children’s lives both here in Michigan and in 3rd world countries like Haiti. Their marriage is like a Fairy-Tale; they are "high-school-sweethearts" who gave unconditional support for each other’s journeys throughout school, and they couldn’t be more proud of one another. Their love and commitment are proof "Happily Ever After" is not for just the movies. They are both thrilled to be moving to Alma and starting their life in such an amazing and friendly community!