The Portage Dental Health team's years of combined experience have taught them to anticipate your questions and worries. They take the time to explain each step of the process, from treatment options to insurance processing.
  • Dr. Robert D. Richards
    Dr. Robert D. Richards has been practicing in Hancock, Michigan since 1982. He is a Copper Country native, graduating from Dollar Bay High School. He...more
  • Lisa
    Office Manager
    Lisa is Portage Dental Health's office manager. She oversees patient scheduling, insurance claims and patient accounts. She has been with Dr. Richards' practice since 1990.more
  • Marcia
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Marcia is a registered Dental Hygienist. She is a Copper Country native and joined Portage Dental Health in 2006 when she returned to the area after practicing in Marquette for 18 years.more

  • Leal
    Dental Assistant
    Leal is a chairside assistant. She started with Dr. Richards in 1993, assisting with four-handed dentistry. She is certified in dental radiography by the Michigan Dental Association.more
  • Myra
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Myra graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in Dental Hygiene and has been serving her hometown area since 1989. She joined the team at Portage Dental Health in 2015.more

  • Samantha
    Dental Assistant/ Office Assistant

    After graduating from Dollar Bay High School, Samantha enrolled at Finlandia University and is in her second year. She works part-time at Portage Dental Health assisting in both clinical and front office facets of the practice.more

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