James K. Richards, DDS
Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. Richards is a native of Larimer County and has practiced continually in Loveland since in 1978. Dr. Richards has a strong commitment to continuing dental education and has completed extensive coursework and clinical studies under several of the nations best clinicians in all phases of general dentistry.
Education & Expertise
Northwestern University | School of Dentistry
After graduating from (Larimer County High School), James wanted to study at one of the leading Schools of Dentistry. After graduating from the School of Dentistry at Northwestern University, he returned to his home town to provide his expertise and knowledge to Larimer County and his home town of Loveland.
In addition to General Dentistry, Dr. Richards is an expert in the restoration of dental implants and cosmetic dentistry. As a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and as a member of the Colorado Dental & American Dental Associations, Dr. Richards continues his education in the advancements of dental technology to serve you today, and into the future.
Family Care Professional
Dedicated to the Dental Health of All Ages
While some dentists steer away from the care of children, Dr. Richards and his staff welcome all ages to their practice. Dental health and education begins at early ages and his approach and care of children and their dental needs is well-received by parents.
Gentle Care, No Anesthesia and No Injections
With his calm gentle approach to dentistry and technologies like Air Abrasion, he explains every procedure to you until you understand. If you’re uncomfortable, he changes whatever he can to relieve your anxiety before approaching your dental procedure(s). Many of his patients are willing to travel even with more convenient options available, due to his pain free approach.
Office & Holiday Fun
Sometimes you just have to laugh a little
While the NeedDentist team takes their jobs and your healthy mouth seriously, sometimes you have to have a little fun around the office. Especially around Halloween, from dressing up like superheros to tooth like characters. Dr. Richards (left) surprised and left everyone in stitches when showing up to the office dressed like the Tooth Fairy.
Dr. Richards loves old Dodge trucks, his wife, kids and working in the garden during his free time. Discover more about the doctor by following his blogs (below) or liking him and/or following him on Facebook and Instagram.