Dentist Athens GA - Teeth Whitening, Fillings, Restorations, Crowns, and More.

Athens, GA - (706) 543-4060

Cosmetic Dentistry in Athens

Cosmetic Dentist Athens GA | Dr. William Rice, DDS

38 Years of Experience in Athens, GA

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Dr. William Rice, DDS has over 38 years of experience in the dental profession. Our office, William Rice Dental, is located in the heart of Athens. We have served the Athens community since 1982. Dr. Rice specializes in preventative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, offering services including teeth whitening and veneers. In addition to cosmetic dentistry, we provide our patients with traditional dental care and treatments. 

Keeping patients’ mouths healthy is our top priority. That is why we invest in top-of-the-line technology to provide exceptional dental care. You shouldn’t have to dread going to the dentist. Our talented team of dental professionals and staff provides quality, friendly service that has earned us a great reputation among our patients.

Call our office at (706) 543-4060 today to schedule an appointment.

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Here's What Our Patients Have to Say:

A Family Dentist in Athens GA

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William Rice Dental offers dental care for the entire family. From general dentistry and preventative care such as teeth cleanings and fluoride, to restorative care such as root canals, we are the Athens dentist that meets the needs of everyone in your family. Read what one of our long-time patients says about us:
“My husband and I have been patients of Dr. Rice for 16 years; and our daughter has been a patient since her first exam. Dr. Rice is gentle, patient and thorough. His staff have been professional, kind and accommodating, always! My daughter says they feel like family. I would take my Momma to him if she needed dental work.” -Anette Wright

Dental Services

"Take Care of Your Smile"

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A visit to the dentist for cleanings and cavity fillings should be a part of your yearly routine to maintain the longevity and health of your teeth. What you invest in dental care today, you’ll save in expensive dental treatments later. We offer the following dental care services to the Athens community.

Teeth Cleanings

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Dental cleanings should be done at least once or twice as preventative maintenance. People who get regular cleanings typically have less dental issues later in life and have overall better dental health and lower dental cost. Learn More

Periodontal Screenings

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Periodontal screenings can detect gum disease and periodontal disease. Early detection is important to establish a treatment plan to restore healthy gums. We can perform a periodontal screening as part of your regular cleaning. Learn More

TMJ Screenings

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If you experience headaches, tender jaw muscles, or popping of the jaw joints, you may have TMJ. Our experienced dentist, Dr. William Rice, has both the dental assistant training and knowledge to conduct a thorough TMJ screening and get you help. Learn More

Fluoride Treatment

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Fluoride treatment helps to prevent tooth decay by making teeth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque and sugar. Fluoride can also reverse early tooth decay and can make it difficult for acids to demineralize the teeth. Learn More

Oral Cancer Screening

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Oral cancer screenings help detect oral cancer as early as possible so it can be caught before it is too late. Early detection greatly increases the probability of successful treatment, and is the best defense against disease. Learn More

Dental Sealants

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Dental sealing is the process of applying a thin, plastic coating on the chewing surfaces of teeth to prevent tooth decay. The sealant quickly bonds into the grooves of the teeth forming a protective shield over the enamel. Learn More

"Brighten Your Smile"

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Between accidents, medical conditions, and lifestyle habits, your teeth go through a lot over the years. At William Rice Dental, we offer cosmetic dentistry to restore your smile from the “wear and tear” of life. We are honored to help patients in Athens, GA achieve the confidence a beautiful smile brings.

Dental Bridges

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Dental bridges fill the gap created by one or more missing teeth. Our experienced dentist, William Rice, DDS can meet the specifications of the replacement area and your mouth to create a dental bridge that is right for you. Learn More

Removable Dental Bridges

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Dental bridges serve the purpose of improving the overall appearance of your smile and making daily tasks, such as chewing, easier. Removable dental bridges appear completely natural and function like the rest of your teeth. Learn More


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A main purpose of veneers is to both straighten the look of your teeth and close gaps. Veneers also improve your oral health. William Rice, DDS can advise you on what option of material is best for your teeth and your budget. Learn More

Dental Implants

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Dental implants are replacement tooth roots that provide a strong foundation for permanent or removable replacement teeth. The implant will look and feel like a natural tooth. William Rice, DDS is an expert at putting in dental implants. Learn More

Porcelain Crowns

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Porcelain crowns are made of a durable porcelain composite material and can replicate both the appearance and function of natural teeth. Porcelain crowns give you back a beautiful smile, and they are an option after a root canal. Learn More

Teeth Whitening

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Over time, teeth can become stained by food, drinks and tobacco use. Teeth whitening restores your teeth to their natural beautiful white luster, and can really brighten your smile. We can get your smile back to its most beautiful shade of white. Learn More

"Restore Your Smile"

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Restorative dentistry covers the dental services required to restore your smile and your teeth. We work with each patient to create a personalized solution for your dental needs. Dental restoration services include dental crowns, veneers, dentures, dental implants, and composite fillings.

Root Canals

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Root canals are needed when the root of a tooth becomes infected or damaged. Root canals are commonly thought of as the most painful of procedures, but in reality, the procedure is typically no worse than a standard filling. Learn More

Tooth Extractions

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When tooth decay goes too long without treatment, teeth may need to be taken out. If a dental restoration isn’t a viable option, we provide tooth extractions. We strive to make this process a restorative one for you. Learn More


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Dentures fill in your smile and give you back a youthful and vibrant look. They will look completely natural to your existing teeth. Dentures are not just a cosmetic solution, but also provide improvements in chewing and speech. Learn More

Dental Crowns

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Dental crowns are caps that are placed over teeth. They are used to regain the shape, size and function of a tooth. Dental crowns are used when a tooth is broken or cracked, or as a cosmetic solution to oddly shaped or decayed teeth. Learn More

Dental Fillings

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Dental fillings take the place of existing tooth structure that has become damaged through decay or other causes. There are several dental fillings materials available including gold, porcelain, and composite resin fillings. Learn More

Tooth Contouring

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Tooth Contouring also known as reshaping teeth, is the process of filing enamel to smooth edges and angles, which can change the shape, length, and position of teeth. If you are struggling with irregularly shaped teeth or chips and other uneven characteristics, tooth contouring may be a great option of you! Learn More

Paying for My Dental Procedure or Office Visit

The cost of cosmetic dentistry and preventative dental care shouldn’t cause patients to go without dental services. At William Rice Dental, we also offer competitive rates and senior discounts to our patients. Call our office at (706) 543-4060 to inquire about the cost of any of our services.

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