Dr. Richard Patterson grew up in southeast Virginia and knew he wanted to be a dental professional by the age of 12. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry; after practicing general dentistry for over 13 years, Dr. Patterson discovered his passion for orthodontics. He completed his 3-year orthodontic residency at Seton Hill University Center for Orthodontics in 2016.
With an extensive background in general dentistry, Dr. Patterson’s treatment philosophy focuses on patient education and providing the highest quality of orthodontic care possible. He is proficient in all facets of orthodontics for both children and adults, including Invisalign.
When he is not straightening beautiful smiles, Dr. Patterson enjoys playing competitive soccer and water sports. He looks forward to meeting you!