Dental Photography Simplified & Advanced Adhesion Dentistry

Occupation: Dentist

My camera gear:

For Dental:

Canon 5d MK III & 7D

Lens: Canon 100mm f2.8L

Flash: MT24 EX Flash with Stoffen Diffuser


Canon G16 with Photomed Diffuser

Other Bodies and Lenses:

Canon 40D, 20D, Rebel T5i & T6i

Canon Lenses:

EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM

EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Extender EF 1.4x III & 2x III

580 EXII Flash (3)

430 EX Flash

270 EX Flash (3)

Transmitter St-E2

Favorite Photo subjects:

Teeth, Surfing, Swimming, Outdoor HDR Photography

Favorite vacation spots:

Sunset Beach on the North Shore of Oahu, South Shore of Oahu, and Mammoth, CA,

Personal Motto:

“That Which Is Worth Doing, Is Worth Doing Well”

Dental Photo Examples:

Dr. Richard Young received his dental training at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1985.  He is an Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry at LLU School of Dentistry and co-directs the  undergraduate dental aesthetics program, as well as lecturing in the practice management program.  His interest in dental photography spans the last 32 years and he is recognized world wide for his expertise in digital photography.  His innovative and practical methods have inspired countless colleagues to adopt digital photography into their clinical procedures.  Dr. Young maintains a private practice with his wife, focusing on esthetic dentistry.  He has many interests outside of dentistry. and spends as much time as possible with his wife and daughter enjoying activities centered in the outdoors.

Course Description

Digital dental photography is fast becoming an integral part of many dental practices across the country.  Dr. Young will present a simplified approach to integrate photography into a dental practice from the new patient exam to communicating with specialists and lab technicians.

This lecture will help the dentist become familiar with the available options for digital photography including camera selection, accessories, computer needs, software, and ideas for immediate incorporation into your dental practice.                 

Richard Young DDS

Dr. Young is a member of the:

American Dental Association-ADA

California Dental Association-CDA

Tri-County Dental Association-TCDS

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry-AACD

Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry-OCACD            

Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry-SCAD

Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry-ABD