Dr. Ocheltree was born in Tacoma, WA and raised in Bloomington, IL. He has always been familiar with the medical and dental community as his father is a retired otolaryngologist who practiced many years in Bloomington. He attended Augustana College for his undergraduate education and continued on to dental school at Southern Illinois University where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1999. He joined the Navy during his Junior year of dental school and spent three years as a Dental Officer.
He fell in love with Oral Surgery during his advanced education in General Dentistry and went on to complete his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Christiana Care Hospital in Wilmington, DE in 2006.
Wanting to move back to his home town, Dr. Ocheltree, returned and joined the practice along side Dr. Doran, Dr. Capodice and Dr. Efaw in July 2006.
Whether your case is simple or complex, Dr. Ocheltree’s straightforward manner will make sure you feel confident about your surgical options.
When Dr. Ocheltree isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He loves to travel and will often pilot his own plane to vacation destinations or continuing education seminars. You might even catch him out on the golf course.
Serving Central Illinois