Meet Dr. Katie Hicks
Dr. Katie V. Hicks is a proud native Tucsonan! After graduating from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology in 2003, she moved to Omaha, NE to attend Creighton University School of Dentistry. Upon graduation from Creighton in 2007, Dr. Hicks was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national dental honor society, as well as Alpha Sigma Nu, a national Jesuit honor society. She also became a certified Invisalign provider in the fall of 2007, and has enjoyed treating many patients with this clear alternative to traditional braces. Dr. Hicks was in private practice in Omaha, NE until returning to Tucson in 2013 and acquiring the practice of Karl Zimmerman. She enjoys providing comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages, with an emphasis on cosmetic as well as pediatric dentistry. Her patients enjoy her compassionate chair side manner, upbeat personality and dedication to excellence. Dr. Hicks and her husband, Darren, were married in 2008 here in Tucson and have two boys. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, getting outdoors, and cheering on The Arizona Wildcats!
Angelica is our dental hygienist. She is a tride and true Tucson native! In her spare time, you can find Angelica with her son and baby girl. She loves to spend winter weekends at Mount Lemmon playing in the snow with her family, and enjoys providing shiny, clean teeth here at the office as well as cheering on the Wildcats with us!
Tammie has been working in our office as a dental assistant for 30 years, through 3 changes in ownership! She wasn’t born in Tucson, but has lived here over 31 years and considers herself a native. In her free time she enjoys watching sporting events and spending time with her grandchildren.
Kacie is our multitalented front desk guru. She moved here from Knoxville, TN with her husband who serves in the Air Force. Kacie enjoys exploring the desert scenery and playing with her puppy Barrett.
Brooklyn is our office intern, and is a huge help in both the front and back office. She is currently a student at the U of A, and intends on becoming a dentist!
Cher is our office “guardian angel.” With many years of experience in the dental field as a hygienist, assistant, and front desk team member, we know to come to her if we need advice or have questions about this crazy love of dentistry each of us share.