Principal at Surrey Hills Dental Centre
Richard graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 2002. He has worked at a number of exclusive high-profile Practices, as well as community service in the public sector.
Richard has a special interest in facial aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry, with an emphasis on its relationship to health and function. However, he particularly enjoys caring for families, because he holds relationships with family and friends dear to his heart
His passion for only wanting the very best for his patients is exemplified in being mentored by the best dentists internationally. In fact, he takes pride in usually being the youngest at the latest professional development courses.
Richard has a number of interests outside dentistry, including sports, fine cuisine, fashion music and home theatre. If not relaxing to some music or watching an action movie at home, he might be watching Formula 1, the World Rally Championship, European Champions League (top European club soccer), The World Cup or Le Tour de France.
Richard has a Certificate (Fellowship) from a USA-based orthodontic professional development association and has been a member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). He was a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA).
196 Union Road
SURREY HILLS VIC 3127
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