Dr. Rick Furman is originally from South Carolina but moved to the Pacific Northwest after falling in love with the area! Dr. Furman completed his undergraduate studies at Furman University, where he played linebacker on the football team. He continued his studies at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine where he finished near the top of his class in clinical performance.
Dr. Furman has received extensive training in a wide array of special topics including a post-graduate IV conscious sedation training at Augusta University in Georgia. With Dr. Furman’s background and extensive training, the office is now able to offer sedation for patients with dental phobias or patients undergoing surgical procedures.
In addition to sedation training, Dr. Furman has also received hundreds of hours of training in surgically placing and restoring implants – he is currently pursuing recognition to become an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Furthermore, Dr. Furman has extensive experience restoring smiles using metal free veneers and bonding in conjunction with Invisalign. He has completed courses in full mouth rehabilitation and uses those skills to successfully treat worn, crooked, discolored, and broken teeth.
Dr. Furman is an affiliate faculty member for the University of Washington College of Dental Medicine and has spent time mentoring dental students during their rotations. Dr. Furman maintains membership in the American Dental Association, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, the Washington State Dental Association, and the Clark County Dental Society. He looks forward to meeting you and your family and providing the highest quality care available.
Dr. Furman began his career in Georgia but after a trip to Pacific Northwest, he and his wife decided they would move across the country and enjoy the beautiful mountains and rivers the area has to offer. Any time Dr. Furman isn’t seeing patients or pursuing continuing education, he and his wife enjoy being outdoors and spend their weekend’s snowboarding, hiking, camping, and fishing. They are expecting their first child, a girl, in October!
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