Dr. Richard Richter, DMD

Dr. Richard Richter, DMD

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Dr. Richard Richter, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in East Patchogue, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1988 and practices dentistry, oral surgery, and more.Read his story

Patchogue & Hampton Family Dental PC

680 S Country Rd

East Patchogue, NY 11772
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Richter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Richter "Richard C. Richter, DMD, FAGD Dr. Richter graduated with honors from LIU CW POST in 1984 where he received a Bachelors of Science in Biology and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (D.M.D.) from Fairleigh Dickinson College of Dental Medicine in 1988. He has been in private practice since 1989. Dr. Richter currently has two private practices in both East Patchogue and East Quogue. The practices go under the names, "Patchogue Family Dental, PC" and "Hampton Family Dental, PC". Dr Richter was awarded a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. Less than 5% of dentists in the United States have received this honor. Dr. Richter is a tenured international instructor and lecturer for Progressive Orthodontic Seminars, and Progressive Dentistry Seminars. He has lectured in Paris, Vienna, Nice, Lyon, Barcelona, Bilbao and numerous locations across the United States Dr Richter has given continuing education lectures on TMJ, Sleep Apnea, orthodontics, laser dental surgery, laser restorative dentistry, and Dental Technology."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richter "Our philosophy is simple: provide each patient the same quality treatment we would our own family. This equates to a gentle, compassionate approach to your treatment in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We pride ourselves on providing you the best in dental care. We attend continuing education in the latest treatments in dental care and oral medicine. We believe the most important ingredient in a successful relationship is communication. We encourage our patients to ask any question or discuss any matter of concern they may have which could have an impact on their treatment. Our team makes every effort to make all our patients happy."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Canine Teeth, Absence Upper Permanent
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Teeth Noneruption With Maxillary Hypoplasia and Genu Valgum
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache



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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Long Island University Cw Post
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Academy Of General Dentistry
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tenured Instructor For Progressive Orthodontic Seminars
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Richter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richter to family and friends
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Dr. Richter's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Medford, NY
Best dentist on the east end, highly recommend him!
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in East Patchogue
My family and I have been going to Dr. Richter for many years. I have to say when you are looking for a dentist you seek a dentist whom you can trust. In all my years I have never met a more compassionate Doctor/Dentist. Several years ago I became sick. I had a syndrome and Doctor Richter was the...more
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in Middle Island, NY
Absolutely the best. Patient, kind. caring. My daughter had a huge fear of the dentist. Dr. Richter worked with her and calmed her fears. Took his time and made her feel very comfortable.
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in Brookhaven, NY
Great experience ! Excellent Doctor and excellent staff . Gentle , caring . All about giving a pain free experience . Feel like you are with friends who actually care.
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in Dix Hills, N.Y.
I have been treated by Dr. Richter on multiple occasions over several years. He has performed various procedures on me, and I have always been amazed at how painlessly and skillfully he has done his work. He has at all times been gentle and caring, and he has even followed up personally with a...more
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