Meet Dr. Jirsa

Richard C. Jirsa, DDS, MS

Meet Dr. Jirsa
Experienced Periodontist in Prescott AZ

Richard C. Jirsa, DDS, MS

Dr. Jirsa has been in practice locally since 1989. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Cornell College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry, and then went on to pursue a career in dentistry. After moving back to his native Illinois, he graduated from Northwestern University Dental School. Dr. Jirsa then completed a Masters Degree with a Certificate in Periodontology from Ohio State University before moving to Arizona to open his practice.

As a patient-focused doctor, he makes sure that your needs, comfort and concerns are of the highest priority. He prides himself on staying abreast of the latest technology and providing you with the most advanced care available. For instance, his office is equipped with a Cone Beam CT scanner. This high-tech device increases the accuracy of dental implant placement while reducing surgical time and the healing period following treatment.

Dr. Jirsa also values maintaining strong collaborative relationships with referring general dentists and being a part of the local dental community. He is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Western Society of Periodontology
  • Arizona Society of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Implantology
  • American Dental Association

On a Personal Note

Dr. Jirsa has always tried to give back to the local community.  Currently, he is a senior member of the Kiwanis Club of Prescott, a Board member of the Prescott YMCA, and a mentor with the Yavapai Big Brothers program. He is married, has two children, and 5 Italian Spinones.