Welcome to Our Practice!

Located in the Manhattan Medical Center, Dental Associates of Manhattan has been a part of the community since 1973. Our goal is to provide preventive and comprehensive dental care to the whole person. With a focus on how your teeth and gums relate to your overall health, our clinicians help you make educated decisions regarding your treatment and oral health.

At Dental Associates of Manhattan, we value our patient relationships, making it our priority to deliver gentle and compassionate care. We work hard to make you feel at ease by providing exceptional patient care in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. We strive to develop lifelong relationships with our patients by combining the latest dental technology with a dedicated, professional and compassionate staff. The result is a beautiful, healthy smile that achieves your goals for comfort, function and appearance.

Let us care for your entire family. We look forward to meeting you!

MEET OUR STAFF

Learn Who We Are

  • Rick Fulton
    DDS

    Dr. Rick Fulton is a native Kansan raised first in Larned and then Ottawa. He is a 1977 Kansas State University graduate earning a degree in Pre-Dentistry. He continued on to UMKC School of Dentistry graduating in 1982, starting his practice with Dental Associates of Manhattan that same year. Dr. Fulton and his wife, Bev, have two children, two grandsons and a new granddaughter. He enjoys spending time with family, traveling, playing golf, attending K-State games and a bit of running. Dr. Fulton was honored to be voted the Manhattan Mercury Reader’s Choice #1 Dentist in both 2011 and 2013.

    Currently Accepting New Patients!

  • Angela Martin
    DDS

    Dr. Angela Martin joined Dental Associates of Manhattan in 1992. She was raised on the family farm near Clay Center, KS. She graduated from the University of Missouri - Kansas City with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1988, and from UMKC School of Dentistry in 1992. She enjoys spending time with her many nieces and nephews, as well as the cutest little dog in the world.  She also enjoys reading and gardening.

    Currently Accepting New Patients!

TESTIMONIALS

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Have been going there for 3 years and have had fantastic service. All staff are very friendly and care about their clients."
    John K.
  • "Doctors were very friendly and performed procedures very well. Accepts most insurance and reasonable rates."
    Cory M.
  • "My experience has been nothing but pleasant the entire staff has made me feel as if I were the only patient I have had many years of great care."
    Caroline F.
  • "Dr. Martin and her staff are great. Have seen her since 2001 and highly recommend them."
    Judy G.
  • "I had a really nice experience here as a new patient. Jean was wonderful, the two hygienists Dani and Andrea were kind and efficient, and Dr. Fulton was knowledgeable, helpful, and patient with me. The cleaning felt fantastic and everything was so easy. The receptionists were incredibly nice and helpful as well. Thank you!"
    Ethan M.G.

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Our Location

1133 College Avenue, Suite D202, Manhattan, KS 66502

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

7:30 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed