Dr. Richard B Dunn DDS is a top Dentist in Elmira, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Richard B Dunn DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Richard B Dunn DDS is a prime example... more
Dr. Dunn received his B.A. in 1976 from Franklin & Marshall College in Biology, M.S. in 1977 from Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Head and Neck Cancer and his dental degree (DDS) from New York University College of Dentistry in 1980. He then served as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Public Health Service from 1980-1982. He has been in private practice from 1982 to the present and has practiced in Elmira, NY since 1988.
Dr. Richard B. Dunn was awarded Fellowship in the American College of Dentists on October 18, 2002 during their Annual Meeting and Convocation in New Orleans.
Dr. Dunn is the past President of the Sixth District Dental Society of the State of New York and the Chemung County Dental Society and was the Director of The Southern Tier Implant Study Club. He is a member of the American and New York State Dental Associations, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Academy of Digital and Computerized Dentistry, “Who’s Who”, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy- an International Honor Dental Organization. Dr. Dunn presently serves as Chairman of the Sixth District Dental Society’s Malpractice Claims Committee.
The American College of Dentists was founded in 1920 to recognize dentists who have made significant contributions to the advancement of dentistry. The mission of the American College of dentists is to promote excellence, ethics, and professionalism in dentistry. The fellowship in the college is by invitation based on demonstrated leadership and contributions to the dental profession and society. Approximately 3.5% of dentists are Fellows of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Dunn is a Diplomate of the ABDSM and is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep medicine (AADSM) and the American Thoracic Society(ATS)
He has recently completed a year long Fellowship in Medical Competency for the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders and Sleep Dentistry and has lectured locally and nationally on Dental Sleep Medicine. He has also co-authored an article on Sleep Medicine that was recently published in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.
Dr. Dunn feels it is important for patients to know that Chemung Family Dental is a team of compassionate dental professionals committed to providing exceptional care and service and a phenomenal "wow" experience for our patients in a unique and relaxing setting that empowers them to share their past experiences with us. We do this by listening to them instead of lecturing to them. This process will build trust and enable us to develop a care plan that is specific to their dental goals and that allows them to achieve a lifetime of quality dentistry and a healthy smile.
Through this unique process our patients will be able to place value in their care as well as the services we provide for them. We do this because we are passionate about helping people.
Hear what our patients have to say about us:
"They fit me in so quickly when I broke a tooth. Every single person there is polite, welcoming and friendly. Dr. Dunn is the absolute best. It is a wonderful office. " -Lisa B.
"Dr. Dunn and his team are wonderful. I was having severe tooth pain and they got me in very quickly. Everyone there is nice and they go out of their way to make the experience as enjoyable as possible." -Chelsea M.