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Derek Rice

Derek Rice

Dr. Derek Rice earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, and is practicing in MCDC’s Traverse City dental center, in cooperation with Dental Clinics North.  He maintains current membership, or is currently active with the following organizations:

  • Resort District Dental Society
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Board Member for Northwest Michigan College Dental Assistant Program

Dr. Rice is a northern Michigan native, having graduated from Traverse City West before moving west.  He met his wife during dental school in Tennessee.  They have one young son who loves to help on their small farm.

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