Family Dentist Dr. Eric Hopkins, DDS
Dr. Hopkins is a born and raised native of Shawnee. He attended Sequoyah Elementary, the old, old Shawnee Jr. High that is now the Administration Building, Shawnee Mid High, and graduated Shawnee High School in 1981. He received his undergraduate bachelors degree in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma in 1985 and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentristry in 1989. He began practicing dentistry in his hometown as soon as the ink dried on the license. He has been a member of the American Dental Association as well as the Oklahoma Dental Association since 1989.
Dr. Hopkins is a general dentist who enjoys all aspects of his field. He sees pediatric patients through geriatric patients. He and his dental team can accommodate full spectrum dental treatment. Dr. Hopkins has been on staff at Unity Hospital since 1989. In 1999, he received training at Brookdale Hospital in New York City, under the instruction of Dr. Norman Cranin, one of the pioneers of implant dentistry. He is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the International College of Oral Implantology.
Dr. Hopkins is notorious for his unique scrubs, many of our patients appreciate being serenaded by the "singing dentist", and others enjoy his humor. While he purposely presents a lighthearted demeanor, he is serious about making your dental treatment as comfortable and stress free as possible.
Dr. Hopkins has been married to his high school sweetheart, Loree since 1982. They have three children: Heather, Clint, & Bryan, plus Heather's husband Corbin. He is "Pop" to an ever expanding group of beautiful grandchildren. If you don't know Dr. Hopkins as a dentist, you may know him as a member and deacon of First Baptist Church, through his performances at Shawnee Little Theatre, or as a PADI scuba diving instructor. He has also been and remains active in several community and civic organizations.
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