Meet the Doctors

Excellence in dentistry begins with a careful co-diagnosis and treatment plan to establish the goals we will achieve together. Communication and long-term relationships are important to us. Let us know what is on your mind and ask questions. We will help you realize an investment in yourself pays dividends for a lifetime.  We are caring, skilled professionals, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care. We want all our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their dental health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.

Dr. Polly S Nichols

Polly S. Nichols, DDS, MA is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. Mission service was an integral part of her LLUSD experience and included providing dentistry in Malawi, Brazil, Fiji, Thailand and Mexico. During her senior year at LLUSD she was named Student of the Year and was recognized by the American Association of Women Dentists. 

Dr. Per Houmann

Dr. Houmann has been serving our patients since 2015. Prior to joining us, Dr. Houmann was in active practice for many years in Hagerstown, Maryland. He is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Loma Linda, California. 

During his professional career he and his family served six years in Rwanda and Malawi. Short term dental missions have included Ethiopia, Russia and Argentina. He has also been actively involved in helping the underprivileged through Convoy of Hope, prison ministry and the Oasis Dental Clinic in Brunswick, ME.

Dr. Erick Pickett

Dr. Erick Pickett was born and raised in Scarborough, Maine with a dream of becoming a dentist from a very young age. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Biology from the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. Shortly after, Erick joined our practice as a dental assistant in 2018 where his love of dentistry continued to flourish. He rejoins our practice after graduating from Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry in Halifax, Nova Scotia where he was awarded the Harley G. Kushel Scholarship and the Charles Bell Memorial Prize having achieved the highest academic standing in his class.


Erick has a passion for restorative and aesthetic dentistry, but above all a strong passion for patient centered care. He enjoys working with patients to help them achieve their unique oral health goals while establishing a strong provider-patient relationship built on trust, respect, and integrity. He also enjoys continuing to further his knowledge of dentistry as the field continues to evolve.


In his free time Erick enjoys spending time with his wife Savannah and their two dogs Kevin and Raven. He also has an enthusiasm for building and racing cars, playing guitar, spending time in nature, and powerlifting. 

Dr. Savannah Pickett

Savannah was born in Nova Scotia, Canada. She attended college at Mount Allison University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelors degree in Biology and a minor in Psychology. She then went on to study Dentistry at Dalhousie University where she met her husband, Erick.


During dental school, Savannah developed an interest in digital dentistry and a passion for pediatric dentistry. She also completed an elective in Dental Public Health where she treated patients from underserved communities. She received a Nova Scotia Dental Association award for the highest proficiency in Pharmacology. Savannah looks forward meeting a new group of patients and helping them achieve their dental goals and maintain optimal oral health.


In her spare time, Savannah enjoys reading, powerlifting, horseback riding, ballet, and spending time with her dogs Raven and Kevin. 

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Topsham Dental Arts

The team at Topsham Dental Arts is dedicated to excellence in dentistry. They offer a wide range or dental procedures including dental implants, porcelain veneers, dentures and tooth whitening. The office is located in Topsham, Maine and serves the areas of Brunswick, Bath, Yarmouth, Harpswell, Lisbon Falls, Lewiston, Freeport, Bowdoinham, and Portland.

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