Meet Dr. Richard B. Young

Dr. Richard Young


Dr. Rick Young graduated from the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry in 1981. Following a one year General Dentistry Residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, he practiced family dentistry in Burlington, IA for three years. He was then accepted as a resident in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Employment History:

Dr. Young joined Southeastern Minnesota Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates in 1988.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Youngs clinical interests include wisdom teeth removal, extractions, pre-prosthetic surgery, oral disease and pathology, dental implants, office-based anesthesia, and orthognathic (major jaw reconstructive) surgery.


Dr. Young is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Minnesota Dental Association, and Austin (MN) Dental Society.


Dr. Young and his wife, Carol, have 3 grown children.

Hobbies / Interests:

Dr. Young enjoys music especially quartet and choral group singing, reading, photography, cooking, and artisan bread making.