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Dr. Todd Dickerson

Dr. Todd E. Dickerson (aka “Dr. D”) is the founder of Dickerson Orthodontics.

Dr. D started his education with a bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. He went on to graduate from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. His training and education was completed with a three year specialty degree program in orthodontics at West Virginia University.

His academic career was distinguished by outstanding achievements and involvement within the schools he attended. Dr. D twice earned Research Fellowship grants from Baylor College of Dentistry. He is also the recipient of the American Association of Orthodontics Award.

Dr. D is also an active member in the orthodontic community. He is affiliated with the American Association of Orthodontics; the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics; the American Dental Society and the Baylor Dental School Alumni Association. Dr. D. is reviews orthodontic cases for the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners and is on the Board of Directors of the Schulman Study Group.

When Dr. D is not in one of his local offices, he makes sure he is enjoying his life here in Arizona. His varied interests include yoga, golf, squash and travel. And, most importantly, time with his wife and children


Dr. Prashansa Sharma

Dr. Prashansa Sharma has recently joined the Dickerson Orthodontics group.

Dr. Prashansa Sharma received her Bachelors of Science in Biological Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She then received her D.M.D. (Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry) at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. To complete her education with an advanced degree, Dr. Sharma completed the specialty degree program in orthodontics at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Sharma is a member of organizations within her chosen field of practice, including the American Association of Orthodontics; the American Dental Association and the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Sharma grew up as an only child, and learned to quickly make friends as they moved around the country. Since her birth in Nebraska, she has lived in California, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Massachusetts, and now is happy to call Arizona her home!

In addition to the travel and life in the United States, Dr. Sharma has great memories of trips to Mexico, Spain, New Zealand, Guatemala, Panama, India and Greece. You can also find her out on the dance floor, something she has loved since she was a young child. You might find her performing Bollywood dances at friends' weddings, competing with her collegiate Indian dance team, dancing in an Indian music video with Snoop Dogg, or trying to learn new salsa moves! Who knows, you may see some great moves in the Orthodontic office!

When Dr. Sharma has some free time, she spends it reading, finding corny jokes and puns. If she can find a little more time, she'll be learning how to play the drums, break dance, ballroom dance and beat box. Exploring Arizona with her husband is high on her list of things to do. With her love of travel, you can be sure there will be some trips to other ares of the Southwest and more memories made!