Kathleen Nichols, D.D.S., FAGD , has practiced in Lubbock for 30 years, opening her practice after graduating from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1986. A "Texan by Choice", Dr. Nichols got here as soon as she could! Dr. Nichols has received Fellowships in the prestigious American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Further, she has been awarded a Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In June 2015, Dr. Nichols received her fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Kathleen Nichols, D.D.S., FAGD served 3 years on the Board of Directors of the Texas Dental Association. Previously she has served as a Delegate to the Texas Dental Association from the South Plains District and has chaired and been a member of various Reference Committees. She has served as Chairman of the Texas Dental Association Council on Ethics and Judicial Affairs and as a member of the Texas Dental Association Council on Dental Care Programs. Dr. Nichols is a Dental Board examiner with the Western Regional Examing Board.
Locally, Dr. Nichols has served as the President of the South Plains District Dental Society and is a current Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She has also served as the United Way chairman of the Dental Division, and on the Executive board of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Nichols is a graduate of the Leadership Lubbock program, as well as the Leadership Texas program. Dr. Nichols was honored as "2005 Woman Entrepreneur of Lubbock". Currently, Dr. Nichols is on the Board of Directors of Parenting Cottage.
Her memberships include Texas Dental Association, South Plains District Dental Society, Texas Association of Women Dentists, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, Texas Tech Red Raider Club. In 2014 Dr. Nichols was voted “Best of Lubbock” by the Lubbock Avalanche Journal.
Dr. Nichols and her husband have 4 children and a precious grandson.