Dr. Richard Verdugo
General and Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Richard A. Verdugo was born in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in San Gabriel, California and attended Mark Keppel High School. He received his undergraduate degree at California State University Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. He received his dental degree (DDS) from the prestigious University of California San Francisco (UCSF).
Dr. Richard A. Verdugo went on to practice in South Orange County. He joined the Downey Dental team in 2000.
He continues to be a lifelong learner attending lecture and hands-on courses throughout the year to stay current with new techniques and treatment modalities. Dr. Verdugo enjoys helping patients achieve the smile and oral health care they deserve.
Dr. Verdugo was a professional musician prior to attending dental school playing tenor saxophone, guitar and bass guitar. He enjoys golf and spending time with his family and new grandson.