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Richard C. Caven, DMD

Areas of Expertise: General and Esthetic Dentistry; Sleep Apnea and Snoring; TMJ Management

Education: Bishop Kenny High School; University of Notre Dame; University of Florida College of Dentistry

Advanced Training: Completed every level of the prestigious Pankey Institute; Spear Education; Scottsdale Center for Dentistry; Advanced Training in Cerec–Same Day Dentistry; Sleep Apnea and Snoring Training; Botox and Juvederm

Associations: American Dental Association; Florida Dental Association; Northeast District Dental Association; Jacksonville Dental Society; Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine; Academy of General Dentistry; Gebhard Study Club

Philosophy:  Dr. Richard Caven’s mission is to preserve the personal doctor/patient relationship that is becoming more and more difficult to find. We give each patient enough time and attention to express their dental desires, dreams and fears. Then based on their specific circumstances, an individualize plan can be tailor formed. And using the most sophisticated technologies available, we truly do offer Advanced Solutions for Healthy Smiles.

A Word from the Doctor  Don’t Ignore the Snore! Did you know that snoring is often an indicator of a serious underlying medical condition called Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Don’t let this “not so silent killer” undermine your quality of life. Visit for easy screening questionnaires or call us at (904) 645-3366 for more information.

How do we differ?  Dr. Richard Caven has dentistry in his blood. He is a 5th generation Florida dentist. Through the years, many things have changed in dentistry, but one thing is constant for most people. Folks worry about going to the dentist. With our gentle nature and generous time, we can help you if you have become frustrated with your previous experiences. Dr. Caven is committed to a philosophy rooted in quality interactions which has been in his family for more than 150 years.

Look no further than our amazing patient reviews and Before and After photos at and experience for yourself why we enjoy a 99.8% approval status.Be sure to Like us of Facebook for more candid reviews, special offers and opportunities.

What our patients are saying about Dr. Caven:
“He helped me understand what he was doing and made my options very clear.” – 10/2/12
“Excellent. Very professional and caring (good sense of humor, too).” – 9/21/12
“Always great, courteous, professional, compassionate…cannot say enough” – 9/18/12

8708 Perimeter Park Blvd., Ste. D, Jacksonville, FL  32216 • (904) 645-3366 •

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