Richard Michael

Dental Clinician

BDS, MJDF (RCS Eng), BEng (Hons)

GDC Number: 229549

Peninsula 2012

Richard graduated from Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry in 2012 with a BDS and completed his Foundation Training in Cornwall. Since then, he has been working as an Associate Dentist in Devon and Cornwall and is a registered witness for the NEBDN Dental Nurse training programme.

Richard also holds a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Swansea in 1992 and spent the following 17 years as Pilot in the Royal Air Force, serving in both the UK and abroad, including Bosnia, Cyprus and The Falkland Islands. He was a senior Helicopter Captain, Instructor and Examiner in the Search and Rescue Force with many and varied roles, which included media training, major incident command, crash and incident investigation and survival training. He was also Officer Commanding the RAF Sea King Flight and Mission Simulator.

In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, motorcycling, shooting, surfing and yacht racing which has included skippering a racing yacht in The Fastnet Race in 2005, holds a Royal Yachting Association Ocean Yacht Master Instructor qualification and has previously served as a school Governor.

Richard is an elected member of the Devon Local Dental Committee and of the General Dental Council Fitness to Practice Panel. He is an approachable dentist, is interested in most aspects of the profession including simple orthodontics and facial cosmetics and is undertaking an MSc in Restorative Dentistry at Peninsula School of Dentistry. As well as providing NHS and private dental care in a number of different dental Practices, he also provides out of hours emergency dental treatment throughout the County of Devon.