Dr. Nicole A. Cividanes was born and raised in City Island, Bronx, NY. Being the first in her immediate family to attend college, she graduated Magna Cume Laude, receiving her Bachelor’s in Radiographic Sciences, from Manhattan College. Dr. Cividanes then went on to receive her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and completed her General Practice Residency at Harlem Hospital in NY. Dr. Cividanes specializes in all facets of dentistry including, but not limited to, laser dentistry, mini dental implants, oral surgery, dentures, root canals, adult and children’s dentistry. With her warm personality and ability to connect with patients on all levels, Dr. Cividanes creates an environment that caters to any patient, even the apprehensive or fearful ones. For Dr. Cividanes, dentistry is both a passion and an art form. She strives for perfection with each patient, and focuses on designing restorations that look and feel natural. After practicing for two years in the greater Bangor area, Dr. Cividanes knew that this is where she would lay down her roots. “Having an opportunity to own my own practice in Brewer is such a dream come true, I love being able to give back to a community that has given me so much joy and happiness.” Outside of work, Dr. Cividanes dedicates herself to helping others with similar upbringings. She takes great pride in motivating young and old minds alike to follow their dreams and realize their potential, even under adverse circumstances. Her hobbies include watching her beloved Dallas Cowboys with Emmitt (her little fur baby), enjoying and exploring the great state of Maine, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Cividanes is also excited to announce the upcoming arrival of her first born child in November 2015. Dr. Cividanes is a current member of the Penobscot Valley Dental Association, a member of the Maine Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and a member of the American Dental Association. I, Nicole A. Cividanes D.M.D. would like to thank you for visiting our website and for considering our practice, Brewer Family Dentistry, as your new dental home. I recognize that choosing and visiting a dentist can be stressful. It is our goal to minimize that stress and provide a comfortable dental environment for you. I look forward to meeting you and answering any and all questions that you may have regarding your teeth.
Welcome to Brewer Family Dentistry! We are the office of Dr. Nicole Cividanes D.M.D. who is a general dentist.
At Brewer Family Dentistry, Dr. Nicole Cividanes D.M.D. will provide you with exceptional care in a small private practice. We are proud to offer to our patients the best of modern dental technologies and pledge to our patients the old fashion qualities of compassion, value, and integrity. Dr. Nicole and staff realize that we are treating people, not just their teeth. You will find at our office that we take time to listen to your concerns. We will work with you to find a dental solution to your needs that fits with YOUR lifestyle and desires. We highly recommend that our patients ask questions about any recommended treatment. We will answer all your questions and provide to you the necessary information to make informed decisions on your dental care. We believe that fully informed patients that participate in decision making lead to happy, satisfied patients.
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Temple Dental Sch
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2011
Harlem Hosp Columbia U
Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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