Why Doctor Pickett Chose Dentistry & His Educational Background
To provide great service for our patients, Dr. Tyson Pickett earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Before attending dental school, he studied at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, majoring in chemistry and minoring in Spanish (which he speaks fluently).
“Dentistry has allowed me to help others improve their oral health as well as their smile. I love being able to continually meet new people and learn new things in this ever-evolving practice. Let me help you meet your oral health goals comfortably using the latest in dental knowledge and technology.”
When he’s away from the office, Dr. Pickett volunteers his time to his community and church. He also loves spending time with his wife, working on cars, hunting, fishing, camping, and skiing.
Dr. Pickett is currently accepting new patients and networks with Delta Dental, MetLife, and Aetna.
Why Does Dr. Pickett Love Being Your Dentist?
Dr. Pickett loves the challenge of dentistry. He's always looking to provide the most optimal care through:
Improvements in the Field of Dentistry
These aspects of dentistry are constantly reshaping the way dentists help us care for our teeth, our mouths, and even our bodies as a whole. As for Dr. Pickett, his goal is to bring patients the best products and services so that they feel comfortable and happy with their results.
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Dental Deep Cleaning
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This is for those who love the hilarious TV show, The Office that aired from 2005 to 2013 here in the United States. In the episode, "The Coup", we can recall that Dwight tells Michael, his boss at the paper company "Dunder Mifflin", that he's going to the dentist one morning.
However, rather than [...]