Dr. John Ficke

 Personal

Dr. Ficke is a native and life-long resident of Lincoln, NE.  Married in 1983, Dr. John & his wife are the proud parents of four daughters: Caroline, Caitlin, Carly & Claire and the grandparents of Miles, Teddy, and Gillian.  Before becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Ficke taught high school science.  His interests include spending time with his family & friends, playing guitar and piano, and frequenting the northwoods of Minnesota.

Education

Dr. Ficke attended the University of Nebraska where he earned the following:

  • 1996- Postdoctoral certificate of specialization in orthodontics, College of Dentistry
  • 1994- Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (with distinction), College of Dentistry
  • 1986- Bachelor of Science, College of Agriculture
  • 1986- Teaching Certificate, Teachers College

Honors

  • 1994- American College of Dentists award for exemplifying a high sense of integrity & ethics in dentistry
  • 1994- Nebraska Society of Dentistry for Children award of excellence
  • 1994- Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society induction for ethical & academic excellence
  • 1994- University of NE Medical Center College of Dentistry Service Philosophy Award
  • 1996-2006 – University of NE, Instructor of Orthodontics

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