About Us

Preferred Dental Ceramics is a team of dedicated dental technicians led by Dwight Rickert CDT, AAACD. The team is trained to provide our clients with high quality dental restorations. We realize the value of earning our clients trust and fulfilling the expectations of our patients. Preferred Dental is committed to keeping up with the latest innovations in restorative dentistry through continued education. Our mission is to form exceptional relationships and partnerships with each of our clients.

Dwight Rickert, CDT is a 4th generation dental technician with over 35 years of laboratory experience, Dwight earned the prestigious award of Accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) in 2006 and in 2016 earned the status of Accredited Fellow, the AACD’s highest honor.




Rickert Inaugurated as New AACD President

Achieve Accredited Fellow status in 2016

b. Dwight serves as President Elect of the AACD and will ascend to President in 2017.

Certified Dental Technician – Ceramics – 1996

Past President of Association of Indiana Dental Laboratories

Elected Vice President of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry-2015

Accredited Member of
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

since 2006

Member of AACD Editorial board and
AACD Written Exam Committee

Elected to American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry-2012

American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry Accreditation Examiner

Participant in AACD Give Back a Smile Foundation



American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – since 2000

Association of Indiana Dental Laboratories – since 2002

National Association of Dental Laboratories – since2011

Sonar Study Club – Seattle Study Club

Participant in AACD “Give Back a Smile” Foundation


Journal of Dental Technology – June 2007

Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry – August 2006 and Summer 2010

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