Chris R. Richardson, DMD, MS currently practices as a full time private practice clinician in Richmond, Virginia. He also serves as a part-time clinical professor in the Graduate Periodontics Clinic at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Dr. Richardson is a Board Certified Periodontist by the American Board of Periodontology, and serves in numerous leadership roles in his local, state, regional and national organizations. He is a Past President of the Southern Academy of Periodontology, and currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Periodontology and on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation . Dr. Richardson serves on the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry and continues to enjoy lecturing throughout the United States. He maintains an active membership in the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and was recently named a Fellow of the Virginia Dental Association. He has two wonderful children and a phenomenal wife.