Meet Dr. Hughes

Meet Dr. Hughes

Dr. Richard Hughes has dedicated the past 30 years of his life to relieving patients of pain and increasing their quality of life through state-of-the-art dental care. His compassionate nature fuels his love for helping all people who seek his care.

Education and Continuing Education

As dental technology is constantly changing, Dr. Hughes is committed to keeping up with the latest treatments to provide our patients with the best dental experience possible. To do this, he’s made sure to have the education and training for which patients can feel confident. Since earning his undergraduate degree from the University of Utah and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Louisville, Dr. Hughes has continued his education through some the most highly regarded institutions in the country.

Professional Affiliations

Outside the Office

A native of Salt Lake, Dr. Hughes currently resides in Sandy where he enjoys seeing his patients out and about in the community. He and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 35 years and have been blessed with three children and five grandchildren. Dr. Hughes enjoys the outdoors and can often be found on his bicycle, logging more than 16,000 miles in the past four years alone! Along with his wife, Dr. Hughes also volunteers at the Utah State Prison helping inmates discover their family genealogy through the family history center, the Oquirrah Unit.

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