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The Country Day Dental Difference

Meeting you where you are in life!

Dr. Schmidgall's Principles of Care

Ensuring your visit is of the highest standard.
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Dr. Ryan Schmidgall sitting in a chair while smiling and wearing a black suit

In truth, your health is the most important aspect of what we do at Country Day Dental…Learn more on our homepage…. Everything we have trained for, everything we strive for, and everything we do is for the benefit of your smile and overall wellness.

Dr. Schmidgall…Learn more about our dentist… has spent years refining and improving the patient experience so you can receive expert dentistry in the most comfortable surroundings. What’s more, he has established himself as an elite care provider who excels in the use of modern technology to produce reliable results.

With our solid foundation in place, we are able to provide a range of services that take into account our principles of care, namely:

  • Aesthetics

  • Function

  • Structure

  • Biology

Through these principles, Dr. Ryan Schmidgall can help your family be proactive in maintaining good oral health and also retaining it when it is in danger. Our comprehensive approach is unrivaled in Fort Worth, TX as we continue our pursuit of excellence.

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Aesthetics

A smile to be proud of.

Using biomimetic dentistry, our Fort Worth dentist helps you achieve lifelike and natural results that boost your confidence. He blends artistry, craftsmanship, and beauty into every smile.

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Function

A smile that works harmoniously.
Dr. Schmidgall not only beautifies your smile but uses modern techniques and technology to restore function and create harmony in your bite.

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Structure

A smile that lasts.
There are no quick fixes or patch-ups at our office. We will fully investigate the underlying issue that is causing your problem and identify the best way to resolve it.

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Biology

A healthy smile.
Health is the most important aspect of any smile. Our doctor, therefore, emphasizes the impact your teeth and gums can have on your overall wellness and educates you on how to stay healthy.

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A wonderful dentist and staff. The visit is relaxing, professional, and caring. I highly recommend!

Peggy K. (Actual Patient)

Our Dental Legacy

Committed to providing the very best dentistry that everyone deserves.
Building Relationships
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As a faith-centered practice, strong relationships are central to our identity. Since 1982, our Fort Worth dental office…Learn more about our office… has partnered with patients in the local communities and helped families achieve exceptional oral health.

As a family-owned practice, we can take the time to listen, get to know you, and give you our undivided attention.

We owe the outset of this dental legacy to Dr. Richard McDonald. He started the Country Day Dental practice and took the first steps into gaining the trust of our community.

We continue this legacy through our commitment to meeting you where you are in life. We always put your interests first and only provide recommendations that suit your personal needs.

Richard McDonald, DDS

Dr. Richard S. McDonald was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated with honors from Simpson College and received his Doctoral Degree of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa in 1979.

After completion of dental school, Dr. McDonald joined the United States Air Force and was stationed at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, Texas as a Dental Officer. After fulfilling his three-year active duty service obligation, Dr. McDonald chose to reside in Fort Worth where he is respected among dental colleagues for his outstanding dental work and patients for his compassionate, gentle care.

Dr. McDonald is trained in all types of general dentistry but elects to place special emphasis on his main passions, cosmetic smile makeovers, laser dentistry, and orthodontics. His experience of over 35 years spans the full spectrum of patient needs.

Dr. McDonald and his wife Sheila reside in Fort Worth. Their family includes his son, Brad, his daughter, Jennifer, and seven grandchildren. Dr. McDonald’s hobbies include tennis, snowboarding, and traveling when he is not spending time with his family and friends. He and his wife are active members of Christ Church in Fort Worth.

Comfortable Care
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Dentistry doesn’t need to be something you fear or avoid. With our family-run practice, you can eliminate dental anxiety with our unique approach. This includes:

  • A relaxing office atmosphere

  • Five-star customer service

  • Going beyond the norm for your health

  • Sedation dentistry options

  • Modern technology

  • Medical-grade HEPA air filtration system

  • Our in-office comforts

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  • Home-like reception

  • Coffee

  • Bottled water

  • Massage and heated dental chairs

  • TVs above the chairs

  • Wireless headphones

  • Neck pillows

  • Blankets

Committed to Excellence
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Dr. Schmidgall is continuously in pursuit of new technologies and innovative methods to improve the patient experience. We use digital imaging, photography, and planning to make your procedures more comfortable and accurate.

We also use a well-rounded methodology that focuses on more than just health. We consider how treatment can enhance the aesthetics of your smile, the functionality, and your overall confidence.

In addition to our high-quality dentistry…Learn more about our dental services…, we strive to achieve excellence through five-star customer service and our own personal development.

Experience a higher standard of dentistry when you visit Country Day Dental!

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A healthy smile is a beautiful smile.