Dr. Richard Hunt is a native of Rocky Mount, NC and represents the third generation of dentists in the Hunt family. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1989. Dr. Richard has served his profession as president of the NC Dental Society and the Dental Foundation of N.C. He is also a former chair of the Dental Assisting National Board. Dr. Hunt realizes the importance of life long learning and attends over 100 hours of continuing education every year in order to remain knowledgeable about current topics and techniques in his profession. In turn, he also enjoys teaching other dentists about the joy, happiness and satisfaction that can be achieved through patient care based on a trusting relationship and clinical excellence. Dr. Hunt has served as a member of the Visiting Faculty of the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education in Key Biscayne, FL. since 2002. He returns regularly to teach dentists from around the world about the clinical and behavioral skills necessary to lead a progressive, health centered dental practice.
The services at our office are based on the philosophy that a comprehensive, personalized approach to dental care will create long-lasting comfort, function and a naturally beautiful smile. We are dedicated to spending time with our patients with an emphasis on listening and caring as we support them in achieving the highest level of dental health possible.
The foundation for an appropriate plan for health begins with a conversation regarding your dental history and your hopes for the future. The next step is a thorough evaluation that will focus on health as well as any potential areas of disease. We spend time identifying signs of instability before they become symptoms and are committed to involving you in the process.