James Scheller, DDS

Hickory NC Dentist | Practice Owner

Dr. James Scheller is a Hickory, North Carolina native with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill. Dr. Scheller has years of experience in his private dental practice treating both children and adults of all ages. He has received many compliments from our Patients about his great sense of humor and fun personality.

As a dentist at Hudson Family Dentistry, Dr. Scheller specializes in general and cosmetic dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association and is very proactive with continuing education. He appreciates the key role new technology and advancements play in providing optimal diagnosis and treatment of every patient’s dental needs. Dr. Scheller is focused on offering the highest quality dental care in a relaxed, comfortable environment that’s fully equipped.

Outside of the Hudson Family Dentistry office, Dr. Scheller is a huge UNC Tar Heel fan who enjoys golf, running and spending time with his wife, Ashley, and their three children. He is an active member at his church and is passionate about giving back to the community with a focus on youth.

Dr. Benjamin Crawford

Dr. Benjamin Crawford graduated from Albion College with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science before attending the LECOM School of Dentistry to obtain his DMD. Dr. Crawford grew up in a small town in Michigan and looks forward to giving back to a community that has the same type of feel to it. Dr. Crawford looks forward to serving the community with the utmost care through his patient centered approach. He is passionate about giving his patients the smile they desire.

When Dr. Crawford is not working, he enjoys spending time with his fiancée and 3 dogs. His hobbies include hiking, traveling, and going out to eat. Dr. Crawford looks forward to meeting you and providing you and your family the best dental care in the area.

Clay Powelson, DMD

Prior to completing his DMD at Nova Southeastern University in Florida, Dr. Powelson received his bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. He grew up on a cattle ranch there and enjoyed working cows and the land with his family. To help pay for his schooling, Dr. Powelson worked for a construction company during the summers for several years and it is here that he learned to have an eye for detail and precision. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Powelson enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, boating and water sports, and dirt-biking. He loves helping others and is an active member of his church.

Dr. Powelson is excited to live here in Hudson and looks forward to meeting you and helping with your dental needs.