Dr. Richard Brewer


Tufts University School of Dentistry

What (or who) inspired you to get into dentistry? How so?

My dentist Dr. George Ambus in San Francisco, CA. He is honest, caring, and has helped me in so many ways!

What’s the most rewarding part of your job?

Meeting people and getting to know them beyond their teeth!

What’s something your patients might be surprised to learn about you?

I am avid computer game player

How do you recharge after a long week? What’s your go-to activity for hitting the restart button?

Biking, working out, reading, and barbecuing

What dental stereotype are you most passionate about changing?

A trip to the dentist could be fun and enjoyable! Prevention is key!

What is the absolute coolest thing about the human mouth?

Each tooth has its own complex anatomy, blood supply, and nerve!

In another life, if you weren’t working in dentistry, what would you be doing?

Full time cook and surfer

When I’m in the patient chair, I’m probably grooving to {blank} in my headphones.


What’s something that really, really, really makes you smile? Like, really?

My family