Meet Dr. Richardson

Dr. Daniel T. Richardson grew up in Edmonton, Canada. He received his undergraduate degree from Oakwood College and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. He then obtained his medical degree at Harvard Medical School.

Prior to entering private practice, Dr. Richardson completed a rigorous oral and maxillofacial surgical internship and residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard-affiliated hospitals, including Children’s Hospital of Boston and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. With a special interest in dento-skeletal deformities, he then completed an additional fellowship year at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery in Chevy Chase, MD.

In 2009, Dr. Richardson opened Richardson Center Oral & Facial Surgery. He and his staff are dedicated to prioritizing excellence of care in a friendly and relaxed environment, where each patient is cared for as an individual.

Dr. Richardson’s priority is maintaining and restoring his patients’ dentition. He enjoys serving a diverse community and finding solutions to challenging cases. He equally enjoys the personal interactions with each and every patient, no matter the depth of the procedures or treatment plan.

As an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Richard is interested in full-arch dental implant cases to restore a patient’s appearance and occlusion. He also performs a full range of single dental implant and bone grafting procedures and has expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom tooth removal.

Dr. Richardson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a member of the Maryland Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Through these organizations, he has access to numerous opportunities to further enhance his education and skills. In addition to attending annual meetings, lectures, seminars, and hands-on training, he studies the latest peer-reviewed journals and other publications.

By staying at the forefront of the latest trends, emerging research, and discussions of best practices, Dr. Richardson ensures each patient receives evidence-based care for the ideal procedure and outcome.

Dr. Richardson resides in Howard County with his family: his wife, Dr. Shanta Richardson, a practicing pediatric dentist in Ellicott City, their three daughters, and the family dog.