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Welcome to The Family Dentist
2 Red Coat Road, Westport, CT 06880 | Tel: 203-222-1227 | Fax: 203-454-3210 | E-mail:


to a dentist’s office like no other

Dr. Richard Epstein is a family-friendly dentist, specializing in cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and general dentistry. He is a Westport, Connecticut native, and has been practicing since 1976. He comes from a family of dentists.

Dr. Epstein earned a BA in Ecology from Brown University, and his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of CT School Of Dental Medicine. His Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) is awarded for a continuing commitment to professional learning, and he regularly takes courses to keep up with the latest information and techniques. He is also member of the American Academy of Cosmetic dentistry, which focuses on the art and science of improving people’s smiles. He donates professional time to serve the needy at the dental clinic at Norwalk Hospital, where he is on staff.


Health, work, balance

Dr. Epstein believes that a full life should balance work and other interests. Besides his devotion to care for his patients and his perennial gardens, he is a dedicated musician playing with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and with small ensemble groups. He also founded and produces a Thursday night Jazz Club at a local restaurant.

He is committed to community service and serves on the board of directors of arts organizations and service groups.

On his day off, he hosts a three-hour music show on WPKN, FM. You can hear him alternate Wednesday afternoons from 1-4 PM at 89.5FM or on