Richard E. Aguila, DDS
Board Certified Periodontist
Education: Periodontics & Implant Surgery Residency, Medical University of South Carolina
General Practice Residency, Naval Medical Center San Diego
Doctor of Dental Surgery, West Virginia University School of Dentistry
B.A., Chemistry (Summa Cum Laude), West Virginia University
Board Certification: Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Certified in Consicous Sedation, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Affiliations: ADA, AAP, AO, ADSA, FDA, FAP, FDSA, NEDDA, JDS
Areas of Expertise: Implant Dentistry & Periodontics
Dr. Richard Aguila quickly established himself as one of Jacksonville’s premier periodontal and dental implant surgery specialists upon his arrival five years ago. Highly respected by his peers, he has a unique perspective compared to most surgeons in that he practiced general dentistry for six years before completing a three-year residency in periodontics and dental implant surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Aguila is also a proud military Veteran with a highly distinguished and well decorated tour as a U.S. Navy Dental Officer.
Dr. Aguila is a board certified Periodontist and highly trained specialist who practices the full scope of periodontics and implant dentistry including:
• Minimally Invasive Laser Assisted Periodontal Surgery (via the patented LANAPTM protocol)
• In-Office Cone Beam CT Guided Dental Implant Surgery (to replace missing teeth)
• Cosmetic Periodontal Plastic Surgery for Smile Enhancement (gum grafts and lifts)
• Advanced Bone and Sinus Grafting (using the latest in bone and growth factor technology)
• Autologous PRGF™ (Plasma Rich in Growth Factor) for enhanced and accelerated healing after oral surgery.
• Facial Rejuvenation (via BOTOX, dermal fillers)
• Oral and Intravenous Conscious Sedation
Dr. Aguila’s beautiful new state-of-the-art office opened in 2010 and has all the comforts of home as well as the latest technological advances in dentistry. He has assembled a very caring and highly-trained staff fully committed to his “patient centered” care philosophy. “Our promise to our patients is to be thorough in our diagnosis, honest in our treatment planning and fully committed to excellence in the care and service that we provide. Through the fulfillment of this promise and by educating our patients, our ultimate goal is to help our patients achieve and maintain optimum oral health for a lifetime,” states Dr. Aguila.
Dr. Aguila is an active member of numerous professional organizations and currently serves as President of the Jacksonville Dental Society. He is actively involved in community service and has chaired the annual “Give Kids a Smile Campaign” in Jacksonville for the last two years. He is a co-founder and director of Advanced Dental Seminars of Jacksonville, a local continuing education study club for some of the finest dentists and dental specialists in the greater Jacksonville area.
11512 Lake Mead Ave, Ste. 532 • Jacksonville, FL 32256 • (904) 683-4781 • www.RichardAguilaDDS.com