Richard Argant, DDS, FICOI
Dr. Richard Argant was born in Port-Au Prince, Haiti. He relocated to New York City, NY at the age of 10 and remained there until the completion of his primary and secondary education. After high school, Dr. Argant attended Columbia Union College where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Chemistry.
Dr. Richard Argant received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1997. He completed his General Residency and Hospital Residency in 1998 at the University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Argant has also completed a Mini Residency in Rondeau Orthodontics, TMD and Sleep Medicine. In 2001 Dr. Argant , alongside Dr. R. Belfon published “Methemoglobinemia – A Case Report” in the New Mexico Dental Journal. He has since obtained a Fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry and is currently working toward his Master’s in AGD. He also proudly holds a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Dr. Argant is a Member of several dental societies, such as International Association for Orthodontics, Mid-America Orthodontic Society, American Association for Functional Orthodontics, D.O.C.S Education (Oral Sedation Dentistry), American Academy of Facial Esthetics and many others.
After dental school Dr. Argant came to New Mexico to work in rural areas in need of dentist, shortly after New Mexico became his home. He has spent his career caring for the people of Deming and surrounding areas. Dr. Argant has a drive for education and is constantly studying something new. In his spare time he enjoys researching, learning, and teaching. He enjoys spending time with his family, a few rounds of golf at Top Golf, gardening and riding his Polaris Sling-Shot at local bike runs.
Dr. Argant has served our community for almost 20 years.