Dr. Wilbur Manchette graduated from St. Louis University School of Dentistry in 1950. After completing school he served two years in the Korean War. He spent 18 months in Korea serving over the Prisoner of War Camp for the first six months and then practiced dentistry for his remaining time. After the war he returned home to Evansville, Indiana.
In 1952 Dr. Manchette started his dental practice in the Hulman building in downtown Evansville. He practiced dentistry in that location until a move to the Old National Bank building in 1968. In 1988 Dr. Manchette moved the practice once more to the Doctors Plaza building. In 1989, Dr. Richard Moll joined the practice and worked together with Dr. Manchette to serve the patients they consider family.
After 65 years of service to his family of patients, Dr. Manchette continues to work with Dr. Richard Moll, Dr. Adam Frounfelter and Dr. Allie Frounfelter at what is now referred to as All in the Family Dental.
Over his dental career, Dr. Manchette dedicated his time to numerous dental societies. He served as President of First District Dental Society, State President of the Academy of General Dentistry and Editor for the State Dental Journal for about 5 years. He also served as Delegate to IDA (Indiana Dental Association), First District Dental Trustee and a member of the Evansville Dental Society. He is currently a member of the ADA, IDA and FDDS.
Dr. Manchette is also actively involved in his church. He has taught Sunday school over the past 50 years at Calvary Temple and Eagles View Church. He currently belongs to Eagles View Church. You will find him and his wife of 69 years, Helen, there every Sunday. In his free time, Dr. Manchette enjoys hunting and fishing and spending time with his family.