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Lakeshore Dental has been providing dental care for Lake County for more than 15 years now.

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Reception Desk

The atmosphere here is relaxed, our patients are comfortable with us from the first visit and tend to stay with us for the long run.

With our dependable, high quality care and continued devotion to the latest techniques, our patients can enjoy continued benefits of a highly experienced office which is constantly learning.

With that broad range of expertise and equipment, we can do most anything here in the office and rarely will you need to travel for special treatments.

We are accepting new patients and we’ll give you a consultation for a personalized treatment plan. The consultation enables us to pay attention to your specific needs and aim to improve your dental health and your smile, from your first visit and beyond. We love to sponsor a lot of local children through fund raisers for academics and sports.

Meet Dr. Ringrose:

Dr. Ringrose DDS, MAGD

Dr. Ringrose DDS, MAGD

Richard J. Ringrose, DDS, MAGD, FICOI, FACD, FADI

“Each and every day, I come to work excited for the unique opportunities I have as a dentist. Having the ability to make positive changes to a person’s life through providing compassionate and effective dental health care is something I have never taken for granted. I feel so fortunate to be where I am.”

Dr. Ringrose has over 40 years experience. After graduating from Georgetown University School of Dentistry he was commissioned a Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy. He received a Letter of Commendation for treating combat wounded in Viet Nam while serving with the Marine Corps. He practiced for 20 years in San Francisco’s Marina District and moved north to Sonoma County after the earthquake in 1989. He started Lakeshore Dental Practice in 2001 after finding a need in Lake County for comprehensive dental care in an under served area.

Rich and Stella

Rich and Stella

He has demonstrated a strong commitment to continuing education to stay informed and continually improve his skills. He has been awarded both a Fellowship and Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry.

He has also earned the distinguished Life Long Learning and Service Recognition, an achievement accomplished by less than 1% of dentists in the U. S. Dr. Ringrose has also been awarded Fellowships in the International Congress of Oral Implantologist, for his work in implant dentistry.

He was inducted into the American College of Dentistry, the oldest dental honorary society for his work in the education of other dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International for helping the international community with volunteer work. In 2005 he was voted “California Dentist of the Year” by his peers.

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Brownies “go to the dentist” Day

When not working, you can often find Dr. Ringrose on one of our many golf courses. He is also a master scuba diver, award winning amateur wine maker and a dedicated chef. He has trained at UC Davis, California Culinary Academy and Ramekins Cooking School in Sonoma. He has a passion for rescuing animals. He has 2 cats, a parrot and a dog Stella, who often accompanies him to work.

“My goal is to provide the highest quality dental care available. Through my commitment to continuing education I will bring the latest techniques and treatments to my patients.”

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