Richard J. Greenspan, D.D.S.
Adjunct Teacher at LECOM School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Greenspan graduated from New York University College of Dentistry. After serving as a dentist in Korea and South Carolina with the US Army, he practiced in Connecticut for 19 years before moving to Sarasota in 1991.
In 1993 Dr. Greenspan began practicing at his present location. He has been actively engaged in continuing education and completed the Continuum at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Advanced Dental Education.
Dr. Greenspan has been very active in organized Dentistry serving as the president of the Greater Danbury Dental Society and as a Delegate of his local dental associations to the governing bodies of the state dental associations of both Connecticut and Florida. He has also served on many committees and task forces concerning improving dental care for patients. He is currently on the faculty of the LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton where he spends one day a week teaching.
Dr. Greenspan is a member of the Sarasota County Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, The Florida Dental Association and the American Dental Association. He has also been honored by selection to the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists.
Outside of dentistry Dr. Greenspan has served in local government and at one time was the Chairman of the Economic Development Commission for the Town of Brookfield, CT. Dr. Greenspan has also been involved with leadership with his synagogue, Temple Sinai, and served its Board as Parliamentarian and then as the President for 2 years.
Dr. Greenspan is a licensed pilot with a commercial license and an instrument rating and is also a licensed Coast Guard Captain. He enjoys boating, music, reading and exercise. He also enjoys making and selling gold jewelry.
His wife, Betty, is a pilot also and his best mate. Their four children are grown and scattered around the country (one of whom is a dentist).
We have a staff of caring professionals that have been with us for more than 10 years.
From your first contact with our office, our front desk staff will assist you in making your appointments and discussing your financial options. They are experienced in addressing insurance issues and can help maximize your benefits.
Our highly skilled, licensed dental hygienists will not only gently clean your teeth but they will also educate you in ways to keep your teeth healthy for a lifetime.
Our dental assistants are highly educated. Their proficiency means less time in the dental chair for our patients.
Our staff regularly attends continuing education seminars to ensure the most up to date techniques and materials are utilized in patient care.