Riley J Hicks General Dentistry

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General Dentistry Idaho Falls, ID

About Dr. Riley J Hicks

Dr. Riley J Hicks is a doctor primarily located in Idaho Falls, ID. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include General Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery.


Hicks Riley Office 3905 Washington Pkwy Idaho Falls, ID 83404


Dr. Riley J Hicks has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
An oral & maxillofacial surgeon is a physician who surgically corrects conditions of the mouth and surrounding facial structures including the head, neck and jaws. These doctors usually start out as dentists before undertaking extensive surgical and medical training.
General Dentistry
Oral Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Riley J Hicks has the following 6 expertise

  • Impacted Wisdom Teeth
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tooth/Bone Loss
  • Jaw Defects
  • Dental Implants
  • TMJ Disorders


28 Years Experience

University Of Iowa Roy J And Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1993

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More about Dr. Riley J Hicks

Meet Dr. Hicks Dr. Hicks received his Doctorate of Dentistry from the University of Iowa,  College of Dentistry.  He served a one year fellowship in Oral& Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.  He returned to the University of Iowa to complete his four year hospital based residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.  Dr. Hicks is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Hicks maintains many professional memberships including Fellowship in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Idaho Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Team for Implantology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Idaho State Dental Association, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon the National Honorary Dental Society. He and his family enjoy all the outdoor benefits Idaho has to offer including skiing, hiking, camping, and exploring the state on motorcycles. Introducing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a specialty of Dentistry which bridges both Dentistry and Medicine.  Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons complete 4-6 years of hospital based training beyond the four years of general dental training.  They receive in depth training in treating diseases of the oral and maxillofacial region.  In addition to the surgical training in the specialty they also receive education and training in Medicine including Internal Medicine, Anesthesia, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Critical Care/Intensive Care Unit. The specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is at the forefront of emerging technology and science.  New advancements in the areas of Dental Implantology, Bone Regeneration, and Anesthesia allow the contemporary surgeon to reconstruct the compromised jaw so that a once “oral cripple” can enjoy the benefits of stable prosthetic teeth that look and function like natural teeth. Team Relationship with your Dentist or Physician: Dr. Hicks as a specialist works hand in hand with your referring Doctor. Communication between your referring Doctor and Dr. Hicks and his staff is essential for success and smooth progress in meeting your needs and expectations. If you are given prescription notes, letter, or x-rays, always bring these with you to your consultation appointments. Dr. Hicks will send letters back to your Dentist or Physician describing any therapy that you were provided. The Importance of Consultation and Examination Prior to Surgical Therapy In order to provide you with the highest quality of care, Dr. Hicks will meet with you for an initial consultation to explain your surgical procedure in detail. Understanding treatment options helps most patients feel more relaxed. Dr. Hicks brings many years of clinical and surgical experience to his practice and patients can feel confident in his ability to perform the most delicate surgical procedures. Anesthesia Services Dr. Hicks received extensive anesthesia training, which enables him to offer his patients a full scope of anesthesia services including: local anesthesia, intravenous sedation and general anesthesia. We want you to understand and feel confident with the anesthetic technique that yo will choose for your surgery. Your comfort is a top priority in our practice, we want you to have a relaxed and positive experience. Patient Safety Sterilization is always a high priority in our office, we adhere to the recommended standards of infection control. Each one of our instruments and hand pieces undergo thorough sterilization, as well as a heat and pressure process called "autoclaving". For quality assurance purposes, our autoclave device is frequently monitored to verify proper sterilization. Fees and payment Our office staff will be happy to answer any question you may have about fees or insurance. A complete estimate of surgical fees and possible insurance benefits will be provided to you at your initial appointment. Fees for consultations, exams and x-ra

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