Chris C. Richards, D.D.S.
Dr. Richards is a graduate of Baylor University, where he completed his undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree. While at Baylor, Dr. Richards earned the Baylor University Provost Scholarship. He was also a member of the Golden Key Honor Society and the School of Education Honor Society, all while regularly maintaining his position on the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll. He went on to attend the University Of Oklahoma College Of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He also received an academic scholarship and maintained his position on the Dean’s Honor Roll.
Dr. Richards is a current member of the Dallas County Dental Society, the Texas Dental Association and the American Dental Association. In December of 2013, Dr. Richards received his fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and in July of 2017, Dr. Richards received his fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a 2016 graduate of the Masters Program of the Center of Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry (CARD) in Dallas. He is active in the Dallas Study Club and the Seattle Study Club. A committed perpetual student, he participates in these learning opportunities monthly in order to better serve his patients. Dr. Richards is also a certified provider for Invisalign. He is always on the cutting edge of dentistry and is highly qualified in the newest methods for restorative and aesthetic care.
Dr. Richards was born in Tyler, Texas and shortly afterwards he moved with his family to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dr. Richards’ family has always been a huge support system for him and he says that they helped to instill a superb work ethic in him at a very young age. Growing up, Dr. Richards was always interested in the health professions and he felt called to pursue a career in dentistry during high school when he was involved in an accident on the baseball field that resulted in the need for urgent dental care. It was then that he realized the importance of dentistry and the need for caring, hardworking individuals who strive to treat each patient with the care, dignity, and respect that they deserve.
Dr. Richards married his college sweetheart in June of 2008 and they moved to Dallas in 2011 when Dr. Richards joined this practice. They have a son, Chase, born in March of 2013 and a daughter, Reese, born in July 2016. In his free time, Dr. Richards loves to golf, hunt and spend time with his family. Dr. Richards and his family are members of Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas.