Meet Dr. Ficke

Dr. Ficke Nebraska Orthodontics Lincoln NE


John Ficke, DDS attended the University of Nebraska where he earned the following:

*Postdoctoral certificate of specialization in orthodontics, College of Dentistry (1996)
*Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (with distinction), College of Dentistry (1994)
*Bachelor of Science, College of Agriculture (1986)
*Teaching Certificate, Teachers College (1986)


*American College of Dentists award for exemplifying a high sense of integrity & ethics in dentistry (1994)
*Nebraska Society of Dentistry for Children award of excellence (1994)
*Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society induction for ethical & academic excellence (1994)
*University of NE Medical Center College of Dentistry Service Philosophy Award (1994)
*University of NE, Instructor of Orthodontics (1996-2006)


Dr. Ficke is a native and life-long resident of Lincoln, NE. Married in 1983, Dr. John & his wife are the proud parents of four daughters: Caroline, Caitlin, Carly & Claire and the grandparents of six wonderful grandchildren. Before becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Ficke taught high school science.

His interests include spending time with his family & friends, playing guitar and piano, and frequenting the Northwoods of Minnesota.


Dr. Ficke is transitioning into full retirement by the end of 2019. He has had a wonderful career in orthodontics and is so thankful for all the families that have supported him over the years!