Richard E. Aguila, D.D.S.

11512 Lake Mead Avenue, Suite 532
Jacksonville, FL 32256-9733

Dr. Richard E. Aguila at Contemporary Implant Dentistry & Periodontics is conveniently located in the heart of Jacksonville, Florida at the intersection of I-295 East Beltway (formerly 9A) and Gate Parkway. Dr. Aguila is a Board Certified Periodontist and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr. Aguila is a well trained, highly skilled surgeon who practices the full scope of implant dentistry and periodontal therapy with expertise ranging from dental implants including advanced bone and sinus grafting.

If you have several missing teeth or a loose or poorly fitting denture, TeethXpress will allow you to secure it to dental implants that provide solid anchors for support. You will regain the full use of your teeth, be able to eat the foods you love and smile with confidence. Contact Dr. Aguila in Jacksonville, FL, today to find out if the TeethXpress dental implant solution is right for you.

Dr. Richard Aguila

Dr. Richard Aguila

Dr. Aguila was born in Chicago, IL and raised in the beautiful state of West Virginia where his parents moved to and his father practiced as a very prominent general surgeon for over twenty years. He received his Bachelors of Arts (Summa Cum Laude) degree in Chemistry and Doctor of Dental Surgery from West Virginia University. He completed a hospital-based General Practice Residency at the Naval Medical Center San Diego and practiced general dentistry in the Navy for six years before pursuing his specialty training in periodontics and dental implant surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina where he obtained his Certificate in Periodontics and Masters in Health Sciences with honors. He has been practicing periodontics and dental implant surgery exclusively since 2001.

Dr. Aguila has a unique perspective compared to most surgeons in that he practiced comprehensive general dentistry before specializing in periodontics and implant surgery. He also had a very distinquished and well decorated twelve years as a Navy Dental Officer being deep selected on two occasions and obtaining the rank of Commander after only ten years of active duty service. He resigned his commission and was honorably discharged in order to pursue his lifelong goal of being in private practice and being close to his parents and siblings who are all highly successful professionals in Jacksonville. After the Navy, he worked for two years as an Associate Periodontist at a prominent periodontal and implant surgery practice before deciding to open up his own practice in Jacksonville in June 2010.

Dr. Aguila is Board Certified Periodontist and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is certified in Conscious Sedation by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He practices the full scope of periodontics and implant dentistry.

He is very active in organized dentistry and currently serves as immediate past President for the Jacksonville Dental Society and has membership in the following professional organizations:

American Academy of Periodontology

Florida Association of Periodontists

Academy of Osseointegration

American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology

American Dental Association

Florida Dental Association

Northeast District Dental Association

Jacksonville Dental Society

Dr. Aguila has passion for continuing education and is a Co-Founder and Director of Advanced Dental Seminars of Jacksonville (ADSJ) which is currently in its fourth year of providing continuing education training to over thirty-five of the finest dentists and dental specialists throughout greater Jacksonville.

On a more personal level, Dr. Aguila is happily married to his wife, Thu-Thu, a former Navy Nurse Corps Officer who currently is a Registered Nurse at the Labor & Delivery and Maternal-Infant-Unit at Baptist South Medical Center in Jacksonville. They are proud parents of two beautiful children, Ashley and Alex. On his free time, he enjoys running, working out, ballroom dancing, an occasional round of golf, and most importantly just spending every moment that he can with his wife and children.