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Meet Dr. Richardson

meet dr richardson

“I find my greatest personal and professional happiness when I’m able to help a patient improve their life and take control of the health of their smile. Each patient has their own goals, concerns, and clinical challenges. It’s my job to fully understand what is happening and find the perfect treatment approach for that person.

“I think right now is the best time to be practicing dentistry. We’re experiencing vast technological advancements, along with changes in techniques. This means we’re able to provide truly painless care and incredible results that stand the test of time.

“Pleasant Street Dental is equipped with the latest dental technology equipment and amenities in order to provide our patients with the most contemporary, high-quality dental care available. We will always focus on you and your specific needs. Any of my team of professional associates will help to educate and assist to ensure we offer services that are right for you, at the right time.”

— Dr. Sarah E. Richardson

Pleasant Street Dental

Pleasant Street Dental is a group of conscientious, caring, and experienced professionals. Each is committed to putting the patients’ needs first. Their genuine compassion, friendliness, and empathy ensure the best experience. The team and Dr. Richardson believe in working closely with patients to develop the right care plan, and to keeping the patient engaged, informed, and excited.

Education and Continuing Education

  • Undergraduate studies – Tufts University
  • Doctorate of Dental Medicine – Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Richardson is a highly experienced dentist who started practicing in 1996 after completing three years of residency in the U.S. Army as a comprehensive general dentist. She provided dental care at Fort Campbell, KY; at an Army base in Seoul, South Korea; and at West Point Military Academy in West Point, NY. After completing her service commitment, Dr. Richardson returned home to join her father’s dental practice. When he retired, she decided to move the practice to Belmont where she resided.

Each year, Dr. Richardson completes many hours of continuing education. She attends and participates in the annual Yankee Dental Conference, as well as various webinars and courses. Dr. Richardson is also a voracious reader of dental and oral healthcare journals, to stay up to date on research and emerging technologies.

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Middlesex District Dental Society

Beyond the Practice

Born and raised in Winchester, Dr. Richardson resides in Belmont and appreciates living and practicing in the same community. She cares a great deal about the community, its people, and its needs. It is, in fact, one of the major reasons she decided to open her practice in Belmont. When she’s not caring for patients, she pursues culinary pleasures, whether she’s cooking a feast or exploring new restaurants. She also enjoys skiing and golfing, cheering for Boston sports teams, and spending time at East Dennis Cape Cod.

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