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About Hicks Dental

Here at Hicks Dental, we prioritize you, your oral health, and overall well-being. Our general dentists and staff strive to create positive dental experiences no matter what procedure you need to be done. We are committed to providing state-of-the-art technology, affordable financing, and superior dental care services.

Located in Palatka, FL, we serve patients throughout communities like Putnam, St. Johns, and Flagler counties. Let our team help you and your family achieve optimal oral health in our office today!

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Our Doctors

Dr. Charles Hicks in Palatka, FL | Hicks Dental

Dr. Charles Hicks

Dr. Charles Hicks is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He has taken extensive continuing education courses in endodontic (root canal) therapy and a rigorous 10-day period at the Medical College of Georgia in implant dentistry. The goal of continuing education is to provide patients with the most advanced dentistry available to date. Dr. Hicks provides gentle, compassionate dental services to patients throughout Palatka. His priority is his patient’s care.

Dr. Charles Hicks

Dr. Charles Hicks is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. He has taken extensive continuing education courses in endodontic (root canal) therapy and a rigorous 10-day period at the Medical College of Georgia in implant dentistry. The goal of continuing education is to provide patients with the most advanced dentistry available to date. Dr. Hicks provides gentle, compassionate dental services to patients throughout Palatka. His priority is his patient’s care.
Dr. Shannon Hicks in Palatka, FL | Hicks Dental

Dr. Shannon Hicks

Dr. Shannon Hicks is also a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. In 1994, she and Dr. Charles Hicks opened Hicks Dental and have been providing exceptional dental care ever since. For over 25 years, she has focused on preventative patient care. She prides herself on creating comprehensive treatment plans to achieve optimal oral health in her patients. Dr. Shannon Hicks serves patients of all ages and looks forward to taking care of your teeth!

Dr. Shannon Hicks

Dr. Shannon Hicks is also a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry. In 1994, she and Dr. Charles Hicks opened Hicks Dental and have been providing exceptional dental care ever since. For over 25 years, she has focused on preventative patient care. She prides herself on creating comprehensive treatment plans to achieve optimal oral health in her patients. Dr. Shannon Hicks serves patients of all ages and looks forward to taking care of your teeth!
Dr. John Draper in Palatka, FL | Hicks Dental

Dr. John Draper

Dr. John Brandon Draper was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. His father was a dentist in the Arlington area of Jacksonville for over 30 years. Growing up around a dental office significantly influenced the career path Dr. Draper ultimately chose to follow. After graduating from Duncan U. Fletcher High School, Dr. Draper studied biological science at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

After graduating from FSU, Dr. Draper spent a couple of years pursuing a degree in molecular biology. Still, he ultimately learned that sitting in a lab all day was not for him and decided to apply to dental school. He was accepted to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LECOM) School of Dental

Dr. John Draper

Dr. John Brandon Draper was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. His father was a dentist in the Arlington area of Jacksonville for over 30 years. Growing up around a dental office significantly influenced the career path Dr. Draper ultimately chose to follow. After graduating from Duncan U. Fletcher High School, Dr. Draper studied biological science at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

After graduating from FSU, Dr. Draper spent a couple of years pursuing a degree in molecular biology. Still, he ultimately learned that sitting in a lab all day was not for him and decided to apply to dental school. He was accepted to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (LECOM) School of Dental Medicine as a part of the class of 2019. Since graduating from dental school, Dr. Draper has been practicing and learning as much about dentistry and striving to incorporate the latest techniques and technologies into his practice.

Dr. Draper enjoys spending his time with his wife and kids, disc golf, and barbecuing in his free time. He is very excited to join the team at Hicks Dental and serve the people of Palatka.

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Our Team

Hicks Dental has a caring staff ready to be by your side throughout your dental experience. We have three hygienists, three dental assistants, and two treatment plan coordinators on staff. Most of our staff has been with our practice for over 15 years. Our team is eager to learn about the latest technology, apply new and approved techniques, and provide our patients with the best quality dentistry.

Hicks Dental
800 Zeagler Dr. #330
Palatka, FL, 32177

Business Hours:
Monday: 7 AM- 4 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM- 4 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM- 3 PM
Thursday: 7 AM- 1 PM
Friday: 8 AM- 12 PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Phone: 386-325-6000
Fax: 386-325-9306
Email: hicksdentalpalatka@gmail.com