Zen Dental Center - Family Cosmetic Emergency Implants Dentist in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98102

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DR. RICHARD MIYATA

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SEATTLE'S PREMIER 

FAMILY AND

COSMETIC DENTIST 

Dr. Richard Miyata was born and raised in Seattle. He graduated from the University of Washington and then the University of Washington’s School of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry since 1997. Dr. Miyata has been described as honest, gentle, and creative. He’s married to his wife Maureen and together they have a daughter. In his free time, he enjoys camping, kayaking, and traveling. Dr. Miyata has enjoyed building and fixing things since childhood. His current passion is restoring vintage bicycles. He’s also an avid reader of non-fiction books. He feels that it’s important to always be learning new things. One of his favorite quotes is:

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

– Mahatma Gandhi: Indian Leader.

Some dentists are highly educated and skilled, and some are wonderfully personable. With Dr. Richard Miyata, you get the best of both worlds! He is a highly-trained and skilled clinician who graduated at the top of his class and has studied with some of the foremost pioneers in dentistry. Dr. Miyata is also a kind, patient, compassionate, friendly person who treats his patients like family, and ensures that they feel taken care of each and every time they visit.

Combine these two qualities and you get a comprehensive dental experience unlike any other – which is exactly why our patients love him!

OUR STAFF

Kay

Registered Dental Assistant
/ Administrative Patient Care Coordinator

Kay is a big movie buff. She especially enjoys comedy and horror films. Her hobbies are photography, camping, and ethnic cuisine (both preparing and eating). Kay’s originally from the Philippines and would like to explore as much of the US as possible.

Zen Dental Center in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98102  Family Cosmetic Emergency Implants - Dental Checkup, Cleaning and Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Implants, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extractions, Teeth Whitening, ClearCorrect, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy

Mayra

Registered Dental Assistant

Mayra grew up in Eastern Washington and enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her family. She is a health enthusiast and currently follows a vegan lifestyle. Mayra's passions include drawing, running, and basking in delicious new food.

Zen Dental Center in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98102  Family Cosmetic Emergency Implants - Dental Checkup, Cleaning and Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Implants, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extractions, Teeth Whitening, ClearCorrect, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy
Zen Dental Center in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98102  Family Cosmetic Emergency Implants - Dental Checkup, Cleaning and Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Implants, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extractions, Teeth Whitening, ClearCorrect, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy

Kallan

Registered Dental Assistant
/ Patient Care   

Kallan grew up in the Portland area and is currently a student at the University of Washington. She loves baking, listening to music, spending time outside, and playing guitar and ukulele. She also loves dogs. Kallan is planning to become a speech pathologist in the future.

Zen Dental Center in Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA 98102  Family Cosmetic Emergency Implants - Dental Checkup, Cleaning and Examinations, Crowns, Bridges, Implants, Restorations, Veneers, Tooth Extractions, Teeth Whitening, ClearCorrect, Dentures, Partial Dentures, Emergency Dentist, Invisalign Dentist, Kid Friendly Dentist, Periodontics, Root Canal Therapy

Ellen 

Registered Dental Assistant
/ Patient Care

Ellen is from Renton and is currently a student at the University of Washington. She enjoys reading, watching movies, listening to podcasts, and admiring the outdoors with loved ones. Although these are her main interests, she loves to learn new things and explore more of what the world has to offer. She hopes to eventually get a dog in the near future!