For Dr. Richard “Rick” Hardt, DDS, in Porterville, California, dentistry just seems to be part of his DNA. Upon graduation from Loma Linda University, Dr. Hardt began his career in Lindsay, California, working alongside his father, William Hardt. He later moved to Porterville to work with Dr. Frank Baughman until he retired, then started his own private practice, Richard Hardt. D.D.S.
Dr. Hardt is a skilled general and cosmetic dentist who is dedicated to educating his patients about preventive dental care so they can maintain excellent oral and overall health. When cavities or other dental issues arise, Dr. Hardt makes a professional commitment to providing his patients with the best treatments available. If restorations are needed, Dr. Hardt prides himself in creating them to look as good or better than natural teeth in addition to being durable, providing value by lasting for years to come.
When Dr. Hardt isn’t practicing dentistry, you can usually find him taking photos or enjoying outdoor sports such as hiking, backpacking, camping, and fishing. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Teresa, and their many pets.
At Dr. Hardt's office, we care about every patient. Please call our office if you have any questions about the insurances we accept! We also accept the Care Credit Payment Plan.