Richard Jones

Orthodontist


Personal Biography

Dr. Jones has been practicing since 1995. In his spare time, he he enjoys football, soccer, college basketball, running, reading, and spending time with Maria, their children and an American Mastiff named Sadie.

DDS

Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN

MS

University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, MN

Residency

Orthodontics, University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, MN

BA

DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

Quotes

“I strive to get to know my patients better at every appointment, so having orthodontic treatment with me is typically both fun and educational. Patients learn a lot about their treatment at each appointment and will always feel informed about what the next steps are in creating their new, beautiful smile so when their braces come off, their smile represents an experience that will always be remembered.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Jones’ favorite song is the Rocky theme song, favorite colors are blue and orange and favorite sports teams are the Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs. For traveling, he likes anywhere with a beach and an ocean.

Professional Association

American Association of Orthodontists, Pacific Coast Orthodontics Society, American Dental Association, Damon Study Group, Indiana Dental Association, Great Lakes Association of Orthodontics

Volunteer Experience

McDowell Mountain Community Church, participation in various 3-5K races for non-profit fundraising, Post-Holiday Food Drive for Vista Del Camino hosted by Arctic Smiles Orthodontics 2011, Annual Halloween Candy Buy Back hosted by Arctic Smiles Orthodontics, collected and donated over 700lbs of candy for US troops overseas 2012

Awards

1992 First place in ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Program at IU School of Dentistry; 1992 Finalist in the ADA/Dentsply International Student Clinician Research, 133 Annual Session, Orlando, FL; 1992 IU School of Dentistry Dean’s List, Nominated for National Dean’s List; 1992 Member of the Alumni Association of Student Dental Clinicians ADA; 1989 Winner of the Lawrence C. Goodhue Award, DePauw Univ. Football Captain