Office Protocols for the Coronavirus
As of June 1, 2020 Dr. Richards has reopened the dental office for routine care. Please call the front desk to reschedule an appointment that has been cancelled or to make an appointment for a current concern. Please be advised that we have some new protocols in place to keep everyone as safe as possible. Your temperature will be taken upon arrival, anything over 100.4 will be asked to reschedule. We ask that you wear a mask into the building until you are seated in the treatment room; please use the supplied hand sanitizer before and after your visit; and even though we have tried to eliminate people in the waiting room, please recognize social distancing if you do have to wait for a few minutes. Thank you for your cooperation!
David A. Richards Dentist
Dave grew up in Chambersburg, PA as the youngest of four children. He graduated from Chambersburg Area High School in 1976 before venturing on to Bucknell University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in 1980. Dave graduated from Temple University, earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine, in 1985.
After an internship in Reading, PA, Dave moved to Lititz and bought Dr. Huber’s practice. Dave is married and has 5 children. When not working or spending time with his family Dave can usually be found on a golf course, a passion since his childhood.
Shirley Dental Assistant
Shirley has worked for Dr. Richards since 1994 assisting him with procedures, working in the lab, answering phones, ordering supplies and anything else that needs to be done. She seems to know everyone and really offers that friendly, personal touch!
When not working, Shirley is very crafty, creating beautiful Christmas ornaments she shares and sells. Shirley has two sons, and one grandson she loves to spoil in her spare time!
Wendy Front Desk
Wendy has been with us since March 2010. She has been a welcome addition, being a very quick study and familiar with many of our patients as she grew up in Lititz.
Wendy is married and has two children. When Wendy is not at work she really enjoys boating with her husband.
Donna Front Desk
Donna started working at our front desk in February 2013. Donna is a quick study and a happy addition to our front desk crew. Donna is mother to Carly, Tyler, Christian, and Emily.
When she is not working, she enjoys going to the gym, gardening, and traveling. She LOVES going to the library and enjoys reading whenever she can find the time.
Cheryl Front Desk
Cheryl has worked for Dr. Richards since 2003. Cheryl was a patient first and when a job opening became available we were thrilled she applied! She is an excellent member of our team. She is professional, patient and most importantly, kind.
Cheryl enjoys flower gardening, boating, going to the beach, spending time with her family, and loves to read in her spare time. Cheryl is married with two children.
Robin Dental Hygienist
Robin has worked part-time for Dr. Richards since 1996. Robin is a great member of our team being very professional and thorough. Robin is willing to help out in all areas of the office if she is not busy taking care of a patient. She is dependable and conscientious and just a nice person.
Robin is married with two daughters.
Christy Dental Hygienist
Christy came to us just after opening the new addition in 2007. What a wonderful addition to the staff! She is bubbly and energetic and excellent at her job. Christy is married and has 2 boys and a little girl.
After her babies were born, Christy cut back on her hours but has remained a part-time hygienist and we are happy to have her.
Cathy Dental Hygienist
Cathy started working for Dr. Richards in 2008 on a part-time basis and is a great addition. In 2019, Cathy started as a full-time employee. She has a happy personality and a fun energy that is nice to be around. She is very good at her job and takes time to teach patients about taking care of their teeth.
Cathy is married and has two children.
Kendra Dental Hygienist
Kendra joined our office in September, 2013. She comes to us from York, PA after getting married to one of our patients! She is young, energetic, and very good at her job. We feel very lucky to have her in our office!
Kendra is living on a farm in Manheim with her husband and two little girls. She enjoys going on dates with her husband, spending time with her family, traveling, hiking and sightseeing. In addition, she finds time to be active at her church. Kendra is currently only working part-time on Monday evenings.
Heather Dental Hygienist
Heather joined our staff in February 2014, but has been a hygienist since 2005. She studied at Penn College, in Williamsport PA and now calls Lancaster home.
Heather is married and has 2 sons and 2 dogs. In her spare time Heather likes to travel and enjoys dining out.