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Family Dentistry in the Viewmont Area of Hickory

William F. Straka, DDS, PA Dental clinic equipment

Dr. Straka is a native of Ohio, where he earned both a Bachelor's and a Master's of Science degree in Biology at the University of Toledo. He later taught biology at the College of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, NC.

The doctor went on to further his education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned his DDS degree in 1985. He was a member of the faculty at the School of Dentistry in 1985 and 1986, teaching in the Department of Operative Dentistry.

Meet Dr. Straka

Dr. Straka is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and has taken additional training at the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and at the Center for Restorative Excellence.


• President of the Catawba County Dental Society

• President of the Western Piedmont Dental Society

• President of the First District of the North Carolina Dental Society

• President of the Foothills Dental Study Club

• Chairman of the CVCC Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee

• Hickory Kiwanis Club

• Troop Committee Member, Boy Scout Troop 341


Professional and community activities:

• The Catawba County Dental Society

• The Western Piedmont Dental Society

• The North Carolina Dental Society

• The Foothills Dental Study Club

• The American Dental Association

• The Academy of General Dentistry


Dr. Straka and his wife, Nancy, enjoy spending time with their daughter, Savannah.

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