Richard Matsuishi, D.D.S.

Pre Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Matsuishi received his DDS degree in 1962 from the University of Southern California along with his induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.  He spent two years as a dentist in the USAF and then moved to Arizona where he practiced general dentistry for 15 years.  He was the Dental Director for Delta Dental Plan of Arizona for 13 years.  He was President of the Central Arizona Dental Association, a member of the House of Delegates of the AZDA, a WREB Dental Hygiene Licensure Examiner, on the AZ State Board of Dental Foreign Dentist Examiners and on the Board of Directors of Associated Dental Care Providers.  He is a life member of the American Dental Association.  He received the Faculty of the Year Award for the preclinical first year students in 2011.