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Meet The Staff

The caring and gentle staff at the dental offices of Richard F. Creaghe D.D.S. have worked together for years and each patient’s experience and satisfaction is our first priority. From your first appointment to regular check-ups, we promise to give you the attention and quality of care that is unmatched. Learn more about our staff below.

Dr. Richard F. Creaghe D.D.S.

General & Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Richard Creaghe has been serving the San Rafael area since he acquired his practice in 1990. He fell in love with the area, finding the people extremely welcoming and he couldn’t be happier to help serve the community. A native of Texas, Dr. Creaghe truly has a unique story.

He attended university of Hawaii and then attended the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. To support himself through dental school he worked as a roughneck on oil rigs in varied locations such as the North Slope of Alaska’s Prudhoe Bay and the South China Sea, often flying to work weekends while attending classes during the week.

During his free time Dr. Creaghe loves to travel and enjoy the outdoors, especially while jet skiing. Dr. Creaghe is a firm believer in the process of continuous improvement and routinely takes courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Training. There he improves his knowledge by learning both the newest techniques and how to use the newest advancements in dental technologies.

He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and he is also a Fellow in the International Congress on Oral Implantology, giving him the distinction as one of the best providers of dental implants available anywhere.


Office Manager

For 25 years Alison has served as the office manager and schedules appointments, handles payments, and is also happy to field any questions that you might have. She is an integral part at keeping our office running smoothly and efficiently. Alison has been working with Dr. Creaghe since 1992.


Dental Assistant

Linh is our chair side assistant who is extremely knowledgeable with 14 years of experience in the field. She will work beside Dr. Creaghe to assist him while performing procedures. Linh has been working with Dr. Creaghe since 2008.


Dental Hygienist

Patricia is one of our talented hygienists who will perform varied duties such as administer cleanings, take X-rays, and provide tips for your oral hygiene. She is the newest addition to our team and our patients value both her knowledge and thoughtful demeanor. She joined the team in 2019.


Front Desk

Christine handles the front desk duties at Dr. Creaghe’s dental office. She’s highly organized and joined the team in 2020. It is likely that you’ll receive her warm greeting upon check-in for your dental appointments as Christine prides herself in supporing our valued patients.


Dental Hygienist

Many of you have seen Lily for years at Dr. Creaghe’s office. She provides dental hygiene support for us and takes great pride in her profession. Lily’s chair side presence makes our patient’s dental visits comfortable and efficient through her committment to excellence in dental hygiene.

Marin County’s Favorite Dentist! Just Look at These Reviews…

Serving patient’s cosmetic and general dentistry needs in San Rafael, CA for over 20 years. *Aggregate Rating Data:

100’s of 5 Star Reviews

Across Review Websites
& Social Media

33 – 5 Star Reviews

On Google
My Business (Maps)

206 Total Reviews

4.8 out of 5 Rating
Thanks You Loyal Patients!

Insurance We Accept

We accept the following types of insurance and insurance from the following carriers.