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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 Diamond 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). Dr. DJ was inducted as a fellow in the AGD (Academy of General Dentistry) in 2022.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "What a great environment. Dr. Brandon and her team did magnificent work yesterday. Simple crown procedure, escalated to a root canal. Their team was super efficient, kind, caring, and very professional. They truly care about the patients. Entire procedure I was not uncomfortable one time. Just a great pleasure to be welcomed into their office for any situation. The front office also deserves gratitude. Very in-tune with helping us patients get on the correct path to great dental health! Thank you Everyone!"
    Ed B.
  • "I recently obtained Invisalign® last May. I was very skeptical at first but after just weeks I could already tell the difference in my smile, my breathing and a better bite. I highly recommend going to Dickinson & Branon for a consult. The staff are very supportive to your needs. They always treat you with kindness and listen to questions and concerns. My overall experience has been nothing short of amazing. Thank you Dr. Dickinson, Lily and all other staff for building confidence in me through my smile!"
    Denis D.
  • "I have been coming to D&B Dental for years and they only have had mine and my family's best interest at heart. Dr. Dickinson has always tried and succeeded in fixing any problems we had with our teeth. My Invisalign was amazing, no more jaw issues and my teeth are great. I would highly recommend them. Thank you for fixing my teeth!!😉"
    Kathy S.
  • "Always professional yet personable experience! We are blessed to have The Dickinson & Branon Dental staff in northern Vermont! Bravo for executing exemplary vision and follow thru!"
    Steve H.
  • "Dr. Dickinson and his team were so knowledgeable about Invisalign and made the process so easy. His expertise and knowledge are easily seen, and the results will be amazing!"
    Brian R.
  • "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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  • Bridges

    When you lose a tooth, it affects not just the appearance, but the function of your smile. It can be difficult to eat or speak naturally, extra stress is put on your remaining teeth, you’re at greater risk for developing gum disease, your remaining teeth can shift out of position causing bite problems, ...

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  • Orthodontic Retention

    Getting your braces off is definitely a cause for celebration. You can finally enjoy your new smile after all that work and effort! But getting your braces off isn’t the end of treatment. Once your braces come off, you will enter the retention period of treatment. During the retention period, you will ...

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  • Inlays and Onlays

    Inlays and onlays are indirect restorations used to repair molars and premolars damaged by decay or trauma. Inlays and onlays fit more securely and last longer than fillings, strengthen compromised teeth, and preserve more natural tooth structure than crowns. An inlay is used to restore the center of ...

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  • Dental Implants

    If you have recently dealt with an injury or disease that affected your oral health, there are options available to recover the smile you once had. You may even be able to achieve a better smile than the one you had. Dental implants make it possible to renew your smile if you have lost some teeth. There ...

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  • Tooth Decay Prevention

    What is tooth decay? Tooth decay begins with the Streptococcus mutans bacteria. These bacteria join with food particles and fluids in the mouth to create plaque, a constantly forming biofilm which sticks to the surface of tooth enamel. The bacteria in plaque convert the sugars in our foods into lactic ...

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  • Root Canal Treatment

    Every tooth has two sections: a crown, the visible part of the tooth above the gum line, and one or more roots, which anchor the teeth within the jaw. Each tooth has three basic layers: an outer layer of hard enamel (which protects the crown) or cementum (which covers the root), a middle layer of softer ...

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  • Fillings

    The bacteria in plaque produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually creating a hole, or cavity, in the tooth surface. Left untreated, this decay can spread to the interior of the tooth, and might lead to the need for a crown, a root canal, or even extraction. When caught early, your dentist can ...

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  • Veneers

    A dental veneer is a thin, durable porcelain shell that is custom-fabricated to cover the front of a tooth. Veneers can restore the appearance of teeth with chips, cracks, and stains, can close small gaps between the teeth, and can reshape misshapen or slightly misaligned teeth. Veneers are a popular ...

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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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  • Periodontal Flap Surgery

    Periodontal flap surgery, also known as gum flap surgery, reduces periodontal pockets, which develop below the surface of your gum line in the advanced stages of gum disease. These pockets fill with bacteria, tartar, and plaque, and attack your gum and bone tissue. Periodontal pockets cannot be reached ...

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We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants and tooth whitening in Saint Albans.

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