Dr. Lauren Dickens, DMD

Dr. Lauren Dickens, DMD

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Dr. Lauren Dickens, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in Gainesville, FL. She practices dentistry.Read her story

University Family Dentistry

1230 NW 9th Ave

Gainesville, FL 32601
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Florida Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta Dental of Washington
  • Dental Health Alliance, LLC
  • DenteMax
  • Florida Combined Life
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana

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Dr. Dickens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dickens "Dr. Dickens, DMD is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care. Upon completion of the five-year program, Dr. Dickens, DMD will achieve a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) held by only 7% of general dentists in the United States, as well as increase access to dental care. Education University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Microbiology – Gainesville, FL University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL Continuing Education & Professional Memberships Dr. Dickens is certified in nitrous oxide, as well as dermal fillers and botox. She is an active member of the Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and American Dental Association. Life & Hobbies Dr. Dickens grew up in Destin, FL, but currently resides in Gainesville with her husband and dog. Outside of dentistry, she enjoys ballet, Ultimate Frisbee and cooking."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dickens ""Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." – Ralph Waldo Emerson

My Mission

"The most rewarding part of my job is alleviating my patients' pain. I pride myself in being gentle, friendly and thorough with every patient that sits in my chair.""

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

8  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Florida College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Dickens has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Dickens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Florida Dental Association, Member

Dr. Dickens' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickens to family and friends
9 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dickens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Dickens is great : D Last appointment the assistant could have been a bit gentler.
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Dr. Dickens is always professional, very sweet and caring. I tell everyone I know how great the dentist and the entire staff are. They always welcome me like a close friend and treat me exceptionally well.......and whatever I have done, from a filling, to a crown, to a cleaning are done perfectly. ...more
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Dr. Dickens is a wonderful, caring, competent Dentist! Every appointment I've had with her has been delightful! She keeps things light, keeps you informed as much as you want and the positive demeanor and joy she exhibits with her patients and staff makes for a more relaxed and enjoyable patient...more
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Dr. Dickens and her staff are awesome!! Two days before flying home for my Dad's 91st Birthday, I ended up with a dental emergency. I found University Family Dental on line, called them, and within 3 hours I was sitting in a dental chair with Dr. Dickens explaining my treatment plan. I had a...more
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This is a very professionally operated dentistry. My Karen makes so much difference by providing the best care I've received since going to this office for the last 49 years when Dr Cook was the primary dentist.
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