Dr. Richard N. Smith, DMD
Richard N. Smith has been practicing dentistry in the Eugene-Springfield area for over 30 years. He is a San Francisco native and attended the University of Oregon for his undergrad degree. After serving in the U.S. Army from 1969-1980 with duty in Europe and Korea, he returned to the states to raise a family with his wife Mary and begin his own practice.
Dr. Smith attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, completing his degree in 1975, Cum Laude. He is a life member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Oregon Dental Association (ODA) and The Lane County Dental Society (LCDS). As one of only two accredited members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) in the Eugene area, he is also listed as one of the top ten dentists in the U.S. in Eugene Magazine 2016. Smith has also served as past President of the Lane County Dental Society and Twin Rivers Rotary. In addition he also served on the LTD Board of Directors by appointment of the Governor.
A visionary in the field of cosmetic dentistry, he is one of the first dentists to meet AACD’s rigorous standards by receiving his credential in 1991. His background also includes training in the U.S. Army’s medical department and certificates given by the Board of Dental Examiners of California.
Dr. Smith is respected for providing excellent general dentistry to members in the community and is known as the “trusted cosmetic dentist” for thousands of people who have achieved the smile they always dreamed of.
He takes pride in his team’s commitment to provide top tier services and experiences to his patients. He is passionate about patient education and making sure you are as comfortable as possible during your visit.