Dr. Richard Giglio DDS


Dr. Richard Giglio

Dr. Giglio was born and raised in New York City.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. He was very involved in campus life as an officer of Kappa Alpha Order, Student Body Vice President, Honor Council President. Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities and Varsity swimming team.

He returned to  NYC to continue his education at the prestigious New York University College of Dentistry, where he was a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Society.

Upon graduation, Dr. Giglio was honored with the Academy of General Dentistry Award for the senior with the greatest interest, knowledge, and proficiency in General Dentistry.

Also the New York University Founders Day Award for the highest scholastic achievement.

Just after graduation, he joined the United States Navy Dental Corps. He was lucky to be stationed at the Naval Training Center in downtown San Diego. It didn’t take long for him to decide that he wanted to make San Diego his permanent home. He proudly served his country for two active years and four inactive.  His Naval career was invaluable in increasing his dental knowledge through mentorship of his superior officers and rotating through different clinics.

In 1972, after being Honorably Discharged, Dr. Giglio opened his private practice in San Diego. He joined the San Diego Dental Society, became a member of the Judicial Council and served for two years as President. He continually increases his dental knowledge and assesses new technologies through continuing education courses. Dr. Gilgio is a trusted member of the local dental community and well-respected among his peers.

San Diego Magazine’s Top Dentists in San Diego 

Nominated by his peers to be among the San Diego Magazine’s Top Dentists in San Diego 2012-2018.

Dr. Giglio has been married for 48 years, has two beautiful daughters and wonderful grandchildren (just ask him!). He enjoys being at home with his family and relaxing with a round of golf on one of our many beautiful San Diego courses.

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As a healthcare provider, my goal has been to build a long-term relationship between my Dental Practice and our Patients. Dentistry allowed me, as a healthcare provider, to grow with my patients through the years, and share their fears, joys, with successful outcomes. We are fortunate to have a diverse patient base with unique personalities which we enjoy.

2 comments on “Dr. Richard Giglio DDS

Hey Doc- What a lovely website! It’s so interesting how I ended up here, that I’m taking the time to let you know that your marketing is working! I’m a retired Gen’l dentist (since 2007- Encinitas). It’s Sunday AM, and I was just poking around on my laptop when I noticed a box with something about ‘best dentist reviews’. Oh, that google- sure I’ve gotta click! Your site is so complete, even with staff intros. ( I chuckled with the ‘what do you love about working with Dr. G”? question). Good one. Even your logo is superior (and I’ve noticed many through the years). Tho’ noticed a few typos, and that ‘vintage’ whale chair seems inconsistent with the rest of your site (and pretty office). I started sharing space on Moraga with that chair in early ’83 ). I may have known you @SDCDS-at least your name is so familiar. I was on the BOD, then exec. committee (late 80s-late 90s).
This seems so crazy to have typed all of this to you, but I’d want to know these things if in you position. Anyway, best wishes to you.

Thank you so much for your generous donation to Make-a-wish!!!!

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