Meet the Doctor

Dr. Terry Dingbaum, DDS
Dr. Terry Dingbaum

Fay Dental Care is excited to welcome Dr. Terry Dingbaum as a new member of our team!

Dr. Terry Dingbaum, DDS, FAGD, is a highly respected dentist with a distinguished career spanning several decades, marked by clinical excellence, leadership, and a deep commitment to patient health and wellness.

Dr. Dingbaum began his dental career with the US Army 86th Medical Detachment in Giessen, Germany, from 1988 to 1991, a period he fondly remembers as some of the best years of his life. Following his service, he founded and operated Exceptional Dental Care, in Morris, IL, for over 23 years, where he implemented clinical excellence and developed a patient advocacy program.

Dr. Dingbaum has demonstrated a commitment to professional growth and clinical excellence throughout his career. He has practiced at several prestigious dental practices, including Espire Dental in Denver, CO, and Carnes Crossroads Dental in Summerville, SC, where he emphasized doctor-patient connections and integrated Kois Risk Assessment principles.

Dr. Dingbaum is a Creighton University alumnus, holding a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree since 1988 and a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree since 1984. His postgraduate education includes graduating from the Kois Center, completing the Digital Smile Design Residency, participating in extensive dental implant externships, and achieving a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a graduate of the Dawson Academy and has participated in the Strategic Coach Program.

In addition to his professional achievements, Dr. Dingbaum is deeply committed to dental missions, having served communities in Bolivia, Jamaica, and the Philippines. His expertise includes digital smile design, comprehensive and restorative dentistry, surgical skills, leadership, and communication.

Dr. Dingbaum’s career is a testament to his dedication to dentistry, leadership, and the unwavering pursuit of excellence in patient care.

Dr. Dingbaum is excited to join the Fay Dental Care family and looks forward to meeting you!