Dr. Rick Nicolini, DDS

Dr. Rick Nicolini, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Rick Nicolini, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Dentistry in 1985 and practices dentistry, prosthodontics, and more.Read his story

720 Olive Way Ste 830

Seattle, WA 98101

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Dental
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Dr. Nicolini's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nicolini "Dr Nicolini was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 1981 earning a Bachelor of Arts in Biology. After graduating he returned to Chicago and attended the University of Illinois Dental School and earned a BS and his DDS degree in 1985. Upon completion of dental school he first worked as an associate dentist and later became a partner in a dental practice at Mercy Medical Center in the Chicago area. In 1992 Dr Nicolini and his family moved to the Seattle area. Dr Nicolini is an active member in two Dental Study Clubs and is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Washington State Dental Society, and the Seattle King County Dental Society. Dr Nicolini is married to MaryEllen and they have 3 grown children, and 3 dogs. Outside of Dentistry Dr Nicolini now enjoys traveling, golfing, snowboarding, cooking, and gardening."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nicolini "Dr Nicolini is a Top Seattle Dentist providing the finest General Dental Care and Implant Dentistry in a friendly and comfortable environment. Dr Nicolini and his staff are dedicated to welcoming patients into their office the same way they would welcome them into their homes. We believe each encounter with a patient should be comfortable and stress free. We are here to serve you, and acquaint ourselves with your needs, problems, or fears. We will never pressure you into an elective treatment, but will provide you with advice and recommendations based upon your objectives, allowing you to make informed choices about your Dental Care. Conservative, conscientious,and over 30 years' experience, you're in good hands with Seattle Dentist, Dr Rick Nicolini. First and foremost we believe regular preventive care is the most effective way to maintain good oral health. He and his staff are trained in the latest technological advances and will ensure you receive the best Dental Care possible."
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4  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
  • Reconstructive Dentistry

18  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

19  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nicolini's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nicolini to family and friends
16 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Nicolini's 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 (14)

very good dental work
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Dr. Nicolini and team are excellent and take good care of my teeth and gums.
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My Wife and I have used Dr Nicolini for over 10 years and have him skillful, professional, up-t0-date, helpful and 99.9 % pain-free. We highly recommend him and his staff.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Nicolini's since his arrival in Seattle in 1992. He also cares for my spouse and daughter. We believe him to be a true professional and would recommend him to care for ones dental needs without a moments hesitation.
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I was referred by a friend and am extremely happy with Dr. Nicoline and his staff. I had been searching for the right dentist knowing I needed some help and Dr. Nicolini was the right fit. Non-judgemental office willing to be straight forward about what needs to be done and works with insurance...more
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