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. Jeremiah Holt

Jeremiah Holt DDS

Jeremiah Holt, DDS is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He also completed an honors course in implantology and has a special interest in oral surgery and restorative dentistry.

Prior to dental school, Dr. Holt served for one year in a medical and dental clinic in Peru. He has also served in various capacities on short term mission trips to Chile, Russia, Mexico, and Guyana. During dental school, he volunteered at community and homeless clinics in both Redlands and Riverside, California.

Dr. Martina Howe

Martina Howe, DDS assisted her dad, Dr. Per Houmann, during several mission trips. The greater need for dental health care around the world inspired her to go into the dental profession.

Dr. Howe graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. One of her favorite experiences in dental school was participating in an honors teaching assistantship, where she taught underclassmen in their laboratory curriculum. Dr. Howe enjoys the art and science of general dentistry, and in particular enjoys oral surgery, oral pathology, and fixed prosthodontics.

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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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