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Meet Dr. Thomas Center

  • Thomas W. Center, D.M.D.
  • Rick D. Nichols, D.D.S.
  • David K. Gray, D.D.S.
  • Corey C. Nichols, D.D.S.
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Thomas W. Center, DMD

As a caretaker and healer, teaching and helping people is Dr. Center's gift, and dentistry is the perfect way for him to make people’s lives healthier and happier. Seeing the change in his patients’ smiles and realizing that their treatment was much more comfortable than they expected brings Dr. Center the most gratification. Getting to know his patients and their families is another beautiful aspect of his work at the Smile Center.

Education and Experience

Dr. Center is a graduate of the Northeastern State University,Oklahoma where he attended on a baseball scholarship and earned a Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. He also attends several seminars and classes each year in order to stay current with the newest techniques and practices in dentistry. He was the president of the student body at his dental school and has lectured all around the nation, giving seminars on the topic of practice management in dentistry.

Outside the Office

Dr. Center is a native of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, but has lived in the Springdale/Tontitown area for 39 years. He is married to Linda and together they have six children and six grandchildren. He enjoys playing and following sports (especially the Razorbacks), golf, coaching and watching baseball, raising thoroughbred racehorses, traveling to warm places, and working on his farm. He has coached the Springdale youth baseball leagues for most of the past 35 years.

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