About our Dentist, Dr. Richard Siegel

dr-richard-siegelVoted one of America’s Top Dentists by the Consumers Research Council of America since 2005.

Dr. Siegel had been practicing in Columbus Ohio for over thirty years. In December of 2015, he retook the Dental Board Exam in order to obtain his Florida licensure. He and his wife Danielle then opened their dream practice in Marco Island, Florida.

1981 – Graduated from college of Wooster with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

1985 – Graduated from Ohio State University College of Dentistry with D.D.S. Degree.

Member of: Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and a Fellow member of the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

Former American Academy of Facial Esthetics faculty since 2012.

Extensive Continuing Education in: Full Mouth Reconstruction, TMJ and Facial Pain, Laser Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Botox and Dermal Fillers and Cosmetic Veneers.

Get to Know Dr. Richard Siegel

Dr. Rick Siegel graduated from the College of Wooster in 1981 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. While there, he wrote an independent study thesis on Biofeedback. Since then, he has become a Certified Heartmath Practitioner as well as a Certified Heartmath Trainer, focusing on resilience-building and stress reduction. Dr.Siegel earned these certificates from the Heartmath Institute and has written articles on Stress Reduction for Dentists as well as Techniques for Handling Patients’ Needle Anxiety. Dr. Siegel is currently utilizing Heartmath techniques with athletes to build resilience and decision-making during competition, as well as faster reaction times, with high school and college wrestlers. He has been selected to be a keynote speaker for the 2017 national meeting in September in Salt Lake City for the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, where he’ll be speaking on the groundbreaking topic of psychophysiology. This relatively new field explores how the body’s physiology is affected by emotions and helps professionals assist their patients in building excellent health and understanding their bodies.

marco-island-dentistIn 1985, Dr. Siegel graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (former faculty since 2012), Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, as well as a Fellow Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has extensive continuing education in Full Mouth Reconstruction, Laser Dentistry, Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Botox and Dermal Fillers, and spends a significant amount of his time treating patients with TMD and Orofacial pain. Dr. Siegel trains the dentists of America on how to properly perform Botox treatments. He is pictured here at the 2014 Annual Session of the American Dental Association in San Antonio, TX.

Dr. Siegel practiced in Columbus, OH for 31 years – and is delighted to have now opened his dream practice right here on Marco Island. In his spare time, Dr. Siegel enjoys spending time in the outdoors and fishing.

Dr. Siegel’s parents immigrated to Ohio from Germany in 1956, and he was born two years later in the United States. Because of his heritage, his first language is German and he still speaks German fluently. If you’re interested in finding a German-speaking dentist in Marco Island, we are a perfect fit for your needs! Get in touch to schedule an appointment.

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