935 4th Street Dr NE

Hickory, NC 28601 US

(828) 328-6161


The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

John L. Hyatt, DDS, MS, PA


Dr. John Hyatt is a Periodontist with special interest in Temporomandibular disorder. He earned his undergraduate degree at Baldwin-Wallace College with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. He then earned his D.D.S. at Ohio State University. After earning his D.D.S., he served in the U.S. Air Force. After proudly serving our country, he returned to Ohio State for a peridontal residency and earned a Master of Science in Anatomy. The Hyatt's moved to Hickory where Dr. Hyatt established his practice and has been practicing for over thirty years. Dr. Hyatt has completed many courses and seminars in both periodontics and temporomandibular disorders. He is a member of the Catawba County Dental Society, Western Piedmont Dental Society (past President), the North Carolina Society of Periodontics, The American Academy of Implantology and the Seattle Study Club. Dr. Hyatt is a long-standing member of Lake Hickory Rotary Club where he served as president and received the honor of rotarian of the year.

Dr. John Hyatt and his wife, Beverly, have three daughters, a son and four grandchildren. His family loves to travel and enjoy many activites together. Beverly and he have bred and shown dogs for years. Many of their dogs have both AKC and CKC (Canadian) championships. Both are founding members and past presidents of the Greater Hickory Kennel Club and the Southeastern Newfoundland Club.

Beverly Hyatt- Transcriptionist

Shannon Hoyle- Treatment and Financial Coordinator

Shannon Fulbright- Receptionist and Dental Assistant

Charlotte Becker- Registered Dental Hygienist

Christine Miller- Dental Assistant

Drew Worrells- Dental Assistant