Dr. Richard Williams, DDS

Dr. Richard Williams, DDS

Orthodontics  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

My initial interest in orthodontics was sparked by my family dentist and orthodontist. My teeth were a mess and I was fascinated by the improvement in my smile as I went through treatment. It was and is exciting to me to see the impact a healthy smile has on one's self-esteem. I am honored by the trust each patient places in me, as they seek to improve their oral health and appearance. The most fun I get to have is the day we "uncover" the smile we have worked so hard, together, to create. I have been blessed to have practiced here in Desoto County for my entire career; I came to Southaven in 1983, when I began my orthodontic residence, and I fell in love with the community. In September 1985, I opened my own practice. During the last 30 years, I have forged so many rewarding relationships with my patients and their families. It gives me great joy to now be treating second-generation patients: children of the children I treated in the past.

Williams & Hamman Orthodontics

225 Losher St

Hernando, MS 38632
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

It is a true privilege to be given the trust of my patients, to do something very personal for them. I never take that trust for granted. Because I make my living doing something I love, it feels as though I never have to go to work.
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Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Malocclusion - Short Stature Syndrome
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Overbite
  • TMJ
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Underbite


  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Dental Brace
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisible Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Surgical Orthodontics

Background Check

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  • University Of Tennessee, Martin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of Tennessee
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Williams' Reviews

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Dr. Williams' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Hernando, MS |
Dr Williams and the entire staff are fabulous! Used them for over ten years, with both of my children. Have never had anything but outstanding service!
in Southaven, MS |
Superb staff, quick office visits and excellence in patient care. Dr. Williams and his team go above and beyond.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Williams accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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