Meet Dr. Richard Stanley

Dentists Serving Patients in Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton & Nearby Areas of Florida

Sarasota & Venice Cosmetic Dentist - Richard A. Stanley

Dr. Richard A. Stanley is the founder and owner of The Smile Centre and has been serving our local community for the past 25 years.  Providing five-star comprehensive dental care is what Dr. Stanley has dedicated his entire life to accomplishing and he has transferred that mission to The Smile Centre Team!  Quality dental treatment and caring service is what you will receive from each member of your wonderful Smile Centre Team!

Dr. Stanley earned a B.S. degree in Biology from Florida State University and graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry in 1986.  He entered private practice that same year.  Dr. Stanley continued his dental studies at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dentistry as well as the Misch International Implant Institute and continues to take a rigorous schedule of continuing education courses. Dr. Stanley is also a contributor on Real Self. Dr. Stanley is credentialed with well over 2000 hours of post-doctorate continuing education and years of experience in the following:


When he is not at the office, Dr. Stanley is active as a member of a barbershop quartet, keeping fit, and pursuing personal and professional growth.


All-Inclusive General Dentistry

Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry

Advanced Reconstructive Dentistry


Dental Implants

Sedation Dentistry

Bone Grafting

Wisdom Teeth Removal

TMJ and Craniofacial Pain

Orthodontics, including Invisalign®

Occlusion Dentistry

Neuromuscular Dentistry

Periodontal Flap Surgery

Guided Tissue Regeneration

Gum Grafting

Gum Recontouring

Snoring, Airway Obstruction & Sleep Apnea Dentistry

Botox® and Juvederm® Placement



Misch International Implant Institute----Implants / Bone Grafting Oral Surgery

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

Rondeau Orthodontic Institute

Las Vegas Institute (LVI) for Advanced Dental Studies - LVI Preferred Dentist

University of Alabama-Birmingham Medical School (IV Sedation Residency)

Align Technologies – named Invisalign® Preferred Provider in recognition of his many hours of advanced training and experience



American Dental Association (ADA)

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACFP)

International Association of Orthodontics (IAO)

Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation (DOCS)

Florida Dental Association (FDA)

West Coast Dental Association

Sarasota County Dental Association


In his leisure time, Dr. Stanley enjoys spending time with his wife, Tricia, and his step-daughter, Jordan.  They all enjoy participating in Hwa Rang Do, a Korean martial art and Special Ops Leadership Academy. Dr. Stanley also enjoys weight-lifting, biking, outdoor adventuring, reading, and singing. Dr. Stanley has an engaging personality and loves to be around people.  You can see him out and about all over our community.

Additional Continuing Education Courses:  (Not a Comprehensive Listing)