Meet The Doctor

Terry A. Hickey, DDS

Dr. Hickey, a general dentist skilled in the latest dental treatments and techniques, has been providing quality dental care to the Tacoma community for over 25 years. In 1982, Dr. Hickey graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry.  Dr. Hickey enjoys attending the Pacific Northwest Dental conference in Seattle and the Oregon Dental Conference in Portland on an annual basis.  He also attends other select seminars and courses, staying up-to-date with current technology and the state of dentistry today.  Dr. Hickey maintains memberships in the American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and the Pierce County Dental Society. With an awareness of the fear and anxiety often associated with dentistry, Dr. Hickey takes a gentle, patient approach for more comfortable dental treatment.

Dr. Hickey’s dental practice is unique with its music theme and rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia. The relaxed atmosphere puts patients at ease, and Dr. Hickey and his staff have fun with the music theme. Dr. Hickey is a bass player for Vital Signs, Strypes, and Eddie Gillan’s Red Roosters and enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for music at his dental practice. As a dentist, Dr. Hickey focuses on providing individualized dental care as painlessly and efficiently as possible.

Dr. Hickey is a native of the Tacoma area and is proud to serve the community he calls home. He is married and has two sons. In his spare time, Dr. Hickey likes boating, fishing, an occasional round of golf, and working in the garden.