Dr. Pete Richards
Dr. George “Pete” Richards received his undergraduate degree from Lenoir-Rhyne College (now University) in Hickory, NC and his dental degree from Emory University. Having spent his childhood years in Miami, he returned there to begin practicing dentistry in Miami Shores. While in Florida he was active and past president of the Miami Shores Rotary Club, various dental study groups and state organizations, served as president of the The Miami Dental Society, The Dade County Dental Research Clinic, and was an examiner for the Florida State Board of Examiners.
In 1994, Dr. Richards relocated to Hendersonville with his wife and two sons. Locally, he has been an active Rotarian in the Hendersonville Downtown Club and since 2002 he has served as the volunteer Dental Director of The Free Clinics of Henderson County.
His current dental affiliations include membership in the American
Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, The World Class Laser Institute, and the Academy of General
Dentistry. He is also an alumnus of the Pankey Institute. Dr. Richards has provided dental care to people for more than 25 years, during his time completing advanced training programs and receiving his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry.
In his spare time, Dr. Richards enjoys pursuing his journey in Shorin-Ryu Karate, having
received his Black belt in 2009. Spending time with his wife and their sons, as well
as traveling, are also favorite pastimes. He and his wife give lots of love and attention
to their favorite 4-legged son – their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel has certainly stolen
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