534582_512021775477208_1232564189_nRichard J Salvatore Jr., DDS, grew up on Saratoga Lake, and attended Ballston Spa High School, graduating in 2002. As a senior in high school, he attended the New Visions program based in Saratoga Springs. There, he spent three days a week rotating through different hospitals and private medical offices, and was ultimately given the opportunity to experience all branches of medicine. From then on, he knew that dentistry was the right fit for him. Dr. Richard Jr. attended Northeastern University in Boston, MA, graduating in 2006 with a biology degree. Next, he attended the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, followed by a one-year general dentistry practice residency at the Erie County Medical Center.

Dr. Richard Jr. has many hobbies, including photography, bass guitar, and skiing (snow and water). He enjoys the summer and winter equally, traveling from the Adirondacks to the Rockies. Always looking for an adventure, Dr. Richard Jr. always has a camera close, and his photography is displayed on the walls of the office!