Dr. Richard Epstein is a family-friendly dentist, experienced in treating simple and complex cases. A Westport, Connecticut native, he comes from a family of dentists.
He earned a BA in Ecology from Brown University, and a Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) from the University of CT School Of Dental Medicine. His Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) reflects a continuing commitment to professional learning and development, and he has accumulated multiple hours of continuing education with special interests in cosmetics, Invisalign orthodontics, snoring and sleep apnea, and implant dentistry.
He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Fairfield County Dental Club, the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics, and is on the staff of the Norwalk Hospital Dental Clinic.
Dr. Epstein believes that a full life should balance work and other interests. He is committed to community service and serves on the board of directors of arts organizations and service groups, including the Westport Arts Advisory Committee.
Besides his devotion to care for his patients and his award-winning landscape and gardens, he is a dedicated professional musician playing bassoon with the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and saxophone in the Westport Community Band. He founded a jazz club in Westport, and produces a 3-hour bi-weekly eclectic program on WPKN 89.5FM and www.wpkn.org
called “Sometimes Classical” that explores all types of music and sound.