About Your Dentist

Fran Adkins, DMD

"I want my patients to know I truly care about them. I strive to help my patients obtain a healthy, happy smile with a gentle, comprehensive approach. I believe your smile will open doors to endless opportunities in life!"


Bachelor of Science in Biology
Murray State University - Murray, Kentucky

Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Louisville School of Dentistry - Louisville, Kentucky

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

  • Fellowship Program at Dental Health Centers in Denver, Colorado
  • Dental Boot Kamp
  • Heartland Doctor Leadership
  • Heartland Aesthetic Continuum

Personal Attention Professional Excellence

"I know that exceptional care takes more than excellent credentials and continuing education. I want you to feel well cared for in every way. That's why I always take the time to answer your questions, to really listen to you and to understand your concerns. This helps you feel at ease with me and confident in the care you receive. It also helps me give you the most personalized care possible, and that can make all the difference in your results."

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Nicholas Dennery, DMD

“I treat everyone like a friend because there is no greater honor than a friend trusting me with their oral health.”

My Mission

“I focus on comprehensive dentistry for the entire family in a friendly environment with up-to-date equipment and techniques. I place a premium on excellent service, quality care, and patient convenience. I believe in the importance of effective communication and understandable explanations concerning your oral health that will make you feel comfortable with your treatment strategy.”


University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry - Jackson, MSDoctor of Dental Medicine

Mississippi State University - Starkville, MSBachelor of Science

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Dennery keeps current with the latest technologies available for his patients by attending continuing education courses in the fields of Esthetics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Placement and Restoration of Implants, and DOCS Sedation courses to improve the patient's experience and allow them to be comfortable during treatment.

He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, as well as the Academy of Sports Dentistry, the Tennessee Dental Association, and the Mississippi Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Dennery was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, and grew up working at his father's restaurant. He is an avid fan of all college sports. He became an Eagle Scout at the age of 16 and has been a lifelong outdoorsman and enjoys spending his spare time hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and cooking. He has begun to enjoy indoor rock climbing and mountain bike riding.