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    About our dental practice

    Dr. Les Richmond

    Meet the Doctor

    Hello and welcome to our practice. I am a general dentist who enjoys dentistry and am excited about the technological advances in dentistry that have been made in the last few years. Some of those advances that will make your visit with us more comfortable are digital x-rays, CEREC one visit, in-office crowns and inlays, and electric hand pieces (they are quieter).

    My studies began at Brevard County Junior College in Cocoa, Florida, then on to Michigan State for a BS in Biochemistry and finally to University of Michigan Dental School, graduation in 1980. I am currently a member of the American Dental Association, The Virginia Dental Association, The Tidewater Dental Association and the Virginia Beach Dental Study Club. I volunteer regularly at the Chesapeake Care Clinic and the Red Cross Dental Clinic in Norfolk.

    I have for many years been interested in what it takes to achieve optimal health and longevity, especially such subjects as nutrition, supplements, exercise, and brain health. My hobbies are reading, walking, gardening and growing fruit trees. I am fortunate to work with a talented team of professionals who are as dedicated as I am to delivering the best dental care possible in an environment that is friendly, encouraging and supportive. I look forward to meeting you and serving your needs or wants.


    Our Mission Statement

    We desire to be an asset to our community, providing high quality dentistry and excellent customer service to our patients. To provide both, we pledge to continually update our knowledge and skills, to maintain our own good health and positive attitudes. We pledge to treat every patient with respect and understanding as we work together to restore and maintain their oral health.

    We will monitor and control the standards of cleanliness of our office, always maintaining or exceeding the standards of the dental industry. We will keep the equipment we use in good repair and the material we use will be good quality and current usage in dentistry.

    We are open to any questions you may have about the treatment we recommend or provide, or the fees for such treatment. We will answer all question in a straightforward manner, with clarity and honesty.

    When a procedure requires skills beyond our level of expertise and experience, we will refer you to the appropriate specialist.

    We will provide the best dentistry we can, limited only by the dental material available, and the oral conditions present.

    We pledge to be open and pleasant, courteous and friendly, helping our patients feel comfortable with us, and with the services we provide.