Richard graduated with Honours from the University of Glasgow in 2011. He completed his foundation year in Surrey where he was awarded first prize for his end of year case presentation. While completing his foundation year he was also awarded a postgraduate certificate in Primary Care Dentistry, with merit, from the University of Kent. Richard is an active member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry where he is a member of several committees including the Young Dentist and Education committees.
Amongst many other post graduate courses, he has completed a one-year course in Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry at Advanced Dental Seminars in London. Richard is a key opinion leader for DMG and lectures on ICON treatment for the removal of white spots on teeth. Richard has a keen interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry especially composite bonding and the Inman Aligner.In his spare time, Richard is also a keen skier and scuba diver.