Meet Our Dentists
Dr. Nicole DeakinsDMD, MS, FACP
Dr. Nicole Deakins grew up in Basking Ridge, NJ. She had an interest in dentistry at a young age and affirmed her passion after interning at a local practice during her summers while in college. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Notre Dame, after which she moved to Philadelphia and earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania. It was during dental school that she decided to pursue advanced training in Prosthodontics to become an expert in the field of restorative dentistry.
Upon graduating from dental school, she moved to New York, NY, and completed a Postgraduate Prosthodontics Residency program at Columbia University, where she also obtained a Masters in Science. Her residency provided an education in the fundamental principles of prosthodontics, alongside contemporary techniques and materials. Her focus in private practice includes advanced restorative, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. She completed her Board Certification in Prosthodontics and is currently the only Prosthodontist on the Main Line to have this credential.
In addition to working in a private practice setting, she is the Program Director for the Clinical Restorative Honors Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She also serves as the Implant Director for pre-doctoral clinics and as a course director. She loves teaching and being in an environment that promotes constant learning and focus on the latest dental technologies and advancements. She currently resides in Wayne, PA, with her husband and twin daughters, and together they enjoy many activities such as running, biking, and traveling.