Dr. Richard Shamo, MD

Dr. Richard Shamo, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Dr. Richard Shamo, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Taylorsville, UT. He graduated from U Conn and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and sedation dentistry.

6287 S Redwood Rd

Taylorsville, UT 84123

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • First Choice Health
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Sedation Dentistry

9  Conditions Treated

  • Dental Bone Loss
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Laceration
  • Facial Trauma
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)

15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • U Conn
    Medical School | Graduated
  • U Conn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA School Of Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shamo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shamo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shamo to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Shamo's 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)

I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Shamo when he was in Rock Springs Wy. He did some wonderful work on me and fixed a problem i had from another Oral surgeon. Excellent Surgeon , excellent communication skills . I would not hesitate to go back to him and i highly recommend him .
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Went in for removal of 4 wisdom teeth, all but one partially bony impacted. Everything went very well. Hardly any swelling, minimal pain, and even managed to make the iv insertion not frightening. Can't recommend him enough.
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