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Dr. Richard Short, DMD

Dr. Richard Short, DMD

Age 68 Dentistry M
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(781) 385-5412

Dr. Richard Short, DMD is a dentistry practitioner in Medford, MA. He currently practices at The Classic Smile and is affiliated with Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford. He accepts multiple insurance plans.


Hebrew, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish


  • Boston University / Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Medical School — 1982
  • Boston University School Of Medicine, Undergraduate School — 1976

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta Dental of Washington
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Principal Life
  • UniCare
  • United Concordia
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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People ask me why I travel over an hour for dental care. First of all, Dr. Short is proficient in his communication, treatments and procedures. His office is run with customer service as a priority. His staff are friendly, happy and professional. Above all, I feel safe because of all of the COVID precautions being observed there.
— Jul 16, 2020
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford
  • MelroseWakefield Hospital

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Dr. Short frequently treats Allograft Tissue Reconstruction, Anesthesia, and Arestin® Therapy.  


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  1. The Classic Smile

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      The Classic Smile
      92 High St STE DH 11-12, Medford, MA 2155 Existing Patients: (781) 385-5412