Our Team

Meet Dr. Ryan Sigmon

Dr. Ryan Sigmon and the team at Compass Dental are pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to their neighbors in Hickory and the surrounding communities.

Dr. Sigmon earned his dental degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, after earning his bachelor’s degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University right here in Hickory. Prior to entering private practice, he served a general practice residency at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia, South Carolina. He is a member of the following organizations:


Dr. Sigmon has taken numerous postgraduate education courses on IV sedation and implant placement. He also has recent training in hard and soft tissue grafting for the best preparation for dental implants. His commitment to lifelong education means he is constantly evaluating emerging dental methods and technologies in order to provide his patients with the best results in the least invasive manner with a high emphasis on comfort. This commitment ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow.

Dr. Sigmon is an active participant in the community, volunteering at Cooperative Christian Ministries and as a musician at his church, Hickory Harvest. He and his wife Rebekah have three beautiful children, and in his spare time, he enjoys playing keyboard and guitar, engaging in outdoor activities, and spending time with his family.

Meet Our Care Team

The dental team at Compass Dental is truly exceptional in every aspect. What sets them apart is their unwavering commitment to providing top-notch oral healthcare that goes beyond mere clinical expertise. The hygienists and dental assistants on the team are not only highly trained professionals but also compassionate individuals who prioritize patient comfort and well-being. With years of experience and ongoing education, they stay at the forefront of dental techniques and technology, ensuring the best possible care for each patient. Moreover, the office staff is the backbone of the practice, creating a warm and welcoming environment from the moment patients walk through the door. Their efficiency, professionalism, and genuine concern for patients’ needs make every visit a positive and stress-free experience. Together, the Compass Dental team embodies a perfect blend of skill, compassion, and dedication, making them a trusted partner in maintaining healthy smiles for their patients.

Our Practice

There’s no reason to be afraid to go to the dentist. Dr. Ryan Sigmon and his staff at Compass Dental in Hickory, NC, are trained professionals in a variety of dental procedures such as sedation dentistry, dental implants and teeth whitening procedures. Feel free to ask us any questions you may have. 

Quality Dental Care is an Important Part of Your Total Health
We’re thrilled that you found us. Dr. Ryan Sigmon and his staff are dedicated to providing the finest dental care possible. Whether it’s preventative or restorative, Compass Dental can help show you the way to a beautiful, healthy smile. Dr. Sigmon understands that one size does not fit all and will create a customizes plan to fit your needs.

Dentistry is Our Focus and Our Passion
Dr. Sigmon and his staff know that you have many choices when it comes to choosing a local dentist. Not only is he committed to offering the highest level of treatment and advanced dental technologies, but his staff is passionate about providing the best comfort and patient care of any dental office.

We offer early morning appointments to suit your busy schedule. Our convenient location and availability for emergency appointments means you can trust your family dentistry needs to Compass Dental.

If you’re in the area, why not stop in and introduce yourself? We’d love to get to know you and your family.

Schedule a complimentary consultation by calling (828) 322-6226, and let us prove to you that we are your first choice for a family dentist in Hickory, NC!