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Fort Collins Dentists Dr. Richard Pass and Dr. Kevin Pass

 Dr. Richard J. Pass, DDS - Fort Collins Dentist

Dr. Richard J. Pass, DDS

Richard is thrilled to be in Fort Collins, CO.  He is married to Binita, his beautiful wife; they have a son, an adorable boy named Elliot and two wonderful daughters, Simran and Aurelia. Richard is proud to run this terrific dental practice that has been in Fort Collins for over 20 years.  Richard feels extremely privileged to be part of such a fantastic dental office with such brilliant staff.  

Richard was born in Yorkshire England.  He grew up in the United Kingdom, South Africa, and in Kansas City.  Richard graduated cum laude from the Pembroke Hill School in 1999.  He then went on to obtain a bachelors degree in chemical engineering with distinction and honors from the University of Kansas.

He scored in the top 0.3% in the nation on the National Board Dental Examination on clinical science.  Richard graduated cum laude from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, one of the top-ranked dental schools in the United States.  He is a graduate of the implant preceptorship and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the world’s largest dental implant organization.  Richard also has special training in gum grafting to treat areas of recession and gum disease.  He has provided mission work as far away as the Philippines.  He loves playing sports, staying fit, and flying.

Dr. Richard Pass with his beautiful wife, Binita, and his lovely children, Elliot, Aurelia, and Simran

Dr. Kevin Pass, DDS - Fort Collins Dentist

Dr. Kevin Pass, DDS

Dr Kevin Pass graduated with a dental degree at the age of 23 from the University of Manchester, England, in 1977.  He established four new dental offices in the UK.  Subsequently, in the early 1980’s, Dr Kevin experienced dental practice in Perth, Australia. In 1984 he moved with his family to Cape Town, South Africa, to escape the UK climate and to practice outside of a socialized medical system. While in South Africa, Kevin became involved with teaching dentists and technicians the techniques involved with using porcelain veneers and resins to restore the beauty and function of patient’s teeth. He gave continuing education programs throughout South Africa including at the Universities of Witwatersrand, Stellenbosch and Pretoria.

Upon his return to the UK, Kevin continued to lecture and teach across Europe. He was invited to speak in Sweden, Ireland, Greece, France, Ireland, Italy, Holland and throughout the UK. Eventually, a US dental company sponsored Kevin’s move to the USA in 1992. 

Kevin was appointed an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri, Kansas City where he taught Operative Dentistry. He was also awarded a DDS from UMKC in 1996. Concurrently, Kevin was on the faculty of University Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio, as a member of the Aesthetic Dentistry Department, where he conducted research into dental adhesives. He was a member of the International Association for Dental Research on Cosmetic Dentistry.

In 1997 Kevin returned to full time practice specializing in restoring complex restorative problems and smiles. He also took many hours of continuing education and was one of the first general practitioners to offer implant placement and restoration. Kevin built up a large dental office in Overland Park, Kansas City.

Richard Pass, his son, practiced with him for two years before relocating to Colorado and starting a family. Subsequently, Kevin and his wife decided to move to Fort Collins to be close to their family and grandchildren. Kevin’s daughter, Catherine, is now a practicing dentist in St. Louis, Missouri.  His other son, William, has a degree in neurobiology and just finished veterinary school in 2016.