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Dr. Richard Pascoe graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1970. He completed a 12-month rotating dental internship at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Leavenworth, Kansas. After one year as a staff dentist, he began a 24-month residency program in Periodontics at the VA hospital in Leavenworth in conjunction with the University of Missouri/Kansas City School of Dentistry. He completed his formal training in 1974, receiving a Certificate in Periodontics from the Leavenworth VA Hospital and a Masters of Science Degree from the University of Missouri.
Dr. Pascoe was the staff periodontist and director of the periodontal residency program at the VA hospital in Memphis, Tennessee from 1974 – 1976.
Dr. Pascoe started his private practice, limited to Periodontics, in 1976 in Traverse City, Michigan. Shortly thereafter, he established a practice in Cadillac, Michigan. He has been retired from practice since 2012.
Dr. Pascoe is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the Michigan Dental Association, the Midwest Society of Periodontology and the Michigan Periodontal Association. He is a past president of the Resort District Dental Society.
Dr. Pascoe developed a patented hand sharpening stone for scalers and curettes. He has a company, New Edge Technologies LLC (newedgetechnologies.com) that produces the sharpener and a retail arm, True Edge Dental LLC (trueedgedental.com), that sells the product. He also has a blog, trueedgedentalblog.com, with an emphasis on non-surgical periodontal therapy.