About Dr. Richard J Shannon DDS

Dr. Richard J Shannon, DDS is a Dentist primarily located in Sun City West, AZ, with another office in Mesa, AZ. His specialties include General Dentistry. He speaks English.

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Dr. Richard J Shannon has 2 locations

get directions ARIZONA MY SMILES I PLC
13603 W Camino Del Sol Ste C
Sun City West, AZ 85375
get directions An Elegant Smile Dentistry
1425 S Greenfield Rd Ste 110
Mesa, AZ 85206


Dr. Richard J Shannon has the following 1 specialty

  • Dr. Richard J Shannon Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna DMO
    • Aetna DPPO
  • Ameritas
    • Ameritas PPO
  • CompBenefits
    • CompBenefits PPO
  • Dental Network of America
    • Dental Network of America DPPO
  • DenteMax
    • DenteMax Dental
  • Emblem Health
    • Emblem Dental - Preferred Plus
  • Humana Dental
    • Humana Dental PPO
  • Principal Dental
    • Principal Dental PPO
  • United Healthcare Dental
    • United Healthcare Dental PPO

More about Dr. Richard J Shannon

Richard J. Shannon, DDS, MC, PC Email Dr. Richard Shannon very much enjoys the technical aspects of restorative dentistry but feels that the emotional/spiritual connection he gets with his patients is the most rewarding aspect of his practice. In an effort to bring a more person-centered approach to the care of our patients and to expand his personal and professional capabilities, Dr. Shannon earned a Masters in Counseling degree from Arizona State University in 1993. To enhance and maintain the highest level of clinical skills, Dr. Shannon has completed extensive continuing education courses, including the prestigious Dawson Center in St. Petersburg, Florida as well as studying with Dr. Barry Glassman of Allentown Pain Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania between 2008 and 2009. In Dr. Shannon's spare time he enjoys photography, yoga, music and theater. Dr. Shannon was recently recognized by a local yoga studio. Click here to see the featured interview with Dr. Shannon about how yoga has changed his life. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and select Dr. Richard Shannon from the drop down Yogi Student Menu. Credentials / Education: 2009 Somnomed 1st Annual International Symposium on Obstructive Sleep Apnea Oahu, HI. 2008-2010 Miscellaneous Sleep Apnea Training 2002-2007 Numerous courses Dawson Center 1993 Master of Counseling Arizona State University; Tempe, Arizona 1986 Western Regional Examiners Board Certificate 1975 Doctor of Dental Surgery/Bachelor of Science University of Minnesota School of Dentistry National Board Dental Examination Certificate Central Regional Examiners Board Certificate 1971 Bachelor of Science Saint John's University; Collegeville, Minnesota Experience: 1975 to Present Private Practice in Family and General Dentistry 1994 - 2005 Part-time Clinical Instructor at Northern Arizona University, School of Dental Hygiene 1992 Tri-City Behavioral Health Services; Mesa, Arizona - provided general psychotherapy with individuals, couples and groups. 1992 Selected by Arizona Board of Dental Examiners to serve as compliant review consultant and clinical examiner 1992 Elected to the ASU Chapter of Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 1991 Part-time temporary assistant to Dr. Donald Damstra at the Doctor's Health Program of the Arizona Medical Association, working with chemically dependent physicians and dentists. 1987-1994 Employed in various dental offices in metro-Phoenix area as an on-call independent contractor. 1981-1982 President of Missouri Slope District Dental Society  Bismarck, North Dakota 1977-1986 Private practice in Family and General Dentistry  Bismarck, North Dakota 1975-1977 National Health Service Corps, United States Public Health Service Member: American Dental Association Arizona Dental Association Northern Arizona Dental Society Flagstaff Dental Association American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine Arizona Sleep Society Arizona Counselors Association Christian Dental Society

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