Introducing Dr Richard Johnston – Principal Dentist

We would like to extend a warm welcome to Beerwah Dental our newest team member Dr Richard Johnston.


Richard was born in Brisbane and educated at the Church of England Grammar School.  Initially training in the Dental Profession as a Cosmetic Dental Technician employed in Brisbane’s leading laboratories, working with Brisbane’s top Specialist Prosthodontists.


Richard took a hiatus from the Dental Profession, pursuing his passion of all things Aviation. Richard served in the Defence Forces in Army Aviation, before launching into a career as a Commercial Airline Pilot, both in the United Kingdom and Australia.


Returning to his first love Dentistry, Richard completed his dental training and graduated as a Dentist in 2008.  He has a total of over 35 years’ experience in the dental profession being one of only five duel qualified Dentist/Technicians in Queensland.


When asked what he likes about his work, Richard loves meeting great patients and the absolute privilege they have trusted in him to treat their Dental issues.


Richard is married to his wife Andrea, loves sports especially Cricket.

Jul, 14, 2022