Richard Poole, DMD
Dr. Richard Poole has been providing dental care for over 30 years. His dedication to his practice, along with being a pioneer in the field of cosmetic dentistry, is shown in the many smiles he has helped to create. Dr. Poole is focused on providing outstanding care and continuously seeks to refine his specialty through continuing his education.
He is dedicated to serving his field through memberships including:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Academy of Laser Dentistry
- American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
- The Sleep Medicine Network
- Pierre Fauchard Honorary Society
- Mississippi Dental Association
- Fourth District Dental Society, Past President
- Jackson Dental Study Club, Past President
- Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Poole has taken a hands-on approach throughout his entire career. He has served as a clinical instructor at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry lecturing to his peers and students. In addition, Dr. Poole has served multiple terms on the Admissions Committee for the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry.
He has also traveled throughout the U. S. for public speaking events about cosmetic dentistry and practice administration. Dr. Poole has also published works in leading dental journals on both tooth fractures and cosmetic dentistry. His travels have also lead him to donating his skills to under privileged individuals abroad with Christian health ministries. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Salt & Light Ministries, a non-profit Christian-based organization that brings medical, dental, housing and missionary services to Honduras.
When he is not donating his time as a dentist he spends his time mentoring young boys and enjoying the outdoors by being an active scout leader with the Boy Scouts of America. Dr. Poole enjoys restoring and driving antique automobiles, and belongs to a number of clubs that share is enthusiasm.
- Antique Vehicle Club of Mississippi
- Magnolia State Model T Ford Club
- English Motoring Club of Mississippi
- Model T Ford Club of America