Dr. James Hey has been practicing in his birth and boyhood town of Dixon for 40 years. Born at KSB Hospital, Dr. Hey grew up in Dixon Public Schools and has served on the Dixon Public School District Board of Education. Dr. James Hey was on the Board of the Next Picture Show for 10 years. He graduated from Monmouth College with a biology major. Dr. James Hey is a graduate of Loyola Dental School in Chicago. The completion of Full Mouth Reconstruction Training at the World's Premier Post Graduate Teaching Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, qualifies Dr. Hey as accomplished in the field of cosmetic dentistry.
The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies is the world's finest educational faculty for cosmetic dentistry. Of those thousands of dentists who have attended courses at LVI, only the best graduates are hand selected to be Clinical Instructors. Dr. Hey was associated with the Las Vegas Institute since 1995, and was handpicked to be one of their original Clinical Instructors on cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
"Being part of the Las Vegas Institute has been one of the best things in my career," says Dr. Hey. "It has allowed me to share my knowledge, as well as continue to learn from the many experts involved at the Institute."
Dr. Hey is also teaching himself to better serve his patients, thanks to more than 1,800 hours of continuing education and a fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. James Hey is also on staff at KSB Hospital. A charter member of the International Association of Physiologic Aesthetics, Dr. Hey has personally studied with a number of the world's leading authorities in cosmetic dentistry and smile design. Combining his knowledge, technical expertise and artistic abilities he can create smiles customized for patients wanting to look more attractive, younger, more professional or just more confident. Dr. James Hey has created thousands of "perfect smiles" for Northern Illinois residents.