Dr. Melvin Dixon, DDS

Dr. Melvin Dixon, DDS

Dentistry  ·  

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Dr. Melvin Dixon, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 36 years. He practices dentistry, endodontics, and more.Read his story

Melvin Dixon DDS

151 W Speedway Blvd

Tucson, AZ 85705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Ameritas
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta Dental of Washington
  • Encore
  • First Choice Health
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company

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Dr. Dixon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dixon "Dr. Dixon received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University College of Dentistry. He completed a general practice residency at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center in New York City. There he received extensive training in oral surgery, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, pediatric, and cosmetic dentistry. From there, he returned to Tucson where he grew up. In addition to his years of service as a Tucson dentist, Dr. Dixon also spent time serving his country. Dr. Dixon was a major in the United States Air Force Reserves and served in Operation Desert Storm. Volunteering extensively throughout his career, Dr. Dixon recently returned from Guatemala with the St. Michael's Project and is now a participating dentist in the Smile Train volunteer program. Dr. Dixon also treats children in the Tucson Unified School District's Greyline Program, a local program designed to help schoolchildren get back to dental health who otherwise could not afford to do so. He is on the Advisory Board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dixon "When you visit Speedway Dental located in Tucson, AZ, your smile is our top priority. Dr. Dixon & his entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve. Dr. Dixon has recently been awarded the 2013 Van Guard. He is featured on Consumer Research Council and is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Arizona Dental Society, and the Smile Train Program."

9  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dental Laboratory Technology
  • Endodontics
  • General Dentistry (Dental Assistant)
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry

35  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Edentulism
  • Fluorosis
  • Gingival Fibromatosis
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Loose Teeth
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tender Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
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44  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Howard University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Kino Community Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tucson Cosmetic Study Club
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Under Armour Professional Provider Guard, 2010
  • Lumineers Smile Office, 2004
  • Imtec Dental Implants, 2005
  • Greyline Program, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Dixon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dixon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dixon to family and friends
115 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (115)

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  • 1

Dr. Dixon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Dixon Says:

Thanks so much for your time in giving us feedback.  We appreciate knowing what you like as well as things we can improve upon.  It was our pleasure to serve you!


Patient Comments (1)

I changed to Dr Dixon about 3 years ago on a friend's recommendation. He wad immediately "gone" to Scottsdale for a project. There have been rotating dentist in that office for 3 years. You never know if there would be a different doctor when you made an appointment. Today I was to have some...more
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Jan, Thank you for the feedback. We appreciate hearing ways that we can improve. We're sorry that you had some difficulty at your appointment, we know sometimes getting dental decay treated is not always easy and we strive to make things as comfortable as can be. Yes, we have a team of wonderful dentists here with Dr. Dixon, and we are fortunate to have them. Please accept our apologies for your discomfort.

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