The Smile Center opened its doors in 1974 as a solid, dependable practice that remains affordable, comfortable, and convenient, offering leading edge treatment for patients of all ages.Our doctors are dedicated to providing the most up-to-date techniques and practices in the industry today, and do so with a gentle touch that gives you the confidence you deserve.
We offer all general dental services, oral surgery, endodontic treatment (root canal), as well as cosmetic options likeInvisalignandInvisalign Teen. Our Springdale, AR (Arkansas) office also serves the Fayetteville and Rogers communities, where each patient is our number one priority.
The mission of the Smile Center is to provide optimum oral health to the community. We strive to offer you the best service in an atmosphere of comfort and ease, which has made us the number one dental clinic in the area throughout the years.
Ever since we opened our doors over 40 years ago, weve been considered one of the top dental clinics serving children, teens, and adults in the Springdale, Fayetteville, and Rogers areas.Weve been around so long not only because we strive to stay up to date on the newest technologies and most advanced procedures, but also because of the personal caring relationships we have developed with our patients. Everyone we see is a person, not a patient, and that is the reason we are still seeing patients we have had from day one!
Because the Smile Centers team of doctors and hygienists has been together for many years with almost no turnover, we have built a very large and reputable office providing consistent care. The large following we have confirms that we are taking very good care of our patients.
Knowing that dental work isnt anyones favorite pastime, we strive to make your time at the Smile Center as pleasant and easy as possible. We want our patients to feel at home and our office was designed with that in mind.
Additionally, because our doctors are very approachable, kind, and caring, all of our patients enjoy a friendly atmosphere where they are treated like individuals. Our doctors are very involved with the community outside of the office chances are that most of our patients are familiar with them from their support of the local schools as well as the youth sports teams in our area.
The Smile Center is dedicated to providing everyone in the community with the best possible care in order to create the beautiful smiles that each and every patient deserves. We keep our prices affordable and our hours convenient.
To Dr. Corey Nichols, dentistry is an art that positively impacts the way a person looks and feels about themselves. He finds great satisfaction in seeing a patient proudly showing off their smile. Dr. Nichols is excited to be a part of the Smile Center team, joining in the long tradition of excellence in dentistry in the Springdale community.
Dr. Nichols attended the University of Arkansas for his undergraduate education, followed by dental school at the University of Nebraska where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Here he was awarded the Quintessence Publishing Award for Restorative Dentistry. He has a passion for learning dentistrys newest technology and most effective treatments. Also, as a member of the American Dental Association, Dr.Nichols is able to collaborate with his peers on a multi-disciplinary level.
A native of Springdale, Dr. Nichols feels very blessed to serve the community where he grew up. He is married to his wonderful wife, Chelsey, a photographer, and they have two dogs, Mocha and Sage. When hes not in the office, Dr. Nichols can be found with family, fly-fishing or on the golf course. He has always been an avid golfer, and after living in Nebraska for four years, he has taken up hunting as well. Dr. Nichols faith in Jesus Christ has led him to live a life where he can hear the words, Well done my good and faithful servant.
To Dr. Hankins, being a dentist is one of the greatest jobs in the world, and he feels the most fulfilled when he walks out of the office each day knowing he has given his patients the best possible treatment.
With the belief that dentistry combines the structural component of engineering and the aesthetic component of art, Dr. Hankins strives to align both in order to provide work that is foundationally strong and cosmetically beautiful!
Dr. Hankins graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Biologyand received his doctoral degree in dental surgery from the University of Tennessee. In 2013, Dr. Hankins began practicing in Jonesboro and Marion, Arkansas, and then spent the following two years practicing in Dallas/Fort Worth. Here he received mentorship training in Advanced Surgery and Pediatrics. He moved to Springdale in 2016, after completion of his wifes residency program with Childrens Hospital in Dallas, and began working at the Smile Center. Dr. Hankins says one of his favorite things about working at the Smile Center is hearing all the unique life stories from his patients.
A believer in continuing education he has completed over 200 hours of hands-on training in Advanced Endodontics, Implant Dentistry, Orthodontics (Invisalign), Smile Design, and Sedation Dentistry. He is one of the few general dentists in NW Arkansas to have received licensure to administer moderate sedation, a designation only offered through certification with the Arkansas board of dentistry. He is a member of American Dental Association and the Arkansas State Dental Association.
When he isnt working, youll find Dr. Hankins at the gym or with his family. Dr. Hankins believes that exercise is critical to not only his own wellbeing, but also to helping him give his patients a higher level of service.
Dr. Hankins is also involved with the University of Arkansas organization Men Sharpening Men, through which he provides Biblical mentorship to college students. He and his family are members of Fellowship Bible Churchand are proud supporters of the Arkansas Childrens Shelter.