Dr. Richard Goad obtained his doctoral degree in dental medicine from the University of Oregon in 1976. He then completed a one-year residency in general practice dentistry at St. Anthony Hospital in Denver. In 1978, he began his private dental practice in Golden, locating at 1317 Washington Ave. Dr. Goad is a member of the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society.

Prior to dental school, Dr. Goad obtained a bachelor of arts degree in Biology and continued his academic education in a masters program in Public Health.

In his free time, Dr. Goad enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, hiking and horseback riding. He was raised in Golden, attended Golden High School and enjoys the Colorado outdoors.