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Welcome to Dickinson & Branon Dental Care

Dickinson & Branon Dental Care provides advanced dentistry to each unique individual and family. Our team works with you to focus on preventive care, aesthetics, and your whole mouth health, so you can achieve and maintain a beautifully healthy, confident smile! Dr. Richard Dickinson Sr., Dr. Grace Dickinson Branon, and Dr. Richard Dickinson Jr. have treated generations of patients in the community. 

Along with our team, we create a welcoming, friendly, and empathetic environment. Join our state-of-the-art dental office that combines leading-edge techniques and technology with personalized care. We will work with you to find the best treatment plan for your situation and ensure your visits are comfortable and stress-free. We offer a wide range of services to meet all of your oral health needs. Some of the services we offer include: dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, and gum disease treatment. We are also proud to be considered a Platinum Provider for Invisalign

The Dickinson & Branon Dental Care doctors and team look forward to welcoming you and your family here in our St. Albans, VT, dental office. We can’t wait to help you achieve your most amazing smile!

Meet the Dentists

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Richard Dickinson, Sr.

    Dr. Richard Dickinson graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry in 1973, moved to St. Albans and has been providing comprehensive and excellent dentistry to Franklin County residents ever since. He enjoys practicing dentistry and he takes great satisfaction in helping people achieve pain-free, functional and attractive smiles by using state of the art technology such as digital scanning, 

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  • Dr.
    Grace Dickinson Branon

    After completing her undergraduate studies from the University of Vermont in Animal and Biological Sciences, Dr. Grace Branon earned her Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. A member of the Vermont State Dental Society, she has served as President, and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Dawson Institute of Occlusal Studies Alumni, American Academy of Clear Aligners, and International College of Dentist. 

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  • Dr.
    Richard Dickinson, Jr.

    Dr. Richard Dickinson, Jr., or DJ as he’s known at the office, was born and raised in St. Albans. He attended St. Albans City Elementary School and Bellows Free Academy, St. Albans. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Dr. DJ worked as a product development engineer at Allegro Microsystems, Inc. in southern New Hampshire. Although he enjoyed the pace of new product development and working in the technology sector, dentistry offered a career that combined the sciences and participation in the well-being of others, and he graduated from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2009 with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD). 

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "This is the second time I have brought my son in and they are amazing. They show him everything, let him help, and he thoroughly enjoys going to the dentist."
    Yeshua P.
  • "I want to recognize Dickinson and Branon Dental Care for my fabulous new smile! The Invisalign process was easy, fast, invisible, and financially doable. I received a personal approach to the procedure and was so pleased with the attention to my care and any concerns I may have had along the way."
    - Susan L.
  • "Great place for the whole family to go. Nothing but a positive experience. Great staff all around. They even make dental work less stressful."
    - Steve C.

Featured Articles

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  • Invisalign for Adults

    When you hear the word “orthodontics,” what comes to mind? Probably a young teenager whose teeth are covered by a latticework of metal. There are indeed many orthodontic patients who fit that description. However, there now exists an increasingly popular alternative to traditional metal braces: Invisalign® ...

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  • Educational Videos

    Take a few minutes to watch our educational videos and learn more about different dental treatments and procedures. Video topics include general & cosmetic dentistry, Implants, oral health and hygiene, orthodontics and preventative dentistry. ...

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  • Smile Makeover

    Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don't like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting ...

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Mouthrinses

    Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth's protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities ...

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