Dr. BJ Richards was born and raised in Clearwater, FL. He attended Furman University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for Dental School where he finished first in his class in Gross Anatomy. Following Dental School he traveled to the Big Island of Hawaii to practice General Dentistry for a year before starting his Orthodontic Residency. He then traveled to San Antonio for his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center where he studied the Speed and Damon systems as well as Invisalign. He joined The Smile Makers at Coastal Carolina Orthodontics in 2010.

Dr. Richard’s wife Rebecca Doshier is a Morehead City native. They have a daughter Sawyer and a son Zane. Their family loves being near the water, and Dr. Richards and Rebecca have enjoyed watching their children grow up in this beautiful part of Eastern North Carolina.

“Do what you Love and have fun doing it.”