Richard S. HaroldDMD, JD, FCLM
Richard S. Harold, D.M.D., J.D.Dr. Richard S. Harold is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Practice Coordinator in the Department of Comprehensive Care. Dr. Harold, a Massachusetts native, owned and operated a general dentistry practice in Malden for over 25 years before joining the Tufts faculty.
He received his B.S. degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in 1975, and his D.M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1980. Dr. Harold is also an attorney and received his J.D. degree from New England School of Law in 1995. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.Dr. Harold has developed and participated in several dental public health programs. He helped establish a dental clinic in Flores, Honduras, Central America where he has visited over the years providing dental services to residents. Within the Malden Public Schools, Dr. Harold provided a dental screening and educational program to grade school students.
Dr. Harold holds membership in the American Dental Association, American Dental EducationAssociation and the Massachusetts Dental Society. He is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine. Dr. Harold has a specific interest in dental-legal issues and is a consultant in the areas of dental record keeping, documentation, prescription writing, regulatory issues, dental negligence and standards of care. He has lectured locally and nationally and has published several dental-legal articles.