About the Doctor

Dr. Michael Richards

Dr. Michael RichardsDr. Richards is part of a local tradition of orthodontic excellence. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, he is a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia, where he received his degrees in both dentistry and orthodontics. He has been in practice for over 20 years and is also a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Utah Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Salt Lake District Dental Society, the Rocky Mountain Society of Orthodontists; and has also served as the President for the Utah Association of Orthodontists.

He has visited several classrooms to teach dental and orthodontic health, and he is actively involved in his church. Dr. Richards and his wife Becky are the proud parents of six awesome children. In his spare time he enjoys running in marathons, cycling, tennis, skiing, boating, waterskiing and wake-boarding.

Dr. Richards is constantly pursuing advanced education for himself and his staff. He offers the latest orthodontic techniques and approaches, including both the revolutionary Invisalign system and Damon braces. He strives to provide you with advanced, state-of-the-art, comfortable and personalized care.

Combining today’s orthodontic science and his artistic creativity, Dr. Richards is able to offer solutions to even the most challenging dental conditions. He and his staff believe that your orthodontic treatment can be a fun and rewarding experience.