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Richard Goren, DDS

Senior Vice President & Chief Dental Officer

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As a long time veteran of the dental health care industry, Dr. Goren has 20 years of executive level experience using his clinical background to provide quality care and access for members across the nation. Prior to joining LIBERTY, he was the Second Vice President, Group Products, and National Dental Director for The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian) where his primary duties included the development of PPO and DHMO networks, managing dental claim policy, and oversight of Guardian’s national dental quality management program. Before joining Guardian in 1996, Dr. Goren served in the role of Western Regional Dental Director at CIGNA Dental.

Dr. Goren has the additional accomplishments of being a charter member of the California Department of Corporations Quality of Care Working Task Force and developed his clinical expertise in dentistry while running a private practice for 14 years in southern California. His academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, both earned from the University of California, Los Angeles. He continues to stay involved in organized dentistry by maintaining his membership in the California Dental Association and American Dental Association.