Dr. Rico Short


Dr. Rico Short
Dr. Rico D. Short is a board certified endodontist, author, and speaker. In addition, he is an expert spokesperson on Endodontics for the American Dental Association (ADA), a professional organization representing approximately 161,000 U.S. dentists. He is also “The Root Canal Specialist To The Stars”.

Dr. Short has over 20 years of experience in dentistry and over 17 years in endodontics. He is a member of the Fellow International College of Dentist, a graduate of the ADA Institute of Diversity In Leadership Program, and an ADA Success Speaker. He is also an expert consultant in endodontics to the Georgia Board of Dentistry and an assistant clinical professor at The Dental College of Georgia in Augusta. Dr. Short is an independent national lecturer and is endorsed by the American Association of Endodontists speaker’s bureau.

Dr. Short has written numerous articles and published in several journals including Dentistry Today (He made the exclusive cover April 2013), Inside Dentistry, UpScale Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine, and the Journal of Endodontics. In addition, he has published over 1,000 articles on social media involving case studies in endodontics. They are called “The SHORT Case Of The Day” in which he has a robust worldwide following of over 100,000 dentists.

Dr. Short is also a motivational speaker and author. His previous book entitled “Getting to the Root of Your Problem: 365 Days of Inspirational Thinking” is considered one of the most thought provoking self published books to date. His new book “In The Eye Of A Storm” details his journey through a potentially career ending eye injury. He travels abroad teaching people to tap into their God given potential to make a positive difference in society. Dr. Short is married to Angela Short who is a dental hygienist. They have two children Jayla and Ava.