Polly S. Nichols, DDS, MA is a 1996 graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Mission service was an integral part of her LLUSD experience and included providing dentistry in Malawi, Brazil, Fiji, Thailand and Mexico. During her senior year at LLUSD she was named Student of the Year and was recognized by the American Association of Women Dentists.
After earning her DDS, Dr. Nichols served as a clinical instructor for the restorative department at LLUSD, as well as working for the pediatric and oral surgery departments. During this time she completed her MA in Biomedical and Clinical Ethics from the Loma Linda University Graduate School. Dr. NicholsÂ co-authored the ethics column in the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry for five years.Â
Dr. Nichols special areas of interest include implants andÂ esthetic restorative procedures.Â Outside the office Dr. Nichols enjoys reading, cooking and making music with the rest of the family (she plays violin, piano and organ).
Dr. Nichols graduated in 1992 from Atlantic Union College with a BA in biology, magna cum laud. She is married to Timothy Nichols, CPA MBA and they have aÂ six year old daughter, Summer Rose, aÂ three year old son, Ethan and a six month old daughter, Katie Grace.