Lance Dillon, D.M.D, M.S.

Lance Dillon - DMD, MS
Lance Dillon – DMD, MS

Lance D. Dillon, D.M.D., M.S. was born in Luling, Louisiana and raised in Vicksburg, MS. With a B.S. in Biological Engineering from Mississippi State, he was recruited to the University of Mississippi Medical Center Division of Biomaterials. At UMMC, he teamed up with other engineers, scientist and doctors to develop new orthopedic and dental implant materials. While finishing his master’s degree in Biological Engineering, and concentrating on dental research, he chose to pursue a degree in Dental Medicine at UMMC.

Dr. Dillon, a speaker and clinician representing UMC and Madison Family Dentistry, lectures on topics such as: Dental Materials and Cosmetic Dentistry and is credited as a contributor to numerous dental articles, orthopedic/dental journals, and book chapters. He also uses his engineering background as a consultant to several dental manufacturers.


  • 2016 completed course work in SPEAR Education for Facially Generated Treatment Planning
  • 1996-2000 Doctor of Dental Medicine, UMMC School of Dentistry, Jackson, MS
  • 1990-1994 M.S. in Biological Engineering, MSU/UMMC
  • 1986-1989 B.S. in Biological Engineering, MSU
  • Former Assistant Professor, UMC School of Dentistry, fixed prosthodontics
  • Adjunct Faculty, Hinds Community College Dental Assisting Program Fellow
  • Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy

Professional Memberships

  • SPEAR Education Faculty Club
  • Mississippi Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Founder and President
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Mississippi Dental Society, Member
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Among some of his honors and community involvement include: But God Ministries in Jonestown MS – Volunteer Dentist, Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 40 under 40, Madison the City Chamber of Commerce Board Of Directors, Teaching Award, Hembree Honor Society at UMC Dental School and a Member of Broadmoor Baptist Church in Madison, MS.

His interests are hunting, fishing, motorcycling and most of all spending time with his wife, Teresa, son Austin and daughter Aubree.

Lance Dillon & His Family
Dr. Lance Dillon & His Family

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  • P. Jones – Mobile Alabama
    Take it from me…I have been scared of the dentist since I was a child. Now I am 67, and over the past ten years, Dr. Dillon and Melissa and Sarah and Millie have respected my fear, held my hand, calmed my nerves and made me laugh, all while they took care of my teeth. … Continue reading P. Jones – Mobile Alabama

Best of Jackson 2012 - Jackson free Press

Clarion Ledger Best of 2015

Open Care Best of 2015

NextDoor Neighborhood Favorite 2017

Voted Best Dentist By Parents & Kids Magazine

Member of the Madison Mississippi Chamber of Commerce

Nextdoor 2018 Neighborhood Favorite