A Renowned Implantologist  Offering Life-Changing Dental Care

Meet Dr. E. Richard Hughes

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Dr. E. Richard Hughes A Highly Trained Implantologist and Comprehensive Dentist 

Dr. E. Richard Hughes has been in practice for over three decades. During that time, his extensive training and dedication to patient-centered care in Sterling, VA, and the surrounding communities has earned him recognition as a highly esteemed dentist. Dr. Hughes maintains a commitment to personalized care for every patient. His goal at the end of each day is knowing that he delivered quality care to every patient at his office. 

In addition to his dedication to his patients, Dr. Hughes has a number of impressive credentials. He is not only one of only 500 dentists to receive the distinction of Diplomate within the American Board of Oral Implantology, but is also: 

  • Board Examiner, American Board of Oral Implantology  
  • Honored Fellow and Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry  
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Prosthodontics 

Dr. Hughes has appeared as a guest, lecturer, and consultant on implant dentistry for various national and international media outlets. He has also testified before of the Food and Drug Administration for the reclassification of Blade Implants.

Dr. Hughes
Dr. Hughes

A Dental Practice That Puts the Patient First 

Dr. Richard Hughes welcomes patients to his dental practice. He talks about how rewarding he finds the profession and why he became a dentist. Dr. Hughes' patients also discuss his standard of care and why they enjoy visiting him. 

Our Mission

Dr. Hughes is committed to respectful, personalized care. Along with his entire staff, he provides treatment in a comfortable, welcoming environment. He is a great listener, and will take the time to get to know you and your needs. Because of his experience and gentle approach, most patients experience minimal discomfort during treatment. However, Dr. Hughes understands that dental anxiety is a very real obstacle for some patients. For this reason, he offers effective oral sedation and nitrous oxide to help patients achieve total comfort during treatment. 

Our Newest Technology: the Fotona LightWalker Laser

Fotona LightWalker laser

Our newly acquired dental laser has versatile applications and can be used for periodontal, restorativecosmetic dentistry, and facial cosmetic treatments. With the LightWalker, we can offer:

  • Increased comfort 
  • Shorter recovery time 
  • Expedited treatment time 
  • No incisions 

During your appointment, our team can discuss the benefits of laser dentistry with you. 

See How Patients  Have Benefited from Our Care

A smile with most of teeth missing
Before Losing most of your teeth can undermine oral health.
A smile fully restored with dental implants
After Dental implants can repair your smile completely.

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46440 Benedict Dr
Ste 201
Sterling, VA 20164

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