Meet Dr. Denton H. Wells, O.D.

Denton Wells, O.D.
Dr. Wells was born in Long Beach California and lived there for twenty years. Graduating from Long Beach Polytechnic High School and the University of California at Long Beach with a BA in Biology. He attended Palomar Junior College and received an AA in Science. His graduate work was at the Southern California College of Optometry, receiving the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Optometry in 1970 and the Doctor of Optometry (OD) Cum Laude in 1972.

Dr. Wells joined the office of one of his professor's in Westchester, California and worked part time in Long Beach for six months before joining Dr. James E. Johnson at the Vision Center, which was then located on Union Street in Victorville. Dr. Newton joined the practice in 1976. Dr. Johnson retired in 1986 (private practice 1969-1986). Dr. Sadorf joined the practice in 1988. The new office on Amargosa was finished in 1988.

Dr. Wells has been married to his wife, Donna, for more than 40 years and they have two sons, Robert and Kevin. Donna is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Notary Public with an office near the court house in Victorville. She is active in the Victorville ROTARY Club and is a volunteer on a Victor Valley College board. Their outside activities include camping, snow skiing, biking, hiking, amateur (HAM) radio and playing with their German Shepard and Boston terrier.

Dr. Wells is past president of the Mojave Desert Optometric Society and of the Victorville Lions Club. He has been a director of the Victorville Chamber of Commerce.

He is an assistant radio officer for the Town of Apple Valley Emergency Communication Service (ECS) and is on the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Victor Valley Search and Rescue team. He also serves as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff with San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department and is assigned to the Victor Valley station.

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