Meet Dr. Richard Weber ("Dr. Rich")Dr. Richard Weber loves to see people smile, and he’s dedicated himself to protecting and perfecting the smiles of his patients. He first considered a career in dentistry while an undergraduate at Rutgers, but it wasn’t until his first year at UMDNJ that Dr. Rich realized dentistry is his passion. Dr. Rich subscribes to the philosophy that an informed patient is an empowered patient. Like all of our dentists, he will ensure that you fully understand the condition of your teeth and any treatment that’s planned. Only then can you make the best decisions for your dental health and well-being.
Dentistry at its best is built on a foundation of mutual trust between doctor and patient. Dr. Rich facilitates this trust through active listening, clear communication, empathizing with his patients, and respecting their concerns. Rest assured that he will always treat you with the attention and care you deserve!
EducationDr. Rich graduated from UMDNJ (now Rutgers School of Dental Medicine) in the top 15% of his class. He excelled clinically and academically and was elected to represent his school for a two week externship to Trinity College Dental School in Dublin, Ireland. He was a member of the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic honor society, completed an externship with the post graduate department of endodontics (the root canal specialty) at UMDNJ, was a member of multiple study clubs, conducted research on oral cancer and maintained Dean’s List honors for his 4 years. While at UMDNJ Dr. Rich received multiple awards including: Abdol H Islami MD Foundation Scholarship, Eastern Dentists Insurance Company Scholarship, Dr. Richard Mahevich Memorial Scholarship and Dr. Michael P Balbo Scholarship Award.
After graduating, Dr. Rich completed a rigorous and comprehensive General Practice Residency at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ where he was chosen as one of two residents in this highly selective program. With over 40 attending specialists and general dentists to learn from, Dr. Rich had extensive training in esthetic dentistry, implant placement and restoration, endodontics, emergencies, surgery and braces.
Continuing EducationDr. Rich is passionate about growing his understanding of the ever-evolving field of dentistry. He seeks out the best continuing education from all over the country. Dr. Rich’s has extensive training in implant placement and restorations, endodontics, restorative dentistry and adult braces.
Dr. Rich is a Certified Six Month Smiles provider and loves to help patients achieve the straight, bright smile of their dreams in six months!!
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- American Dental Association
- American Association of Endodontists
- New Jersey Dental Association
- New Jersey Dental School Alumni Association
- Southern Dental Society
Something PersonalDr. Rich is a South Jersey boy through and through. He grew up in Tabernacle as the 2nd oldest of six children and attended Shawnee High School. He met the woman of his dreams and they got married while Dr. Rich was attending dental school.
Dr. Rich and his wife, Emilie, enjoy restoring their vintage home, working out together, relaxing by the fireplace, spending time with their French Bulldog, Marilyn, and going on long walks (or at least as long as Marilyn can handle!). Dr. Rich has a love for learning and sharing ideas with others.