Meet Jansen Richins, DDS, MS


Dr. Jansen Richins is a board-certified periodontist practicing in downtown Seattle. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Minor in Chemistry from the University of Utah, he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the University of Maryland. Immediately upon graduating, he moved to Oklahoma City to pursue specialty training in periodontics and implantology at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. During his three-year residency, Dr. Richins simultaneously earned a master’s degree. In addition, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest academic achievement to be obtained in the specialty of periodontics.

Dr. Richins has been very active in the dental community, providing dental care for those in need during a dental mission to the Dominican Republic and volunteering at the Seattle/King County Dental Clinic. He remains an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Dental Association, Washington State Dental Association, and Seattle King County Dental Society. He teaches at the University of Washington as an affiliate faculty member and is past president of the Washington State Society of Periodontists. Dr. Richins is a co-owner and practitioner of Advanced Periodontics, Microsurgery and Implantology of Seattle.

Dr. Richins has been happily married for 15 years. He and his wife, Holly, have three children, Lucy, Mia, and Hank. They currently reside in the Magnolia neighborhood. When he has free time, Dr. Richins enjoys hiking, fishing, playing the piano and spending time with his family.