Dr. Richard Gift is a lifelong Cleveland area resident. He graduated from Chagrin Falls High School, Ohio Wesleyan University and Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry where he also received his specialty orthodontic training. He was inducted into the honorary dental fraternity Omicron Kappa Upsilon which is reserved for the top 10% of each class. He is a member of numerous local, state, regional and national professional associations including The American Association of Orthodontists, The American Dental Association and The Charles H. Tweed Foundation For International Orthodontic Research.
Dr. Gift is a Diplomat of The American Board Of Orthodontics and is “board certified” by The American Association of Orthodontics, a distinction that only about one third of orthodontic specialists possess. Throughout his career, Dr. Gift has stayed involved with teaching orthodontics at the graduate orthodontic departments of Case Western Reserve University, St Louis School of Dentistry and West Virginia University. He is on the teaching staff of the above mentioned Charles H. Tweed Foundation which conducts post-graduate orthodontic education for orthodontists from all over the world. He has over 25 years experience dedicated entirely to the specialty of orthodontics. Expert training and experience make him an eminently qualified orthodontist.
Dr. Gift is married and has five children. He likes golf, reading, traveling and family time. The Staff
Perhaps one of the most important distinctions of our office is the personalized service provided by our staff. Whether it is the front desk handling of your appointment, financial or insurance needs or the clinical assistant’s handling of your technical or comfort needs, you will deal directly with people whom you will get to know and trust
The staff are long time employees with up to 25 years experience and are themselves, experts with the highest standards for technical and personal service. And, our staff is not a barrier to the doctor; we are a team of professionals that work in unison and where all parties are approachable and responsive.